Diabetes be gone!

Lentil salad with goat cheese and fermented cinnamon apples

We have all heard about diabetes and how prevalent it has become. In fact, over the last 35 years the number of adults diagnosed with diabetes has almost quadrupled to 422 million. Earlier diabetes was a disease that we related to getting old, but nowadays we see the disease, specifically type-2-diabetes, start developing from childhood even. Diabetes occurs due to genetics and to a large degree lifestyle as well. But what is diabetes? Diabetes is a disease characterized by elevated blood sugar levels, which over time lead to serious complications.

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Stop AGEing! Kiwi and Sweet potato Timbal Ceviche.

ceviche timbal

Ceviche is  a wonderful way  to cook without the heat that produces AGE(advanced glycation end) products that make you age prematurely. We had chef Justine Navarro visiting us, and she made this delicious treat for us.
INGREDIENTS :3  fillets of  a firm white fish cut into 0.5 cm squares
1  sweet red  bell  pepper diced into squares
1 spring onion with  green stalks  diagonally sliced (so much flavor in the green !)
The juice of 3 lemons one lime  and 2 mandarins
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
Radish sprouts to use sparingly on top.
Salt and Pepper to taste.

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IS CEVICHE SUPER ANTI-AGING?!

Anti Aging Ceviche

What makes ceviche exceptionally healthy?

When food is cooked under heat it increases its content of AGE’s (advanced glycation end products), which ironical to their acronym, make you age faster, and also prone to degenerative diseases. As fish in ceviche is cooked solely on citric acid, it drastically reduces the content of AGE’s. Here a ceviche recipe.

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The Maltese bruschetta: A fresh healthy starter!

maltese bruschettaThis great-tasting starter is usually served with crunchy unleavened type of Maltese bread, which is unfortunately known  for its high levels of mercury. So here it is “à la tostada” ! … Served on a crispy corn tortilla, gluten-free and oven baked.

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Guilt-free goodness in a glass

spinach popeye

There are many good things to be known about spinach apart from the famous boost of strength that the pipe-smoking sailor-man Popeye used to take from it when faced with trouble.

The dark green leaves contain high levels of chlorophyll and health promoting carotenoids (beta carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin) with anti-inflammatory and anti-cancerous properties and are especially important for healthy eye-sight, helping to prevent macular degeneration and cataracts – so not only Popeye’s biceps would bulge when he opened a tin of spinach, but his sight would get sharper, his energy – restored and his vitality – improved.

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Apple Kombucha

Apple Kombucha

For kombucha lovers who want to take it to the next level. Try this recipe and you will be surprise of such a tasty, fizzy, and healthy treat.

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Green goodness!

Green Smoothie

Have all the benefits from the greens in this smoothie!

Rice bran is very high in magnesium, yogurt will provide some protein (goat yogurt has the highest protein), hemp protein is usually high in fiber plus the Omega 3 benefits, matcha green tea will give you a very good kick of energy, nutritional yeast is a great source of the vitamin B complex for your nervous system, flaxseed oil is the highest vegetable source of Omega 3, mango is sometimes enough sweetener and it contains some good vitamin A,  avocado is a great way to make the smoothie a sustained source of energy with healthy calories! A hint of detox, yes please spirulina! Blend and enjoy!

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Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food – Hippocrates

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