The Ultimate Nutrition Guide for Menopause: Natural Strategies to Stay Healthy, Control Weight, and Feel Great

The Ultimate Nutrition Guide for Menopause: Natural Strategies to Stay Healthy, Control Weight, and Feel Great

by Leslie Beck
     
 

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"A survival guide to healthy living– indispensable advice for women of all ages."
–James F. Balch, M.D.,
coauthor of Prescription for Natural Healing

Menopause brings a multitude of changes for women. It’s a time when you need to prepare your body for a hormonal roller coaster ride and protect yourself against various health risks–that

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"A survival guide to healthy living– indispensable advice for women of all ages."
–James F. Balch, M.D.,
coauthor of Prescription for Natural Healing

Menopause brings a multitude of changes for women. It’s a time when you need to prepare your body for a hormonal roller coaster ride and protect yourself against various health risks–that means making positive, healthy lifestyle decisions.

In this book, leading nutritionist Leslie Beck explains how you can success-fully manage the myriad symptoms of menopause through nutrition and develop a long-term plan for optimal health. Whether you are peri- or post-menopausal, Beck can help you make smart changes to your diet, add the right vitamin and mineral supplements to your daily routine, and choose the most appropriate herbal remedies for your symptoms.

Based on cutting-edge research, this essential, easy-to-read guide explains how you can lose weight or prevent the weight gain that is often associated with aging or hormone replacement therapy. You’ll discover how to reduce your risk of breast cancer, osteoporosis, heart disease, and other serious health problems. Whether you’re taking hormones or not, you’ll see what steps to take to make the best decisions for your lifestyle.

Most important, you’ll learn how to stay healthy and feel better–naturally–during menopause.

Topics include:

  • Anxiety
  • Breast cancer
  • Depression
  • Forgetfulness
  • Heart disease
  • Heavy periods
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Hot flashes
  • Insomnia
  • Menstrual cycle changes
  • Mood swings
  • Night sweats
  • Osteoporosis
  • Perimenopause
  • Sexual changes
  • Weight gain
  • Vaginal dryness

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470250594
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/15/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
260,624
File size:
760 KB

Meet the Author

LESLIE BECK, R.D., is one of Canada’s leading nutritionists who has helped over 2,000 people achieve their nutrition and health goals. She is the author of The Ultimate Nutrition Guide for Women (Wiley). Beck appears as a nutrition expert on Canada AM, has hosted the Discovery Channel’s Foodstuff program, and operates an integrative nutrition practice. Visit her Web site at lesliebeck.com.

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