Do you want to hear something scary? According to the World Health Organisation, the number of people in the world living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled since 1980. Diabetes Australia quotes that in Australia, 280 people are diagnosed with diabetes every day. That’s one every five minutes. And that figure doesn’t even take into account the number of people currently living with pre-diabetes. Diabetes complications can lead to serious health complications, including heart attacks, stroke, blindness, kidney failure and limb amputation. And the scariest part of all – but the part that should also give us the most hope – is that the most prevalent form of diabetes (type II) is entirely preventable….
I love muesli. The toasted stuff. The beautifully golden, deliciously sweet toasted stuff. In fact, I love it so much that usually I don’t keep it in the house. It is D-A-N-G-E-R-O-U-S. But sometimes you’ve just gotta live on the edge, you know? So on Sunday I cooked myself up a big batch. Cos I’m crazy yo. I’m proud to say I’ve only eaten about half of it so far and that’s pretty good going in my books, because it’s damn tasty stuff….
I’ve been a big fan of coconut products for the last 18 months or so, which actually makes me pretty late to the party compared to a lot of people. But what I lack in experience I make up for in enthusiasm, with some coconut-related product making an appearance in almost every meal. From my quinoa and sweet potato salad to the choc-coconut paleo cupcakes through to my fave chicken curry, there’s really not much that this magical fruit hasn’t done for me….
Attempting to find a place that serves a satisfying, nutritious lunch in the Sydney CBD is a bit like trying to find an Australian sports team that’s not losing to the Poms at the moment – they’re few and far between. So when I stumbled across Sanduba on George Street recently, I knew that the only fair thing to do was spread the word as far and wide as possible.
Whatever you do, don’t think about a puppy. Do not think about a cute little pink puppy tummy, just waiting for you to rub it. In fact, do not even think about thinking about a puppy. Stop it. Stop thinking about a puppy!