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Menopausal (“Stress”) called Anxiety

While anxiety can affect anyone, this psychological symptom is twice as common in women as in men. Though this condition can strike at any time during a woman’s life, hormonal changes can produce feelings of anxiety in women of menopausal age. While most menopausal women do not necessarily develop a serious clinical anxiety disorder, these…

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Ginger for Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are most often experienced by women during menopause, due to hormonal imbalance, says MayoClinic.com. While this condition is usually not serious enough to require treatment, hot flashes can cause discomfort and the Vitamin and Health Supplements Guide says certain natural remedies such as ginger may provide relief. About Hot Flashes Hot flashes are…

Meatballs in Vegetable Sauce

Ingredients (4 servings) 500g lean beef mince 1 green onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil 1 egg, lightly beaten 2/3 cup fresh breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 stalks celery, trimmed, finely chopped 1 medium carrot, grated 1 medium zucchini (baby marrow), grated 500g tomatoes, finely chopped 1/4 cup tomato paste 2…

Bean and rocket salad

  Ingredients (6 servings) 2 x 300g cans four-bean mix, rinsed and drained 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 250g cherry tomatoes, halved 125g baby rocket 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil 2 teaspoons wholegrain mustard Salt and cracked black pepper Method Place the four-bean mix in a large bowl with…