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11 Dietitian-Approved High Protein Vegetarian Snacks

Looking for delicious and healthy high-protein vegetarian snacks that not only cater to your taste buds but also keep you energized and satiated throughout the day? Look no further. More and more people are recognizing the importance of getting enough protein, particularly during midlife when our bodies undergo significant changes. Additionally, there’s a growing interest

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Protein in Menopause: Nutrition Strategies for Midlife Health

As you go through menopause, your body undergoes a lot of changes because of shifting hormone levels. These changes can impact your muscle strength, bone health, and how your body processes energy. It’s really important to make sure you’re getting enough protein to help manage these effects. This article provides you with straightforward and useful

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Intermittent Fasting for Women over 50: What No One is Telling You

Intermittent fasting(IF) has gained popularity as a weight management strategy and has been associated with various health benefits. However, when it comes to women in their 50’s and beyond, there are important considerations to keep in mind. In this article, we’ll delve into intermittent fasting, and discover that what you might not know, can hurt

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Insulin Resistance: How the Mediterranean Diet Can Help

Ever heard of insulin resistance? Many people have it and don’t even know it. Insulin resistance is when our body doesn’t respond well to a hormone called insulin, which controls our blood sugar. This can lead to high blood sugar levels, causing health problems, like type 2 diabetes and heart disease. It is also more

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Insulin Resistance and Menopause: What You Might Not Know

Insulin resistance might not be on your radar, and you might not know exactly what it is. However, if you’re in the menopausal transition (that’s over 40), it’s something that could be affecting you.  If you’re noticing weight gain without dietary changes, coupled with typical menopause symptoms like fatigue, brain fog, mood swings, insomnia, or

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Do Women Over 50 Need Iron? What You Need to Know.

Are you a woman over 50 wondering if you need to worry about iron anymore? You might. Iron is the most common nutritional deficiency in the world. Let’s explore why iron is still important for women over 50, the recommended daily intake, and how it can impact your overall health and well-being. What does iron

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Alcohol and Menopause: What women really need to know

Menopause is a time of significant change for women, both physically and emotionally. During this transition, women may experience symptoms such as hot flashes, mood swings, and changes in their sex drive. While having a glass of wine or two may seem like a reasonable way to cope, adding alcohol into the mix can further

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Snacks for Mediterranean Diet-30 Irresistibly Easy Ideas

The Mediterranean diet is widely recognized as one of the healthiest and most delicious ways of eating. It is especially beneficial for menopausal women looking to optimize their health. With an emphasis on fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and healthy fats, the Mediterranean diet makes for plenty of easy, nutritious snacks. From hummus and

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Mediterranean Diet for Menopause-is it the right choice?

During the menopause transition our bodies go through major metabolic changes. It’s super important to find a diet that is going to protect our health and well-being during menopause and beyond. Is the Mediterranean diet for menopause the best choice? This dietitian thinks so. Read on to discover more about the Mediterranean diet and how

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