‘Bad’ Diet in pregnancy & ‘ADHD’…

New research conducted by scientists from University of Bristol & King’s College London found that a high sugar and high fat diet during pregnancy may be linked to symptoms of ADHD in children who show problems early in life. The study showed epigenetic changes at birth may explain the link between unhealthy diet- behavioural problems and ADHD. Problems…

Summer Fun and diabetes management…

Now we are hitting summer, a time to relax, unwind and enjoy, getting ready for the summer parties, picnics, barbecues, outings and events-a time when eating and drinking seems to be never-ending, do you agree?   Sometimes, these events can be constant over a few days; this constant eating and indulging means it becomes difficult…

Rainbow Food For Gorgeous Skin…

BEAUTIFUL SKIN! We all want it NOW! And we want to maintain it throughout our life, but how? If you look after your body internally, be wise about your food and drink choices and use some reasonably priced natural organic beauty products; you will look and feel gorgeous! I have been lucky to have soft,…

‘SHOCKING’ sugar levels in hot drinks!

Research findings estimated that more than 1/3 of drinks contain the same amount or MORE SUGAR than a can of coca-cola, which contains 9 teaspoons of sugar per can. Around 1.7 billion cups of coffee are sold each year and 1/5 of the population visit coffee shops daily (including teens). A report by ‘Action on…

Cure Your Tummy with Honey…

Honey has extensive medicinal value, for the body and soul. An earthly medicine and heavenly cure…. The prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) used to drink some honey mixed with some water on an empty stomach, to preserve health. A hadith narrated by Ibn Majah & others stated that our beloved Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said: “Make…

Oh Soo Splendid Fruit Juice….

Protect your body with a Fruity drink-Bursting with Anti-oxidants! High in vitamins A, C, potassium, calcium and fibre. Thought to prevent some cancers. 1/2 avocado stoned & roughly chopped/ 115g blueberries/ 115g strawberries hulled/ juice od 1 tangerine or a small orange/ 125ml cold water Put all the ingredients into a blender until smooth-add ice…

Coconut-Blueberries- & Mango Quinoa

Serves 4: Cook 20 mins 115 g quinoa, 300 ml of coconut milk/ rinsed/ 100 g blueberries/75 g caster sugar/ 300 ml coconut milk/ juice of 1 lime/ 350 g mango chopped/ 1/2 inch (piece f ginger) chopped/ 4 tbsp coconut shavings Put the coconut milk and quinoa in a saucepan and bring to boil…