With menopausal hormone changes often comes weight gain. This is because the body responds to lowered oestrogen levels by retaining more fat cells, in efforts to naturally lift it’s oestrogen levels.

Add to this erratic sleep patterns and corresponding lack of energy and motivation and the result often is women not feeling great about their bodies.

While there is no magic solution to this situation, ensuring one is consuming a diet rich in phytonutrients can help. Ensuring the body is satiated with phytonutrients can result in more energy both mentally and physically and also a reduction in sugar cravings.

Also, ensuring adequate protein consumption in the diet can assist with weight management LEARN ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF PROTEIN DURING MENOPAUSE HERE