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Menopause and eating

By Anonymous January 5, 2012 - 7:10pm
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Since menopause, i have had such a sensational need for sugar, cookies pastries, anything carby, i used to be 110 now i am 120 and going up, i am not on anything except vitamin D i have hot flashes night sweats mood swings , everything. Any solutions what can i take thats natural i dont want to look like a cow for over eating sweets.

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Hi Anon,

Welcome to EmpowHER.  Here are some tips that experts believe is best in losing weight after menopause. 

 Move more. Aerobic activity can help you shed excess pounds or simply maintain a healthy weight.  As a general goal, include at least 30 minutes of physical activity in your daily routine and do strength training exercises at least twice a week.

Eat less Choose more fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Opt for lean sources of protein. Don't skip meals, which may lead you to overeat later.

Here is a link that might be helpful





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