Foods that help with menopause hot flashes

  Hot flashes can happen at any time leaving you sweaty and red-faced. Although other hormonal conditions can cause them, hot flashes are frequently due to menopause. Regular exercise and a healthy diet consisting of soy, whole grains, low-fat dairy, fish, meat, eggs, nuts and a variety of fruits and vegetables can help to significantly…

Fish with ratatouille

Ingredients (serves 4) 4 white fish fillets (hake or any other white fish of choice) 250g cherry tomatoes, halved 1 green (bell pepper) capsicum, seeded and thinly sliced 1 red (bell pepper) capsicum, seeded and thinly sliced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 onion, sliced 1½ tablespoons torn basil 3 teaspoons balsamic vinegar Method To make…

Green salad with mango

Ingredients 1 English cucumber (medium) 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1 medium mango, peeled, cut into matchsticks 200g mixed salad leaves 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 teaspoons wholegrain mustard Method Using a vegetable peeler, cut thin ribbons from cucumber. Place the cucumber in a large bowl. Add onion, mango and…

When will you reach menopause?

What matters, and what doesn’t, when trying to predict when you’ll reach menopause. It’s a question many women wonder about, especially if you’re thinking about planning a family and your 20s are but a distant memory. How many more years of fertility might you have, and how much longer will it be before you start…

Tips to lose Arm & Belly Fat

  You can’t spot train any part of the body, including the arms and belly. However, you can focus on shedding fat all over – resulting in belly and arm fat loss. Accomplish your fat loss goals with healthy lifestyle changes, such as cardio activity and strength training. You also need to cut calorie intake…

Signs of Low Testosterone in Men

Testosterone is a male sex hormone. This hormone is what makes males appear male. The responsibilities of testosterone include producing sperm, growing facial and body hair, building muscle and maintaining a man’s libido. The testes in the scrotum produce testosterone and the brain and the pituitary tumor control the amount produced. Medical conditions, injury, steroid…

Why is Belly Fat the Last to Go?

The Stubborn Fat Many who are involved in a fat-loss program complain about stubborn areas where fat deposits seem to take forever to diminish. The abdomen is one of the most common of these stubborn areas. Reasons for this reluctance to reduce fat in a specific area can range from the genetically encoded order in…

Candida and Weight Loss

  Candida albicans is yeast-like bacteria that live in your digestive system. Candida thrive on sugar – the more simple carbohydrates in your diet, the more likely it is that you may have a candida overgrowth, which can cause different types of yeast infections. Athlete’s foot, jock itch, vaginitis, diaper rash and oral thrush are…