Baked eggs brunch

Baked eggs brunch

This low-calorie vegetarian breakfast with sundried tomatoes, spinach, leeks and cheese is the perfect way to start a day. Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tbsp olive oil 2 leeks, thinly sliced 2 onions, thinly sliced 2 x 100g bags baby spinach leaves handful fresh whole meal breadcrumbs 25g Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), finely grated 4 sundried…

Menopause heart

How Menopause can raise risk of Heart Disease

Late- and post-menopausal women have significantly greater volumes of fat around their hearts – a risk factor for heart disease – than their pre-menopausal counterparts, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health study has shown for the first time. The finding, published online and scheduled for the Sept. 1 issue of The Journal…

Brain

High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer’s Risk

Insulin resistance can inhibit signaling between brain cells and affect memory, study suggests. Researchers found that insulin resistance – higher-than-normal levels of blood sugar that often precede type 2 diabetes – was related to poorer performance on memory tests taken by late-middle-age adults. “The findings are interesting because people with diabetes are at increased risk…