Why do we need fiber ? What kind of fiber should I have?

We often hear the term fiber. I need more fiber, I am constipated, I need to have more of this and that. But what is fiber, why is it so important to have in our daily meals and how much is enough. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that the body can’t digest. Though mostContinue reading “Why do we need fiber ? What kind of fiber should I have?”

Do you know what is the healthiest kind of sugar?

When I was growing up in Colombia, I remember going with my family to the Cane sugar plantations. Wow!It was amazing to see how they extract the sugars from this amazing trees. Back in years, I did not care about the number of calories a gram of sugar it has but I just remember theContinue reading “Do you know what is the healthiest kind of sugar?”

Life, family and Diabetes.

November is the awareness month of Diabetes. We are trying to get funds to find the cure for the lifelong condition called DIABETES, through the Spinal Cord Society. I try don’t think much about this but when I want to have a mindful moment, when the kids are in bed or one of those daysContinue reading “Life, family and Diabetes.”

Maca at the Saturday market

Springtime in Queenstown, perfect excuse to go to the local market searching for the superfood. My favourite season as the days get warmer, birds sing in the morning, the days get longer but not too long, still cold mornings and cold nights but still nice weather without wearing lots of layers of clothes. Good excuseContinue reading “Maca at the Saturday market”