Sweet corn and capsicum fritters with avocado smash Serves: 4 Time to make: 30 mins 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 250g frozen sweet corn, thawed 1 small red capsicum, diced 30g pumpkin seeds 125g chickpea flour 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 eggs, lightly beaten Avocado smash 1 large ripe avocado 150g frozen broad beans, thawed juice of 1/2 lime, plus lime wedges, to serve 1/2 bunch mint, leaves picked […]
As we are starting to close out 2018 all of us at Active One would like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas. We hope that you have a fun filled Festive Season with friends and family and a safe and happy new year! To make sure we all have a fun and healthy holiday break here is 8 tips to see you through. Make sure you don’t go to Christmas parties hungry. Have something healthy to eat […]
If you’re working on getting leaner, don’t cut out good, healthy fats like omega-3 fatty acids. Lack of these nutrients can negatively impact the speed (and how) you age. To keep feeling and looking younger, incorporate more oily fish, walnuts, and flax seeds into your diet, which also help the skin stay supple and wrinkle-free. Omega-3s also help boost brain health and keep the heart in good shape.
People have varying degrees of success in lowering their cholesterol by changing their diets. Those who are most successful using diet changes to lower their cholesterol are those who lose excess weight. Dietchanges are usually the first step in lowering cholesterol before medicines are added. The diet’s main focus is to reduce the amount of saturated fat you eat, because saturated fat elevates your cholesterol. You can reduce the saturated fat in your diet by limiting the amount of meat […]
Eat more plant foods – vegetables, fruits, legumes and wholegrain cereal products – the more colourful the better! Eat less animal foods – cut down on cheese, avoid cream, reduce your meat intake and drop the processed meat Eat smaller but more regular meals – for most people this means less of the energy dense stuff for dinner Drink more water – careful with “empty” calories in fruit juice, cordial, soft drink and alcoholic beverages […]