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Tzatziki Tzatziki is an easy, carb clever recipe that can be a dip or dressing for many meals. For example: you can eat it with crudités as a snack or use it in your low carb cauliflower wraps. Cucumber is a natural way of reducing water retention.   Diet stage: start-up, follow-up and maintenance Cal= 160 read more…

Mayonnaise/Yoghurt Dressing Are you tired of dry, boring salads? This is an ideal dressing if you want to put the oomph back in your salad. This creamy, rich dressing works well with biltong and avocado salads. This dressing is also delicious on top of the Zucchini/Baby Marrow Cheese Fritters. Diet stage: start-up (yoghurt), follow-up (yoghurt or read more…

Legit Hot Chocolate This super easy and totally legit hot chocolate recipe is ideal for those icy nights and when you’re craving chocolate, but want to limit sugar intake.  Diet stage: start-up, follow-up and maintenance You need: 1 tsp (teaspoon) unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon Suki (or any aspartame free nutritive sweetener to taste) ½ read more…

Practical Tips to Incorporate Exercise into Your Daily Life Written by Anri van Rooyen (Health & Fitness Consultant) We all know that exercising is great for us for different aspects of our lives: emotionally, mentally (improved mood, happiness, self-confidence) and physically (to gain muscle and lose fat gives us a more streamlined body). Daily exercise read more…

Blessings and Gratitude to All To all our patients: we wish you love and blessings for now and throughout the new beginning a new year symbolises. To support you, we are keeping our prices at 2016 rates until 31 Jan 2017! Office hours We close 23 Dec. 2016 at 16h00 – Nikita will be here read more…

Facebook post on Metabolic Syndrome In a recent Facebook post based on an article that Dr Arien shared: This is a very interesting article and emphasises once again what Dr Arien says in her book (Managing Diabetes and Related Health Challenges) on insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. Comment on Facebook post: Eating sugar causes depression and read more…

Breast Health Written by Dr Arien van der Merwe The most devastating loss of life from breast cancer occurs in women between 30-50 years of age. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women 40-44 years of age. Although breast cancer has only 10% the morbidity and read more…

Digestive Friendly Egg This recipe is great for constipation, by adding fiber to your scrambled eggs.  Cal= +/- 220 You need: 1 cup oat bran 1 cup digestive bran 1 egg 2 tbsp coconut oil 2 tbsp milk Salt & pepper to taste Method: Mix 1 cup of oat bran and 1 cup digestive bran read more…

Blueberry Almond Pancakes This is a yummy, weight control friendly pancake. So luckily on those rainy days you can still have a guilt free pancake. This recipe can be used from phase 2 of our Weight Control Clinic Program. Serving size: 1 You need: 1 egg ¼ cup almond meal/flour (or finely ground almonds) ¼ cup read more…

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