Hypertension

Hypertension

The International Journal of Epidemiology published a shocking finding that: South Africa has the highest rate of high blood pressure reported among people aged 50 and over for any country in the world, at any time in history.  It is estimated that 6.3 million people...

National Nutrition Week 2016

Love your beans! The theme for National Nutrition Week 2016 is “Love your beans.”  It is not only beans that we are focusing, but all legumes. Legumes include: Chickpeas Lentils Split peas All beans: green beans, baked beans, kidney beans, pinto beans,...

Gain control over stress eating

Gain Control Over Stress Eating The cycle of stress eating Nutrition and food can be complicated! I find this is especially so when individuals are trying to lose weight because not all foods are nutritious. Foods can be linked to various emotional times throughout...

Super Foods: Eggs

Super Foods: Eggs Egg white vs Egg yolk What is the healthiest part of an egg? Is it the egg yolk or the egg white? Well both are very important. Eggs are seen as a super food for its rich protein and nutritional profile. Yes the yolk does have cholesterol but it does...