Menopause and Hair Loss

Menopause and Hair Loss

Have you noticed how your hair falls out a lot more during menopause? Usually, hair loss is something that only men have to worry about. Unfortunately, as soon as women start getting close to menopause, they might also see that their hair starts to thin. How will I know when it is menopausal hair loss?…

Type-2 Diabetes and Skin Disorders

5 Dreaded Diabetes Skin Problems

I think we can all agree that diabetes by itself is already a pain to deal with. In this article I will show you how to deal with 5 of the most common diabetes skin disorders. The most common skin problems are: Scleredema diabeticorum Diabetic Limited Joint Mobility Acanthosis Nigricans Eruptive Xanthomas Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum.…

Brown lentil and vegetable soup

Brown lentil and vegetable soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 carrots, peeled, diced 2 zucchini, diced 2 sticks celery, diced 1 brown onion, finely chopped 400g can diced tomatoes 2 cups Vegetable stock 400g can brown lentils, rinsed, drained ½ cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped 1 lemon, quartered Method Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high…

Beef mince and pea curry

Beef mince and pea curry

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons madras curry paste 650g beef mince 400g can diced tomatoes 1 cup frozen peas Method Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes or until soft.…

10 Effects of Low Testosterone

9 Signs of Low Testosterone

Are you feeling less manly? You might have less testosterone… It is natural for men to have less testosterone as they get older. It impacts your life in various ways. It might even reach a point where you decide to buy a motorcycle or a sports car to try and prove your manliness. How do…

Menopause and Blood Sugar Levels

3 Blood Sugar Problems During Menopause

Controlling your blood sugar level is vital… even more so during menopause. Menopause is tough to deal with at best of times. It can be a real pain with uncomfortable symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, weight gain, and sleeplessness. But what does blood sugar have to do with menopause? Now, to top it all…

Chicken and corn soup

Chicken and corn soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 20g butter 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 5 chicken thigh fillets, trimmed and sliced 1 liter Chicken stock 2 x 420g cans creamed corn 2 x 125g cans corn kernels, drained 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1/4 cup sour cream salt and cracked black pepper 1/3 cup chopped coriander leaves Method Melt the…

Beef and carrot casserole

Beef and carrot casserole

Ingredients (4 servings) 1½ tablespoons Olive Oil 750g beef steak, trimmed and cubed ¼ cup flour 1 leek, trimmed, washed and sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tablespoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground ginger 2 cups salt-reduced beef stock 6 carrots (medium size), cut into wedges 400g diced tomatoes ½ cup pitted green olives ¼…