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Seasonal Low-Carb Dishes

February is almost at an end – as it the season for many fruit and vegetables we associated with this time of year. Nevertheless, we’ve done a round-up of what’s in season at the moment. If you eat seasonally, you get food at its best. It also means less food miles, as the food can … Continue reading

Jovina Cooks Italian: Marsala mushroom sauce
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Jovina Cooks Italian: Marsala mushroom sauce

      Once again Jovina shows us how little additions of garlic, herbs and wine can bring a little touch of Italy into your life, wherever that is.  Garlicky Marsala Mushroom Sauce This sauce can be  folded into an omelet or served with pan-fried chicken breasts or over pork chops. Ingredients 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive … Continue reading

Can supplements help diabetes related visual problems?
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Can supplements help diabetes related visual problems?

Are supplements a waste of money? This article from Diabetes in Control describes and experiment to find out…..  Do Supplements Help Diabetes Vision? June 26th, 2015   This was a 6-month randomized, controlled clinical trial of patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes with no retinopathy or mild to moderate non-proliferative retinopathy assigned to … Continue reading

Leoni at Low Carb Store: Blueberry and Lemon Loaf
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Leoni at Low Carb Store: Blueberry and Lemon Loaf

This recipe is from Low Carb Store and was invented by Leoni, their resident dietician.   Ingredients 125g almond flour 3 eggs 75g inulin 100g blueberries Zest of 1 lemon 45g butter 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking powder Nutrition Per Slice Recipe makes 10 slices   Net (Total) Carbs 2.3g Fat 8.5g Protein 4.9g Fibre 7g … Continue reading

Margaret Coles:  Invite this Physiotherapist into your home
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Margaret Coles: Invite this Physiotherapist into your home

At  www.movingtherapy.co.uk. you can find Margaret Cole’s free educational resource to help your health and well being. Margaret worked as a community physiotherapist and when she retired she decided to put her knowledge and experience to good use. She produced videos covering a lot of different situations that you can face regarding your physical and … Continue reading

Jovina Cooks Italian: Fruit with Mascarpone and Marsala
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Jovina Cooks Italian: Fruit with Mascarpone and Marsala

Strawberries are traditionally used in this Italian dessert from Trapani Italy, but given our seasonal constraints, feel free to use any fruit that appeals. This would make a nice treat for Valentine’s day. Strawberry, Mascarpone, and Marsala Budini Budini is Italian for puddings or parfaits. Makes 6 servings Ingredients 1 8-ounce container mascarpone cheese 6 … Continue reading