67minutes seems to be the phrase that is on everyone’s mind in July. So before you think that we going to suggest 67 fruit portions or 67 calories per day, lets puts more emphasis on our health to allow us to take part in the 67minutes for Madiba Day.
67minutes of exercise on a regular basis.
The health benefits of regular exercise and any physical activity are hard to ignore:
1. Controls weight
When you exercise or do any form of physical activity you ‘burn’ calories, and the more intense the exercise the more calories you ‘burn’. This will allow you to prevent excess weight gain or help maintain a healthy weight.
Are you a Baking fan?
You'll be happy to know that you need to give up your favourite hobby. Here are tips for some healthy substitutes for common baking ingredients
Sugar substitute Unsweetened Pureed Apple
Best with: Cakes and baked goods.
How to: Cut the sugar amount in half by adding the same amount of pureed cooked apple plus an extra 1/3. Eg. If recipe calls for 1 cup sugar, you can use ½ cup sugar and about ¾ Cup pureed apple (½ cup +1/3). Keep in mind that you will need to cut down the recipe’s main liquid by about ¼ for every cup of apple sauce added.
Lila Bruk is a registered dietician, nutritional consultant and freelance health journalist.
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