Lemon and garlic grilled spatchcocks

Ingredients (Serves 4) Equipment You’ll need 16 bamboo skewers Ingredients 4 (size 5 or 6) spatchcocks chickens, halved length ways (Spatchcock is a flattened whole chicken) Tzatziki dip, to serve (see recipe below) rocket leaves, to serve lemon wedges, to serve Marinade 2 large lemons, juiced 2 garlic cloves, crushed ¼ cup fresh flat-leaf parsley,…

Fish with cucumber salsa

Ingredients (serves 4) ½ cup plain flour 4 (800g total) white fish fillets 1 tablespoon olive oil steamed baby potatoes and green beans, to serve Salsa ½ small cucumber, deseeded, finely chopped 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion 2 tablespoons coriander leaves, chopped 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar Method Make salsa Combine…

Menopause Night Sweats

Many women in their 40s and 50s develop night sweats, which often begin before the actual cessation of the menstrual cycle. One study found that approximately 19% of women aged 40 to 55 who still had regular periods experienced night sweats. Most women begin to develop symptoms three to ten years before actual menopause, during the span…

Medical Conditions and weight gain

In the next 12 newsletters we will look at reasons why you are gaining weight.  When it comes down to it, losing weight is as simple as burning more calories than you consume. But let’s be honest, as simple as that success formula is, we all know that weight loss isn’t easy. What foods should…

Sores that won’t heal

Poor circulation is a common problem that is experienced in extremities such as your feet. Because your feet are so far away from your heart, they are a common place to experience poor circulation. If you have poor circulation, not enough oxygen- and nutrient-rich blood is getting pumped through all of the tiny blood vessels…

Wil jy meer gewig verloor? Oefen minder!

Oefening kan jou help om gewig te verloor – maar jy verloor die meeste as jy die ideale kombinasie bereik. Oefening help om gewig te verloor? Die antwoord is mos JA? ‘n Uur of wat in die gimnasium op die stapmasjien is goed vir jou gesondheid? MAAR nuwe navorsing het bevind dat om jou gewigsverlies…

Chicken lettuce coleslaw

This salad gets a big tick from us – it’s low-kilojoule, great value and on the table in 5 minutes. Ingredients (serves 4) 1/2 barbecued chicken, shredded (see note) 1/2 iceberg lettuce, shredded 2 carrots, peeled, grated 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced 1/2 cup whole-egg mayonnaise 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 garlic clove, crushed Method…

Tips for Managing Hair Loss during Menopause

Because menopause is a time when hormonal changes are occurring in the body, it is not uncommon for menopausal women to experience several symptoms. Hair loss, though typically associated with middle-aged men, has been reported in up to 13 per cent of women before menopause, and as much as 75 per cent over the age…

Want to lose more weight? Exercise less

Exercise can help you lose weight—but you shed the most when you hit the sweet spot. • If some exercise is good, more is probably better, right? Sure, an hour or more of slogging on the treadmill is good for your health, but new research shows that to maximize your weight loss, less may be more when it comes to…