Tuna, rocket & tomato salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 x 425g can tuna in water, drained 1 x 400g can cannellini beans, rinsed, drained 2 ripe tomatoes, coarsely chopped 1 red onion, halved, thinly sliced 60g drained pitted kalamata olives, halved lengthways Salt & freshly ground black pepper 1½ tablespoons olive oil 2 bunches rocket, trimmed, washed, dried 12 fresh…

Lentil and cauliflower pilaf (low-fat)

Ingredients (6 servings) 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 small onion, finely chopped ½ (about 450g) cauliflower, cut into florets 1¼ cups (250g) Basmati Rice 2 tablespoons mild Indian curry paste (such as korma) 3 cups (750ml) Vegetable Stock 2 bay leaves 1 cinnamon quill (stick) 400g can lentils, drained, rinsed 2 tablespoons finely chopped coriander…

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What Causes Menopausal Hair Loss?

Loss of hair during menopause is normally a direct result of fluctuating levels of hormones in the body. Testosterone and estrogen are the two major hormones responsible for hair growth. The most common type of hair loss in menopausal women is known as estrogenic alopecia. It is caused by a drop in the levels of…

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