June 29, 2018

‘Not Even Water?’ – The Benefits Of Fasting

May marked the beginning of Ramadan, an Islamic month that consists of fasting 30 consecutive days from sunrise to sunset. Ramadan involves abstaining from food and drink throughout the day, and focusing more on good human values and spirituality. To get an idea of what a typical day in Ramadan was like, here is a brief outline: 3:25am to 4am – eating Suhoor (the pre-fast meal) This consisted of eating […]
March 29, 2018

Eight Weight Loss Strategies That Work

Summer is around the corner, and the common theme for most is weight loss. Here is a summary of eight weight loss tips as reported in TIME that actually work:   1. Eat a big breakfast – Skipping breakfast actually leads to weight gain, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. It can also cause an increase in blood pressure, cholesterol and fasting […]
December 22, 2017

Peanut-Apple Crunch Balls

Recipe By: Diabetic Living Magazine “Lightly wetting your hands helps make the cereal, apple, and peanut mixture easier to shape into balls. A drizle of white chocolate tops them off.” Ingredients ⅓ cup chunky peanut butter ¼ cup 68% vegetable oil spread ¼ cup honey 1 cup rice and wheat cereal flakes, coarsely crushed 1 cup bran flakes, coarsely crushed ⅓ cup finely snipped dried apples 2 tablespoons finely chopped […]
November 28, 2017

Lemony Baked Basa Fillets

Ingredients: 2 basa fillets 4 tbspn melted butter 4 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 tbspn paprika Salt to taste 1 tspn parsley  1/4 cup green onions chopped up and set aside as garnish   Directions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees Wash fish fillets and pat dry and place in a pre-greased baking dish Pour lemon juice and melted butter over fish Sprinkle remaining ingredients over fish Bake uncovered for 10-12 […]
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