An Avocado a Day

Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions. Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like avocados decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and overall mortality while promoting a...
Posted On 03 May 2013

Diabetes is best managed with a proper diet

Diet is an important factor in the management of diabetes. All patients with diabetes, and relevant family members, should have the opportunity to consult a Nutritionist/Dietitian. Instructions merely to ‘avoid sugar’ or ‘lose weight’ are insufficient in most cases, and proper dietary advice is essential. A...
Posted On 03 Apr 2013

Simple steps to a Healthy Weight Loss

Healthy weight loss is not just about a ‘diet’ or ‘program’. It focuses on your lifestyle; your eating habits, physical activities, your health status, your environment among other important factors. It is about an ongoing lifestyle that includes long-term changes in daily eating, exercising and sleeping habits,...
Posted On 03 Mar 2013

Tips for Choosing a Nutrient-Rich Diet

You should enjoy your diet. In choosing nutrient-rich foods, you’ll notice they are familiar, easy to find and represent the five basic food groups. Achieving balance and building a healthier diet can be simple and stress-free. Selecting nutrient-rich foods and beverages first is a way to make better choices...
Posted On 03 Feb 2013

An ounce of prevention is better than a ton of treatment

Too many of us do not have the slightest idea of how to maintain good health. When illness strikes, we rely on medication to cure us. What we fail to realize is that we play a major role in the maintenance of our health and in protecting ourselves from many preventable conditions; mainly chronic diseases or...
Posted On 03 Jan 2013