Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Vegetarian chili

When making a vegetarian chili, how many aluminium cans do you open? Five, six, more? Making a meal from cans doesn’t appeal to me, but when fresh foods are not available, canned foods are an alternative. And when you are short on time, cans are convenient. Nonetheless, if you are trying to minimise your exposure […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Crispy tasty tofu

If you are vegetarian, vegan or just want to cut down on your meat intake, tofu can be part of your healthy diet. Tofu is made from fermented soya beans. It is rich in protein, iron, fiber and calcium. In addition, it contains all essential amino acids and other important minerals and vitamins. Tofu also […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Green Thai curry bowls

Coconut milk, made from white coconut flesh and water, is a staple of Thai cuisine. But are coconuts good for you? If you look at the research, coconuts and their products tend to swing between the “good food” and “bad food” camps. However, one common thread that stands out is that coconuts and coconut-based products, […]

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