We are proud to welcome the newest member of our ProMed family this month. Kesia Ryan is a practising podiatrist with a special interest in Paediatric Podiatry and Sports Rehabilitation. Kesia is an asset to any team she works with and we are proud to have her as part of the ProMed family! As an…

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It is important to provide our children with the nutrients they need to grow and learn. One of the most important nutrients required is Iron. Why do we need iron? Iron is an important mineral found in the blood. It is responsible for transporting the air we breathe in (i.e., oxygen) around the body. This…

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The annual back-to-school frenzy throws us lots of decision-making dilemmas, one of them being finding ‘school-suitable’ shoes. We can’t help make your mornings less hectic, but this we can help with! Read on to find out more about choosing the right shoe! Why is ‘just a shoe’ so important? On average, a child will spend…

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After the festive period we often need a little cleanse and to replenish our bodies nutrients! A delicious filling breakfast or a great snack idea, this protein shake is so good! With a good serving of protein, a hit of greens and some banana for thickening and energy it’s a great all round shake! Serves:…

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Christmas can be stressful and busy! It can also be a high calorie, high sugar holiday. But it doesn’t have to be! Here are a few examples for a healthy and quick Christmas Day Menu!   Entrees – Mini Cheese balls, Christmas Tree Platter – Shape cheese cubes, kabana, pickled onions, olives in the shape…

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This is the perfect summer salad! Refreshing, easy and light. Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tsp Dijon mustard Sea-salt flakes Freshly ground black pepper 250g haloumi, drained, sliced Olive oil cooking spray 120g baby spinach 250g punnet strawberries, hulled, halved ¼ cup pistachios or sliced almonds…

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Tasty, easy and can be made ahead of time! The perfect individualised snack that everyone will love! Ingredients 2 tbsp butter , room temperature 250g cream cheese , room temperature 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 1/8 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce (optional) 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup cheese, grated 1/3…

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Set the slow cooked in the morning and don’t think about it again until lunch or dinner time! Sounds like the perfect Christmas meat to me! Servings: 12 Ingredients • 1 small sweet onion, peeled and quartered • 2 large carrots, chopped in half • 2 stalks celery, chopped in halves • 1.5 cups chicken…

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A super easy and healthy-ish Christmas treat! CANDY CANE BARK Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 400g dark chocolate (at least 70% cacao) 55g crushed candy canes (about 1/4 cup) Instructions: Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place a heatproof bowl over a saucepan with a little water in the bottom (but not enough so that it…

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What exactly are they? A blister is a small pocket of fluid in the upper skin layers and is one of the body’s responses to injury, pressure and friction. Feet are particularly prone to blisters, with the most common cause being ill-fitting shoes or repeated pressure and rubbing. The blister forms to cushion the area…

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Eating with Diabetes does not need to be difficult or boring. It is important to include the best foods to help balance your blood sugar levels such as complex carbohydrates (whole-grains, sweet potato etc), protein (think meat, fish and eggs) and good fats (avocado, nuts, healthy oils). To ensure your blood sugars do not spike,…

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On world Diabetes Day we look into Diabetes Type 2 – what is it and how to manage it. What is it? When our pancreas dose not produce enough insulin / and or the body not working well enough to respond effectively to the insulin. As a result of this insulin resistance, the pancreas responds…

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