Nutrition and the menopause
To prevent the consequences of the low oestrogen levels and ease the transtition during the menopause, there are lifestyle changes you can make. Together with a healthy diet rich in calcium, weight-bearing exercises such as dancing and jogging, keep bones strong and help prevent bone loss.
The menopause is a natural part of ageing that occurs when a woman's ovaries dramatically reduce their output of sex hormones, especially oestrogen. Lifestyle changes can ease the symptoms of the menopause.
Studies show that certain dietary changes during the menopause may help reduce the symptoms. To ensure that you get plenty of the nutrients that can help ease troubling menopausal complaints (see table), eat a varied diet and try these tips.
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