Four-bean soup with barley

Four-bean soup with barley

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, roughly chopped 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 celery stalk, roughly chopped 1 carrot, roughly chopped 3 thyme sprigs ½ cup (105g) pearl barley 2 cups (500ml) Vegetable stock 2 x 400g cans four-bean mix, rinsed, drained 400g can chopped tomatoes ½ cup finely sliced flat-leaf parsley…

Tuna bean salad

Tuna bean salad

Ingredients (6 servings) 100g green beans, halved 2 free-range eggs 400g tin mixed beans, drained and rinsed 100g cherry tomatoes, halved 4 spring onions, thinly sliced 160g tin tuna in water, drained For the dressing 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp red wine vinegar 1 tsp Dijon mustard freshly ground black pepper Method…

Healthy Hair Growth in Women after Menopause

Healthy Hair Growth in Women after Menopause

As women age, ovaries stop producing eggs and the menstrual cycle ceases. Menopause can cause some unpleasant symptoms such as hot flashes, irritability, a decline in bone mass, reduced estrogen levels, depression, brittle nails and hair loss. Improved nutrition provides a woman with the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients needed for healthy hair growth. Transporting…

How to Keep Weight Off After a Low Carb Diet

How to Keep Weight Off After a Low Carb Diet

Low-carb diets have become a popular weight-loss trend, but keeping extra weight off may be a challenge. The decrease in carbohydrates lowers insulin levels, so the body turns to stored fat deposits as fuel. Keeping weight off after a low-carb diet requires maintaining healthy eating habits while engaging in regular physical activity to keep extra…