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Lentil Yoghurt Soup

Lentil Yoghurt Soup

The weather this week calls for a hearty soup!  There are several different ways of making a good lentil soup, but this one is our favourite. Taken from one of our favourite chefs in town who happens to be Harper's Bazaar's food editor, Dalia. To make this soup vegan, simply remove the yoghurt topping.  Ingredients: - 2 tbsp olive oil - 2 carrots, peeled and chopped - 1 large onion, finely chopped - 5 garlic cloves, finely minced - 2 tsp cumin - 1 1/2 cups lentils - 6 cups vegetable stock - juice of 1 lemon - 1 cup yoghurt -...

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Roasted Cauliflower With Pomegranate Molasses

Roasted Cauliflower With Pomegranate Molasses

This recipe by Maha's Kitchen Secrets is diabetic friendly, keto-friendly and above all healthy, easy and quick. Cauliflower exists in almost all cuisines, and it can be prepared in endless ways. It is a super healthy non-starchy and underrated vegetable. This white ball of supreme goodness belongs to the brassica family, which includes cabbage, kale, broccoli and sprouts. This family sits high on the chart among the healthiest of vegetables. It is rich in antioxidants, vitamin K, B6, C, Manganese, folate and potassium. It has anti-inflammatory properties, helps reduce the risk of heart disease and reduces the risk of cancer. It...

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Food For Beauty

Food For Beauty

What can be more beautiful than naturally glowing skin, shiny hair and strong nails?  We all heard that beauty comes from within, but it mostly comes from foods that nourish your body :)  Lack of some vitamins and nutrients is bad news for your appearance. To target healthy, natural beauty, the most important nutrients, vitamins and minerals are:  Healthy fats like Omega-3 Protein Vitamin C Vitamin E  Vitamin D Beta-carotene and vitamin A Zinc Iron Calcium  Antioxidants AvocadosAvocados contain healthy fats. These fats benefit many functions in your body, including the health of your skin. Avocados are also a good...

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You are not what you eat, you are what you absorb!

You are not what you eat, you are what you absorb!

I highly believe that there is no “one size fits all” diet; not everything works for everyone. Also, I truly believe that we can eat the healthiest foods, but if we don’t end up digesting and absorbing them, they won’t end up in our cells in order to provide us with their nutritional benefits. Both the digestion of the food we eat and the absorption of its nutrients are the functions that allow the entire body to be nourished. To start, food is first broken down in macronutrients and micronutrients, processed into amino acids and then the absorption happens. Gut microbes play an important...

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