If you've noticed your weight increasing as you go through menopause, you've probably also found that it's difficult to find advice that works. As a doctor who only sees women over 40 in my weight loss clinic, dealing with weight gain at menopause is something I have a lot of experience in. And there are some key things you need to know about menopause weight gain:
Although it's commonly thought that menopause hormonal changes cause weight gain, this isn't actually the case. The hormone changes that occur during menopause (a fall in Oestrogen) causes weight to shift…
Of all the health advice, eating five serves of vegetables and taking 10,000 steps per day were the most effective strategies for long-term weight control during menopause.
Although weight gain, and especially body fat gain, is usual during the menopausal transition, you can beat it.
The evidence is now clear: Exercise is excellent for health; it’s just not that important for weight loss. So don't expect to lose a lot of weight by ramping up physical activity alone.
As a society, we also need to stop treating a lack of exercise and diet as equally responsible for the obesity problem in this country. Public-health obesity policies should prioritize fighting the over-consumption of low-quality food and improving the food environment.
Apple cider vinegar is a great way to kick-start your metabolism and get belly fat moving. The acetic acid in the vinegar produces proteins that can help you burn up fat stores.
Taking the focus off weight loss may help your health in the long run.
You can eat whatever you want with time-restricted feeding, just not whenever you want. The weight-loss regime limits eating to a 12-hour window each day and is good for diabetes prevention, longevity and blood pressure.
You will be changing your eating habits just enough to balance your hormones and keep you functioning at your best.
Menopause is no joke – your hormones are going through a firestorm, and you’ll need these tips to help stabilize you and get the scale going in the right direction!
Losing weight after menopause is tough. Here are tips that may help.
To be successful, weight loss during menopause demands a new strategy. It takes more than cutting calories to lose weight during this life transition! I was surprised to discover, according to new research, that for many women menopausal weight gain is not entirely their fault.
Are you menopausal and find that suddenly you have become a member of The Sisterhood of the Shrinking pants? Here are three easy tips on how to get rid of that muffin top!
After working with over 10,000 menopausal women in my practice over the past 23 years, I have seen some misconceptions and myths that women have believed that have hindered their success in navigating the dreaded “change.” The good news is you don’t have to believe those myths. There is a way to get your body back. Here are a few of the biggest myths I have come across in my work with premenopausal and menopausal women.
Can you eat chocolate ever again? Should you use an oil spray? And does it matter what your pans are made of?
When I asked myself, how can I take this 4-part series of blog posts on menopause weight gain to the next level, and give you something over-the-top helpful?
I thought... Why don’t I ask a bunch of experts if they’ll chime in and provide resources?
So that’s what I did!
There are things that we can do right now to improve our diet for menopause, and to take control of the symptoms that are running away with us. And guess what? It’s not that hard! Here are three things to implement right away.
I get asked this a lot! Unfortunately, there is so much conflicting advice around regarding diet – some say go vegetarian, some say go vegan or raw foods, others say you must follow this strange diet and so on. No wonder women are totally confused as to what to do.
From the right way to exercise, to what to eat and drink and the case for HRT, experts explain how women can prepare for midlife changes to their bodies
If you're about to lose it on the next person that tells you, just eat less and exercise more, and you desperately want to feel vibrant, healthy and feminine again, read the following facts.
Stubborn Belly Fat is the #1 Menopausal Symptom
Eat less without feeling deprived. This is the secret to lasting weight loss.
Menopause and weight gain tend to go hand in hand, thanks to a combination of factors including decreased estrogen, slower metabolism, and lifestyle factors like poor diet and lack of exercise. But tipping the scale in your favor isn't as hard as you think.