Menopause is the process through which a woman ceases to be fertile or menstruate. It is a normal part of life and is not considered a disease or a condition. A diagnosis of menopause is confirmed when a woman has not had a menstrual period for one year. However, the symptoms of menopause generally appear before the end of that one-year period.
During menopause women's body passes through many changes. Mainly they face lack of metabolism, bone density and heart disease in the body. At the time of Menopause women's face hormonal changes at the age of 40. At this time, estrogen and progesterone levels go awry. Due to the low level of estrogen, there is a lack of metabolism in the body. Due to reduced metabolism, the amount of fat and cholesterol in the body increases. It also reduces sleep and also causes calcium deficiency. To increase the level of estrogen, low fat dairy products like cheese, milk, yogurt etc. should be used in the diet.
Dietician Surabhi Pareek and Dr. Shweta Gupta said that vitamin D supplements should be taken. Whole grains are high in fiber, which boosts our metabolism women should include it in the diet to keep the balance in the weight. Fruits and vegetables also help in increasing the immune system in the body and also in anti-aging. Soya been contains flunoids, which control hot flushes during menopause, such as short temper, extreme cold or heat, etc.
Dietician Mukta Maini said that during menopause, salty, oily food should be eaten less and metabolic activity should be increased. Reduce the consumption of white foods like sugar, maida, salt etc. At this time, the amount of vitamin C like cherries, oranges, kiwis should be balanced in the body. Consumption of cherries excretes uric acid in the body, which breaks down the metabolism of the body.