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7 Foods That Are Ruining Your Health

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Recently, our Menopause Relief Expert, Dr. Timothy Morley, was featured on the very popular The Dr. Decker Weiss Show on radiomd.com talking about foods that can actually negatively affect your health.

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EATING FOR MENOPAUSE: BREAKFAST

healthy-breakfast

Eat a protein-rich breakfast to boost your energy, increase your brain power and kick start your menopausal metabolism right from the get go, as well as prevent overeating later in the day.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and studies have found that those that regularly skip it are more likely to develop obesity and insulin resistance than those who partake in a healthy protein-rich breakfast on a regular basis.
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Menopause Superfood: The Coconut

the coconut buzzOne day it helps lower your cholesterol, the next day it claims to be a saturated fat that in excess can lead to heart disease.  The media has confused us all on the beneficial properties of the infamous coconut. So, is it a fruit, a seed, or a nut?

Botanically speaking, the one seeded drupe (hard stony covering enclosing a seed) can be considered all three.  Akin to the “Tree of Life” due to its multiple purposes, the coconut’s entire contents can be used for milk, fiber, fuel, utensils, and musical instruments!

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Menopause Relief via Walking

Exercise is important at any stage of a woman’s life, but becomes increasingly more so as women age. Certainly, the risks of heart disease and osteoporosis increase and these hormonal shifts can cause a shifting in body fat and weight gain. Sex drive diminishes and some women suffer from depression or severe mood swings. Many women suffer from hot flashes, which signal a drop in the estrogen level. This can be debilitating. Some women also have trouble sleeping, often as a direct result of the hot flashes. Regular exercise has been found to help in all of these areas, and can also help maintain muscle mass and condition the cardiovascular system, reducing body fat.

Menopause Relief Via Walking

For women who have already incorporated a regular fitness program into their daily lives, moving into menopause should not significantly alter their activities.

There are plenty of options in exercise clothing designed for keeping cool or maintaining body heat. Generally, the advice that doctors offer is to listen to your body and not to overwork or go beyond your level of fitness. With some minor adjustments, active women can remain active as they move through this period of their lives. Continue reading