What is a Thermomix

Welcome to Keep Healthy website. In this post I’ll be reviewing a kitchen equipment called the ‘thermomix’ Can you imagine more than 20 kitchen utensils built into 1 equipment? Would you love to eat more healthy? Do you need to save some of the time you spend in the kitchen? Do you need to save some energy in food preparation? Do you want to know what exactly you are consuming…

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Food Plate

What is a healthy eating plate

A healthy meal begins with the combination of food portions planned to be served on a plate of food. The experts say we are what we eat. They are right, whatever foods we cultivate a habit of eating is who we will eventually grow into and become over the years. Thinking about preparing our food depends on what we have been used to eating and/or what state of health we…

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Pray for a cure for corona virus

How to prevent the coronavirus

Corona virus  is here already all we can do is prevent it from spreading beyond where it has gotten to. The house is already burning, we have to curtail the fire and put it out! Corona is not a bacteria, antibiotics cannot clear it. It is a virus we need a strong healthy body to fight it! We need to make sure we are boosting our immune system. Our immune…

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Fresh Tomatoes

The health benefits in Tomato

Is tomato a fruit or a vegetable? Some say it’s a fruit, some say it’s a vegetable while some say it’s both. Would you chop some tomatoes into your fruit salad? May be you would but I think tomato goes better with lettuce, cucumber and so on. Tomato grows like a fruit but it is consumed as a vegetable. What exactly are the health benefits in tomato? And what are…

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Stewed Chicken with vegetables

What is Healthy Meals?

I eat healthy! What do I mean by that statement? Am I trying to say I am a vegetarian, a vegan, a keto diet person am I on a starvation diet? Or do I stay away from some certain types of food? None of these statements describe my eating habits yet I eat healthy. How do I achieve eating healthy? I create my own recipes. I eat healthy meals. What…

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Use less Oil

Use less oil cooking

  Oil in salad, oil in deep-fried food, all oil and fat are dangerous? Can we eat any? How much is too much? How do we use less oil cooking? Using less oil and consuming less oil is what this post is all about. Types of fats and Oil in our food Animal fat such as lard. Animal oil, this is the oil that is released from the meat or…

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Apple Cider Vinegar

Benefits in drinking apple cider vinegar

So much is being said of Apple Cider Vinegar, what exactly is in it and why is it so important? Apple cider vinegar is the most healthy vinegar. Can this be true? We will find out in this post. How is Apple Cider Vinegar made What is in Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) and how is it made? Apple Cider Vinegar is a type of wine made from apples and sugar….

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Recipe Book

Soups & Stews book

  If you’ve always been intrigued by the idea of cooking the African way, but you don’t know where to start, my recipe book African Flavours is the right book for you. This book is about African Soups and Stews, first it introduces some African spices in their botanical and English names to aid recognising the spices. The book further explains in simple language how these spices can be used…

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Lemon in water

What’re the benefits of lemon water

Lemon water is lemon juice mixed with water. It could be cold, warm or hot water. Lemon water is excellent as a daily drink first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. And it is especially good to drink around this time of the year when the weather is cold and everyone is susceptible to coughs and colds. Nutrients in lemon water Lemon is very high in vitamin C,…

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Types of Herbs

A list of Herbs and their uses

My mother believed so much in herbs, she had herb teas, herb juices, herb soaps,herb creams and even herb meals. With her there was always a herb or a combination of herbs for any ailment, situation and even for pleasure. This could be from a headache, to a tummy ache, a skin infection, a fever or a lack of appetite! And you know what? She was right!    What is…

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Deep Fried Food

5 foods never to eat

Every time you eat or drink something you are either fighting disease or feeding it. Some foods are extremely dangerous to the human health. They are the cause of all  ill health in the body. Here are some foods to eat in small quantities, some food to eat once in a while and 5 foods never to eat!     Foods to eat in small quantities   Oil. – makes you…

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Food for diabetes

Best diabetes diet

Is there a diet for diabetes? What exactly is diabetics and what foods should a Diabetes patient be eating? What foods should diabetic patients be avoiding? Can diabetes improve or be cured by the right diet? Everybody needs to do some body exercise more especially diabetic patients. The best diabetes diet can be found in African foods.      What is Diabetes? Types of Diabetes  Diabetes is a condition where…

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