Curing Yourself with Food
 

Menopause Relief With Your Food Choices


Menopause Relief With Your Food Choices. Menopause happens to all women ages 40 through age 60. It occurs when ovaries cease to produce the hormones estrogen and progesterone that are necessary for the menstrual cycles that occur during our reproductive years.

Not all, but some women who go through the drop in hormone levels during menopause experience unpleasant side effects. These can be what has been described as "hot flashes", mood swings, vaginal dryness, and night sweats.

These women may be able to glide more smoothly through these adjustment years by making some adjustments to their food choices.

Foods to enjoy: Foods high in omega-3 fatty acids such as cold water fish: cod, halibut, herring, mackerel, salmon and tuna. Foods that can boost the body's ability to handle these hormonal imbalances are those that contain amino acid and tryptophan.

Drinking a cup of soymilk or eating 4 oz of low-fat tofu daily may be beneficial. Before and during menopause it is helpful for women to eat a diet high in fiber and low in fat.

Foods like: beans, fresh vegetables, miso, nuts, sea vegetables, sunflower seeds and nuts as well as whole grains. Other foods that are especially good for reducing hot flashes are: apples, carrots, potatoes, yams and soy products. Whole grains and seeds like flaxseeds Soy foods Legumes Wild Yams Foods that are rich in calcium will prevent osteoporosis another disease that is contributed to the time of life that menopause happens in.

These calcium rich foods are: almonds, leafy greens like broccoli, collards, and kale as well as low-fat yogurt and sardines.    

Quick Reflexology Fact

The only possible thing that might come up in direct relation to the appearance of your feet may be if you have a severe problem with corns or the like. In this case, your reflexologist may recommend treatment options. Ticklish feet are not usually a problem for a reflexologist. Once pressure is applied, the sensation will quickly turn from a tickle to massage and you should be ok.

When menopause is complete (12 full months without a menstrual period) then it is time to reduce your total fat intake, especially those foods containing saturated fat and cholesterol - eggs, full cream dairy products and meat. Replace your fats you do consume with unsaturated fats and oils like avacado, canola, olive and sunflower. After menopause avoid foods like hard, block or solid margarines, commercially packaged cakes, pasteries, biscuits and pies. Increase your omega-3 fatty acid consumption to 2 to 3 times a week.

Eat eggs that are omega-3 enriched 4 times a week. Omega-3 enriched eggs and poultry can be found here: Eggland's Best, Inc. Egg Innovations Giving Nature Foods After menopause it is good to take a Vitamin E supplement to relieve symptoms that are ongoing. It is also good to be sure that you are getting enough Vitamin B6 and B12 because they protect against heart disease something that menopausal women are at a high risk for. Ask your healthcare professional about which vitamin and supplements are recommended.

 

Chilli peppers are full of antioxidants or capsaicin and is a good choice for people wanting to avoid heart disease. It also helps lower cholesterol.



Foods to avoid: Spicy foods such as those you can order in Mexican restaurants or find in the Mexican section of the ethnic food aisle in your local grocery food store. Common

Spicy Foods: Foods that contain capsaicin which is the source for "hot peppers". Spicy main dishes may include: Beef Curry, Spicy Pork Quesadillas, Chilli, Burritos, Pork Tostadas, Chicken Flautas, Shrimp and Jalapeno Ceviche, Spicy Grilled Shrimp, some party dips are spicy, sauces and marinades can also be spicy as can dressings too.

 

 

 


Better Your Health

The Health Benefits Of Eating The Right Foods
Healthy Nails Just By Eating Right
What Are The Different Types of Grains
An Apple A Day Does More Than Just Keep The Doctor Away
The Benefits Of Eating Dark Chocolate
Apricots Along With Other Healthy Foods
Prevent Disease Eat Some Berries
Foods that Bring Relief For Common Ailments
Drink Your Your Vegetables
Pepper Your Way To Good Health
Eat Right To Keep Your Heart Healthy
Beans and Lentils For A Healthy Diet
Eat Your Honey
The Right Foods For Healthy Hair
Menopause Relief With Your Food Choices
Foods To Combat Arthritis
Diabetes And A Healty Diet
What Is The Connection Between Food And Fatigue
Fighting Asthma With Healthy Foods
Combat Migraines With Healty Food Choices
Fight the Common Cold with Food
Foods To Help With Osteoarthritis
Foods To Help With Type 2 Diabetes
What Is The Difference Between Food Allergies And Food Intolerance
Foods To Keep Your Skin Healthy
Food Cures You Should Be Aware Of Pt 1
Food Cures You Should Be Aware Of Pt 2
Food Cures You Should Be Aware Of Pt 3
Healing Foods
Foods For Healthy And Clear Skin
Foods To Combat High Blood Pressure
Foods To Control Your Acne
Controling Sugar For Those With Diabetes
Constipation Relief
Foods You Need When You Need to Lose Weight
FAQs About Food Cures Pt 1
FAQs About Food Cures Pt 2
The Role Of Berries In Your Health
Improving The Digestive Process
The Health Benefits Of Corn And Cucumbers In Your Diet
A Summer Diet For A Healthy Heart
The Link Between Diet And Breast Cance
The Role Of Herbs And Spices In Diet Pt 1
The Role Of Herbs And Spices In Diet Pt 2
Is The Food Your Eating Healthy
The Use Of Seeds Nuts Fish and Oils For Healing
How To Get More Omega 3 Fatty Acids Into Your Diet
Healing Fruits And Vegetables Pt 1
Healing Fruits And Vegetables Pt 2
Healing Fruits And Vegetables Pt 3
Healthier Food Choices Can Help Avoid Major Diseases
How To Make Healthy Food Choices
Salmon A Good Source Of Omega 3 Fatty Acids
Add Some Shellfish To Your Diet
What Foods Are Considered To Be The Super Foods
Treat Yourself With Healthy Foods
Healthy Fruits For Healthy Living Pt 1
Healthy Fruits For Healthy Living Pt 2
Healthy Vegatables For Healthy Living Pt 1
Healthy Vegatables For Healthy Living Pt 2
Do Red Wine And Caffeine Offer Any Benefits
Can The Foods You Eat Cause Inflammation And Pain
Are You At Risk For Gallstones
What We Eat Affects The Diseases We Deal With
Herbs and Spices To Cure What Ails You
The Healing Properties Of Tea
Ugly Foods For Health
The Health Benefits Of Garlic And Onions
The Five Healthiest Foods Pt 1
The Five Healthiest Foods Pt 2
Are Tomatoes Good For Me
How Are Whole Grains Going To Help Me
Site Map

Healthy Foods That Are Good For You


pinEdit Evaluation 6.1.1029