Last year, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence issued new advice stating more women should be offered Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). Of the 1,200 women aged 45 to 65 surveyed, only 3% were aware of these guidelines, and many have been too afraid to discuss the option of HRT with their GPs.
The study also revealed that menopausal women suffer from seven symptoms
on average, including hot flushes, night sweats, sleeping problems and
Speak to your doctor if these symptoms are affecting your daily life, and don't forget to include these hormone-healthy ingredients to your plate !
While Hormone Replacement Therary (HRT) is a good option for controlling the symptoms of the menopause medically, simply eating the best foods for menopause might be all you need to feel better the natural way.
Did you know that some foods also make the symptoms of the menopause much worse? While other delicious foods such as honey, blueberries or yoghurt not only provide a much-needed pick-me-up when menopausal symptoms are getting you down, but also help relieve the symptoms of the menopause scientific research suggests.
So, find out which foods are best for menopause - and what to avoid - with our helpful guide...