Making the right food choices can determine how you will handle menopause. Some of the menopause symptoms such as hot flushes, mood swings weight gain, and bloating can be managed by managing what we eat. The biggest mistake people make when eating is obeying their desires i.e. you just want to eat chicken because you crave it.
Dietary mistakes that lead to weight gain during menopause and their solutions:
According to research, alcohol contributes to the formation of empty calories in the stomach. This leads to weight gain in both men and women. Excess alcohol intake leads to the triggering of menopause supplements. Taking alcohol on en empty stomach is dangerous since it generally affects body health i.e. the liver cannot perform properly since the production of estrogen is low.
Solution: If you must take alcohol take a healthy heavy meal before alcohol, this will enable proper digestion with minimized negative impacts. Take plenty of water in between meals which will dilute alcohol in the body.
Include vegetables in your diet; this is because they contain vitamin C that is responsible for proper functioning of the liver and burning down excess calories. Continue reading