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    The Mediterranean diet

    The Mediterranean diet is well-known for its beneficial contribution towards a healthy heart. The majority of the diet is focused on consuming large amounts of fruits, vegetables and vegetarian proteins. Moderate amounts of whole grains are also consumed, and only small amounts of red meat. The higher fat content of this diets is attributed [...]

    Date and Banana Bran Muffins :: A Mother’s Day Idea

    This is a great and easy-to-make breakfast idea for Mother’s day. They are delicious, moist and slightly sweet, perfect to serve with a little bit of butter and cheese, and some Rooibos tea on the side. This recipe is a healthier alternative to normal white muffins as they are very high in fiber, [...]

    People who live the longest – Blue Zones

    An innovative study, lead by Dan Buettner and National Geographic, has been conducted on the diets of individuals who live the longest, which then evolved into demographics and/or geographic areas of the world where people were healthier and lived measurably longer than the average individuals. These areas have been named “Blue Zones” and include [...]

    Crispy baked sweet potato ribbons

    This is a good alternative snack to potato chips to serve friends when you have them over for dinner, or to eat at home by yourself. Sweet potatoes are higher in fiber and more vitamin A and C compared to white potatoes. Sweet potatoes also have fewer calories by weight, although its sugar content [...]