Chicken & Mushroom pick-up pies

Home-made pies make perfect comfort food for this time of year. This dish looks amazing and is easy as pie to make! Cut down on the fat and calories by using filo pastry instead of high-fat shortcrust or puff pastry. Per Serving 280 calories 1.4% fat Serves 4 Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 40 […]

Rooibos – South Africa’s gift to health

Rooibos Improves Antioxidants When Dr Annique Theron discovered the anti-allergic properties of Rooibos in 1968, no research had been conducted on this miracle indigenous plant. Only from the 1980’s Japanese and American scientists started to investigate the health benefits of Rooibos and since then, many different studies have been conducted in various countries. Recently scientists […]

The New Superfood – CHIA Seeds!

Pronounced CHEE-ah, this highly nutritious seed has been aptly named, “History’s Forgotten Superfood”. Lost for over 500 years after the Spanish invasion of the 16th century, Chia is finally making a comeback due to its outstanding nutritional profile. Unlike any other food, Chia provides all that is essential for a healthy diet including Omega 3, […]

What is zest4life?

zest4life is an exciting new and powerful weight loss process designed to motivate you to change and improve your body, your health, and your well-being permanently and safe under the guidance of a trained and qualified Nutritional Therapist and Weight Loss Coach. Coaches run 1o week motivational group programmes which you attend for 2 hours […]

Cancer-Fighting Foods

It is currently estimated that 1 in 3 people will get cancer. In 20 years from now, this figure might grow up to 1 in 2 people. Eating certain kinds of foods is associated with a decreased risk of cancer. While the evidence accumulates, adding the following foods to your diet cannot hurt, and is […]

Coffee Shape – Nature’s Slimming Secret

Cosmetology Middle East, the source of ‘never seen before’ anti-aging products, has launched Coffee Shape the remarkable organic slimming green coffee manufactured by ATP Life Pty Ltd of Australia. Independent medical research confirms one cup daily, containing 200mg of green coffee extract, can contribute to up to 3 kilos of weight loss in 14 days.

The Psychology of Weight Loss

Ask any exercise teacher what is the most common question they get asked and the answer will be: ‘How can I tone up and lose weight?’ or: ‘How can I make my bottom/tummy/thighs/hips smaller?’ In other words, it is about the desire to change body shape and look different.

Fad Diets Exposed

There not many of us who have not experimented with fad diets at some point in our lives. Most of us feel so ecstatic when we see the kilos drop, the faster the better! We hardly ever worry about the science behind the eating plan or the reason why we are losing weight. Please read on to discover the truth about some popular fad diets…