Survive Festive Feasting!

Survive Festive Feasting Christmas, the New Year and holidays around the corner – and while this means lots of joyous occasions to look forward to, the festive season brings with it numerous sugary and greasy temptations that can derail healthy eating. But two simple strategies can help you stave off overindulgence (and subsequent sluggishness) –…

Steak and Fried Low-carb Rice with Asparagus

INGREDIENTS Your favourite cut of steak Butter Garlic, chopped Xndo Low-Carb Rice Asparagus, chopped Dark soya sauce Salt & Pepper DIRECTIONS Remove the fat trimmings from the steak and chop up the fat into chunks Place fat in a pan and render the oil on low heat Drain the oil from the pan and save…

Keto V Paleo – and where Xndo fits

  When it comes to sustaining health and preventing inflamation, oxidation and glycation – as well as burning fat effectively and maintaining a weight loss – a few diets have gained popularity. The top two are the Ketogenic Diet and the Paleolithic Diet. The Ketogenic or Keto Diet is targeted primarily at rapid weight lossw.…

Eggs: Villain no more

Once considered the villain of nutrition, eggs are no longer – pardon the pun – the bad eggs of the nutritional world. One vilified because of their relatively high cholesterol content (one large egg contains 213 mg of cholesterol), new science is turning the tables around. It has become evident that cholesterol in food is…

Are you eating dessert for breakfast?

Reach for a ‘healthy’ breakfast of cereal, packaged fruit yogurt and a cup of everyone’s favourite chocolate-malt drink and chances are, you’re ingesting more sugar than you realise. Just look at the breakdown below. At 42.7g, this breakfast that many of us would consider healthy contains more sugar than a can of cola which weighs…

MCTs: The ‘magic’ oil

Can oil help you lose weight? If it’s an MCT, it can. MCT stands for medium-chain triglyceride and refers to a particular type of saturated fat that has unique molecular makeup. This structure makes MCT a ‘good fat’. For one, it is easier to digest than long-chain triglycerides (LCTs). More evidence is also surfacing that…

Xndo Sliced Beef Noodle Soup

INGREDIENTS 1 pouch Xndo Zero Noodles, drained 1 cube, beef stock 2 cups/500ml water 50g beef, sliced 3 beef balls Optional garnishes: sliced onion, spring onions and/or bean sprouts DIRECTIONS In a pot, combine the beef stock cube and water and bring to a boil When the stock cube has completely dissolved, add the beef…

Eat Well, Lose Weight: 4 Simple Steps

Tired of diets? So are we. That is why Xndo has spent years developing a nutritional approach that supports good healthy weight management where you can eat well, feel satisfied and still shed the pounds. For one, we advocate protein dominant meals with a moderate to high amount of fibre and good fat that is…

Cholesterol: the good and the bad

Cholesterol has been blamed for the development of heart disease for more than 60 years. A famous report in the 1950’s called “the seven countries study” concluded cholesterol was the cause of heart disease. However, new research suggests that cholesterol may not be responsible, and that fat in general may be good for us. So what…

Xndo Fragrant Fried Rice

Xndo Fragrant Fried Rice

Ingredients 1 packet Xndo rice 1 clove garlic, finely chopped ½-inch fresh ginger, finely sliced 1 tbsp coconut oil ½ tbsp butter 1 egg, beaten ½ cup mixed vegetables, diced Salt and pepper to taste Optional: spring onion to garnish Directions Heat coconut oil and butter in a wok Over medium heat, add garlic and ginger…