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You’ve heard it time and time again – “be sure you drink plenty of water.” But why is it so important to stay hydrated? Is this need heightened during menopause? You bet. Water is essential throughout every stage of our life but especially during menopause as the decrease in…
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Previous studies have shown that intermittent fasting (IF) is beneficial for slowing down theaging process and losing weight, but a recent Harvard study is exploring the science behind these amazing benefits. Why is this important? Studies HAVE shown that if we can understand the science of HOW a lifestyle…
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When beginning your journey with intermittent fasting (IF), I challenge you to fail. Yes – you read that correctly. I would be lying if I told you it is a quick and easy lifestyle change. I would also be lying if I did not tell you the health benefits…
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I think when most of us are initially attracted to the Galveston Diet it is for the incredible weight loss results that have been experienced by thousands of pre, during, and post-menopausal women. However, in addition to this attractive benefit of incorporating the Galveston Diet to one’s lifestyle, there…
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A recent study found that one’s diet- yes, diet- may affect women when they enter menopause. This yet again echoes the importance of developing and maintaining healthy eating patterns sooner rather than later. The study tracked 35,000 women for 4 years and the results were astounding: those whose diets…
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One of the main reasons changing one’s dietary habits is difficult for most women, especially when approaching or experiencing menopause, is that there is a missing “link” in understanding the importance in healthy eating. Protein, known as “the building block of life,” which are utilized in every single cell…
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Each and every woman will experience menopause at some point in her life, usually between her late 40s and early 50s. Below are answers to six common questions women have as they enter this, thought to be daunting, stage of their life. 1. What even is “menopause”? Menopause is…
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Although heard time and time again, healthy habits are incredibly important to incorporate into one’s life. This is especially true for women as they age, specifically right before and during menopause, since your body is experiencing so many changes. Below are 4 simple habits to get you started on…
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Do you feel hopeless against menopausal symptoms – primarily hot flashes? You are not alone. Many, if not all women that go through menopause, are subject to notorious hot flashes. The good news is that there are specific foods that can be avoided to fend off the severity and…
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Midlife can be tough. Our bodies don’t bounce back like they used to. Managing our weight seems to require a lot more work than ever before. We are gaining fat in places where it never existed before (spare tire, anyone?). Sound familiar? As a physician in midlife, I was…

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