https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHXYUuAa0g0 Hey guys! Been a while since I've posted so I thought it was time to mix it up a little... Here's some cool BBQ tips for getting the best out of your bbq chicken... The indirect cooking was new to me which probably explains why I have tended towards burning my chicken... The other great thing is with nice slow BBQ the fats … [Read more...] about Quick Guide To BBQ Chicken
Diabetes & Healthy Eating
Are Daily Vitamin Supplements Useful?
Hey there Guys. Today I was chatting with a patient about healthy eating and he asked if vitamin supplements are good for staying healthy. My answer? No. Here in Australia vitamin supplements are quite popular however for most people totally unnecessary. As reported in Australian Doctor: For some people, vitamins are a necessity. For most of us though, they are a waste of … [Read more...] about Are Daily Vitamin Supplements Useful?
Interesting Book: Why We Get Fat
Hey there Guys. I'm currently reading a very interesting book "Why We Get Fat" by Gary Taubes. I have to say that this book has really been fascinating in explaining how fat is a very active metabolic agent and not just a fat lump that does nothing. Through his research he explores the roles of hormonal balance and imbalance that leads to discoveries that are quite … [Read more...] about Interesting Book: Why We Get Fat
Why ‘healthy’ smoothies aren’t as good as they make out
Hey there Guys, as a follow on to my previous post about healthy eating I thought it was important to also share this news article about the dubious health claims of smoothies and blended fruit drinks. Many people have been influenced by advertising positioning smoothies and other blended fruit drinks as a healthy alternative to soft drinks and sodas. While smoothies … [Read more...] about Why ‘healthy’ smoothies aren’t as good as they make out
Looking For An Excuse To Avoid Brussels Sprouts?
Recently a Scotsman who was being treated with a blood thinning drug warfarin had a close call after a festive feed of Brussels sprouts. BEWARE eating too many Brussels sprouts this Christmas - a man has been hospitalised after overdosing on the festive veg. Vitamin K in the leafy greens interfered with blood-thinning medication the man was taking - causing him to suffer … [Read more...] about Looking For An Excuse To Avoid Brussels Sprouts?