Lose Weight Around Menopause
When a woman has gone 12 months without having a menstrual cycle, menopause officially begins. It could be exceedingly challenging to lose weight at this time.
To lose weight, a calorie deficit must exist. However, restricting calories excessively causes lean muscle to be lost more quickly, hastening the aging-related decline in metabolic rate.
Here are four nutritious diets that have been shown to help with weight loss during and beyond the menopausal transition.
Thorough overview of the low-carb diet, along with a menu and meal plan.
Studies suggest that the Mediterranean diet, which is best recognized for enhancing health and lowering the risk of heart disease, may also aid in weight loss.
Low carb, Mediterranean, vegan, and vegetarian diets have been shown to have benefits in perimenopause and menopause.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a form of psychotherapy shown to help with insomnia, may benefit women experiencing symptoms of low estrogen.
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