Loss of libido due to Menopause

Loss of libido can be one of the most difficult symptoms of menopause to manage, often because a woman might not understand how and why she has lost the desire to be physically intimate with her partner. It is important to recognize that loss of libido during menopause is common, affecting as many as 20…

Going Gluten-Free? Is this the right Diet for you?

What Is a Gluten-Free Diet? Before tackling the gluten-free diet, let’s get to know our culprit. Gluten is a specific type of protein, but one you won’t find in meat or eggs. Instead gluten is found in wheat, rye, and barley. Going gluten-free means avoiding these grains. A gluten-free diet is essential for most people…

Cabbage, carrot and sesame salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon sesame seeds 4 cups shredded savoy cabbage 2 large carrots, peeled, grated 1/3 cup low fat mayonaise Method Heat a small frying pan over medium heat. Add sesame seeds. Cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden. Transfer to a plate. Place cabbage and carrot in a large…

Lemon chicken bake

Ingredients (4 servings) 1½ tablespoons olive oil 700g sweet potatoes, cut into thick wedges 400g can artichokes in brine, drained, halved 3 (600g) zucchini (baby marrow), cut into 4cm pieces 1 large red capsicum (bell pepper), roughly chopped 1 lemon, cut into wedges 12 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1 tablespoon dried oregano 8 (750g) chicken thigh…