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Stress and Emotional Eating

Stress is a state of emotional tension and can be classified into mild anxiety and pathological or chronic stress. Mild stress can help the body to react in resolving faster situations that need immediate attention such as daily life problems. Pathological stress is usually accompanied by feelings of guilt, fear, tension and anxiety for an […]

Myths and Truths about Nutrition

On a daily basis we receive a wealth of information in regards to nutrition and weight loss. Often the source of this type of information originates from non-specialists thus false impressions are made. What are the myths and truths related to diet? “Olive oil has fewer calories than other oils.” Olive oil in comparison with […]

Healthy Nails, Hair & Skin

Many believe that cosmetics is one of the most important factor for keeping up appearances but in reality diet is the major factor which is crucial for healthy skin, hair and nails. Fragile nails with pigmentation, dull hair that break easily and oily skin with pale color is often evidence of a diet with deficiencies […]

Glycaemic Index

With the term glycaemia index we mean the way the blood sugar increases in the blood after  a meal.  Foods which might influence the blood glucose are mainly carbohydrates containing meals such as pulses ,milk, fruits, milk products and sugar.  The range of increase of the glycaemia index depends on the kind of the carbohydrates, […]

Stress and emotional eating

Stress is a state of emotional tension and can be classified into mild anxiety and pathological or chronic stress. Mild stress can help the body to react in resolving faster situations that need immediate attention such as daily life problems. Pathological stress is usually accompanied by feelings of guilt, fear, tension and anxiety for an […]

Pregnancy and nutrition

Women during pregnancy are particularly in need of a healthy and balanced diet to ensure proper fetal development and the reduction of complications during pregnancy. The idea that a pregnant woman should eat for two is not true and excesses should generally be avoided. During  the first quarter of the pregnancy the woman should avoid […]

Pita Bread with Turkey, Leeks and Sour Cream

Ingredients: 1tbsp Olive Oil ½ chopped leek 460gr chopped roasted turkey 2tbsp hot pepper sauce 3tbsp tomato juice 2tbsp Jack Daniel’s Barbecue Sauce 100gr sour cream 10 small pita breads           Preparation: 1. Sauté the leek in the olive oil. 2. Add the rest of the ingredients, in the order given […]

Lamb with Lemon and Rosemary

Ingredients: 1kg of lamb (without fat) ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp lemon zest 2 tbsp fresh chopped rosemary 3 tbsp mustard with granules Thick salt Freshly grounded black pepper             Preparation: 1. In a deep bowl, marinate the lamb for 24 hours, along with all the ingredients except […]

Indian Chicken Masala with Yogurt

Ingredients: 2tbsp olive oil 2kgr of chicken breasts cut in cubes of 2cm ½ g fresh coriander for garnish Marinade: 600gr yoghurt (2%Fat) 2tbsp fresh lemon juice 2tbsp cumin 2tbsp sweet paprika 2tbsp black pepper 2tbsp grated ginger 1tsp cinnamon 1tsp salt ½ tsp cayenne pepper Sauce: 1tbsp butter 2 smashed cloves of garlic 2tsp […]

Chicken with Mushrooms and Wine

Ingredients: 500gr chicken breasts cut in strips. Pinch of salt and pepper 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp butter 2 chopped cloves of garlic 200gr sliced mushrooms ¼ cup white wine ½ cup chicken broth 1 tsp corn flour dissolved in a bit of water 1 tbsp mustard A bit of chopped parsley     […]