The Rise And Rise Of Kidney Disease

The increasing popularity of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen has parallels in the rise in kidney disease, which is now more common than diabetes.


Men And Women: Nutritionally Worlds Apart

An apple may have tempted Eve, but modern women and men need to be far more savvy about food choices due to their different physiological demands, not only between the sexes but at different ages. Examining the five most vital … Continued

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Wholemeal Banana And Yoghurt Bread

Makes 1 loaf Ingredients 115 gm butter, softened 115 gm brown sugar 2 eggs 3 medium ripe bananas 200 gm vanilla yoghurt 250 gm wholemeal self raising flour 1 tsp mixed spice Method 1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease … Continued


Easy Pizza

Serves: 2 adults (1 pizza each) and 2 children (½ pizza each) Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients 3 wholemeal 20 cm Lebanese pita breads ¼ cup tomato paste ½ cup canned kidney beans, drained and rinsed … Continued


Lamb And Pine Nut Pilaf

Cooking time: 25 minutes Serves: 4 people Ingredients • 750g butternut pumpkin, peeled, deseeded, cut into 1cm pieces • olive oil cooking spray • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil • 1 brown onion, finely chopped • 1 garlic clove, crushed … Continued


Barley Risotto With Broccolini And Lemon

Cooking time: 1 hour 5 mins (20 mins prep – 45 mins cook) Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1½ cups pearl barley 3 garlic cloves, crushed 5 cups reduced-salt vegetable stock 2 bunches broccolini … Continued


Vegetable And Bean Curry

This curry is not only nutritious, with help from vegetables, kidney beans and chick peas, but quick and easy – perfect for a cold winter’s night. Ingredients 2 large potatoes cut into small cubes 2 large carrots cut into small … Continued