By making some small tweaks to your diet, you can help manage the common symptoms of menopause, explains accredited nutritionist Faye James.
Menopause is a significant period in a woman’s life, marked by hormonal shifts and a decline in estrogen levels.
This natural transition can bring about a variety of challenging symptoms such as hot flashes, headaches, anxiety, sleep disturbances, irritability, and joint pain. Moreover, menopause can negatively impact bone, heart, and brain health.
Despite these challenges, making simple dietary adjustments can help ease the menopausal transition. By focusing on a wholesome, anti-inflammatory diet, women can mitigate stress and alleviate menopausal symptoms.
A Mediterranean-style diet, rich in fruits, vegetables, pulses, whole grains, olive oil, nuts, seeds, and fish, has been shown to reduce inflammation – a precursor to chronic diseases and autoimmune conditions.
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