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Diabetes

Over 420 million people worldwide have diabetes, with type 2 diabetes comprising the majority of people with diabetes around the world. It is largely the result of excess body weight and physical inactivity. Tailored diet plans with online monitoring contact advice@yvonnetreacynutrition.com If you have a long term illness and would like information on diet and...

by June 19, 2017July 20, 2017
A Note On Vitamin D
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A Note On Vitamin D

People most at risk from deficiency in Vitamin D include persons institutionalized, obese, and older or those who have darker skin. A deficiency in Vitamin D is associated with lower bone mass. Increasing Vitamin D through exposure to sun light and increasing dietary Vitamin D can significantly reduce the likelihood of developing Osteoporosis. Few foods...

by June 19, 2017July 20, 2017
Osteoporosis
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Osteoporosis

Prevention and Management Osteoporosis is both very common and preventable disease. It is characterized by low bone mass and skeletal fragility which can lead to increased risk of fractures. Nutrition and physical activity plays a major role on the acquisition and maintenance of bone mass. The building of healthy bones should begin in our earlier...

by June 19, 2017July 20, 2017
Nutrition in Health and Disease
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Nutrition in Health and Disease

Living a healthy lifestyle with a nutrient rich balanced diet plays a critical role in both prevention and treatment of many common illness and disease. Our diet contributes to the prevalence of diseases such as Obesity, Diabetes and Cardio Vascular Disease. Such diseases are very much preventable with the right diet plan and a healthy...

by June 19, 2017July 20, 2017
Beetroot Frittata
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Beetroot Frittata

Like with all my frittata I generally remove half the yokes, reducing the fat content of the dish (e.g. if you use 4 eggs remove 2 yokes) Peel and cube a sweet potato and one beetroot. Roast in the oven for 30 minutes at 200degrees until both are cooked. Sauté an onion, garlic, diced red...

by June 19, 2017July 20, 2017
Heavenly Feta With Dressed Beetroot
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Heavenly Feta With Dressed Beetroot

To make the dressing, add 2tbsp of white wine vinegar, 2tsp of honey and 1tps of wholegrain mustard to 1/3 cup of good quality extra virgin olive oil and mix well. Roast 2 tbsp of walnuts, crush and add to the dressing. Chop a skinned pear in half and poach gently in some red wine....

by June 19, 2017July 20, 2017
Beetroot with goat’s cheese
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Beetroot with goat’s cheese

Roast some pine nuts in an oven at 180 degrees for 5-6 minutes, remove and allow cooling. Heat the goat’s cheese (with skin) for 10 minutes at 180degrees until heated through. Place the cheese on a green leaf salad with the chopped beetroot. Sprinkle the roasted pine nuts over the top with a drizzle of...

by June 19, 2017July 20, 2017
Cooking Beets
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Cooking Beets

Carefully rinse any soil that may be on the beets, avoiding damaging the skin as we can lose rich nutrients through the skin while cooking. Boil the beetroot fully intact with roots and leaves, placing the leaves out of the water preventing them from cooking. Bring the water to the boil and simmer for 45minutes...

by June 19, 2017July 20, 2017
Making The Active Life Seem Easier With Nitrate Boosting Beets
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Making The Active Life Seem Easier With Nitrate Boosting Beets

You can very easily grow beetroot in your garden and have freshly pulled beetroot with all your summer parties. I purchase mine from the local farmers market as they are literally pulled from the ground fully intact. The leaves from the beets are delicious with salads and like all greens they are not only high...

by June 19, 2017July 20, 2017
Thai style Chicken Burger
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Thai style Chicken Burger

Mix together in a large bowl, 1Lb of ground chicken, 2 crushed garlic cloves, 2 shallots finely chopped, 1 red chilli finely chopped, 1tsp of grated ginger, and 2tbs of fish oil. Shape into burgers and cook on a hot pan using a little rapeseed oil. Serve wrapped in iceberg lettuce with a dollop of...

by June 19, 2017June 19, 2017