What Is Psoriasis? Symptoms And Treatment For Skin Disease Kim Kardashian ‘No Longer Wants To Hide’

Psoriasis is a common inflammatory skin disease affecting up to 1.8 million people in the UK. The condition recently made headlines when Kim Kardashian-West, who was diagnosed with psoriasis back in 2010, revealed on her website that she doesn’t try to cover it anymore.  “Sometimes I just feel like it’s my big flaw and everyone…

Salade Niçoise

Ingredients 1 head bibb or Boston lettuce 1 12-ounce can or jar imported tuna in olive oil 12 small new potatoes, cooked until tender and halved 1 cup green beans, ends trimmed and cooked until tender ½ red bell pepper, seeded and julienned 1 6-ounce jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained 2 firm ripe tomatoes, quartered…

Parsley and Romaine Salad

I sometimes use parsley as a salad green, adding the leaves whole or cutting them into chiffonade, as I do in this delicate salad. You can dress it with a vinaigrette, or with a simpler combination of 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil. Ingredients 1 cup (tightly packed) flat-leaf parsley…

Acupuncture Found To Reduce Hot Flushes In Half Of Menopausal Women

Acupuncture can help reduce the frequency of hot flushes in women going through the menopause, according to new research. A study by scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, US, found that in menopausal women, eight weeks of acupuncture treatment reduced the frequency of hot flushes by almost half, for roughly 50% of the group. Nancy Avis,…

Braised Lettuce

Ingredients 8 well-rounded heads bibb or Little Gem lettuce 8 tablespoons unsalted butter Salt and freshly ground black pepper Juice of 1/2 lemon Nutritional Information Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings) 250 calories; 23 grams fat; 14 grams saturated fat; 0 grams trans fat; 6 grams monounsaturated fat; 1 gram polyunsaturated fat; 8 grams carbohydrates;…

Savory Whole-Wheat Buttermilk Scones With Rosemary and Thyme

These rich, herbal scones are savory like American biscuits, with the added nutty, wholesome dimension of the whole-wheat flour. They’re great with cheese and with salads, soups and stews. Ingredients 150 grams (approximately 1 1/4 cups) whole-wheat flour 100 grams (approximately 3/4 cup) unbleached all-purpose flour 10 grams (2 teaspoons) baking powder 5 grams (1/2…

Bang Bang Turkey

Here, Thanksgiving leftovers head East. This fast-assembled salad is nothing more than shredded turkey under a satay-like sauce of peanut butter, chile bean and Chinese vinegar, with some shredded lettuce and chopped cucumbers. It’s gloriously wolfable and easy as well. Ingredients For the Bang Bang sauce: 2 tablespoons peanut oil 2 teaspoons sesame oil 3…

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