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Menopause, anyone?

No we don’t like it, but somehow it’s part of life for each of us woman folks… so here are some tips that might help you along the way:

YES TO:

Lots and lots of water

Low glycemic high fiber snacks to eliminate munchies and energy swings

Good protein to stabilize energy and blood sugar

Good omega 3 fatty acids

Lots of little meals

NO TO:

Lots of caffeine

Lots of sugar

White carbs… ouch!

Sitting around

Too many liquid calories

EAT! Focus on foods which a have a positive effect on hormone regulation and support.

Wild Caught Salmon (avoid farm-raised when possible).

Kidney Beans – mix with chopped sweet peppers and arugala; add your favorite extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar and you have an EFA power-meal.

Walnuts

Ground Flax and Chia Seeds; add to salads, cereals, baked goods, shakes.

Cauliflower – cook just like you’d make mashed potatoes, add your favorite nut oil for a boost of Omega-3′s, sprinkle with balck pepper and sea salt.

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