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Archives of #menopause

Nutrition & Food Basics

Nutrition & Food Basics  Having a basic knowledge of food nutrition can make a massive difference to your health including weight and many menopause symptoms.  Food is essentially made up of 3 macronutrients – Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats. They are present in large amounts, unlike micronutrients (vitamins & minerals) present in small quantities. Most foods […]

Ditch The Food Guilt

Do You Suffer From Food Guilt? I believe there should be no guilt when it comes to eating. True, it’s healthier overall to eat strawberries 🍓 instead of an ice cream 🍨 sundae. However, it does not make ice cream 🍦 a lousy choice. Nourishing your body is about BALANCE. Embrace that strategy, and you’ll […]

Midlife Mood Boosting Foods

Brighten Your Spirits with These Mood-Boosting Foods What foods lifts your mood? Blueberries Blueberries are deliciously rich in antioxidants and have a positive effect on mood and cognitive function. Eat natural, add to porridge, yoghurt or smoothie. Nuts and Seeds Nuts & seeds such as peanuts, almonds, pumpkin, and sesame seeds, are rich in tryptophan, […]

MENOPAUSE Q & A with Dr Ferhat Uddin, Menopause GP

The menopause affects all women and can have significant consequences both on wellbeing and later health problems. Despite this, many women are unaware of the effects and are confused about the benefits and risks of treatment. This short series of questions looks at some of the key areas women need to be aware of when […]


DO YOU DRINK ENOUGH WATER? Our body compromises of approximately 60% water, and it is crucial for most bodily functions.  Staying hydrated is extremely important for your overall health and especially important around menopause, where declining oestrogen levels can lead to reduced moisture in our tissues. Drinking more water is one of the simplest lifestyle […]