Healthy Eating During Menopause

Healthy Eating During Menopause

by Marilyn Glenville


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Healthy Eating During Menopause by Marilyn Glenville

All women will go through menopause. However, medical research has proved that in many cases the symptoms we associate with menopause — such as joint pains, mood swings, weight gain and hot flushes — are peculiar to a western diet and virtually unknown in countries like Japan, where soy-rich foods are a key part of the diet.

In Healthy Eating During Menopause, Marilyn Glenville explains how your diet can work as a natural alternative to hormone replacement therapy and give you results far superior to any drug. Marilyn and Lewis have created menus for all the meals in the day with recipes rich in the three beneficial food groups — phytoestrogens, essential fatty acids and antioxidants which are contained naturally in many everyday ingredients. Guaranteeing no risks and no side effects, these recipes will not only help you to reduce and even eliminate certain symptoms, but also guard against osteoporosis and other illnesses.

Recipes include Luxury Homemade Muesli, Lentil and Fruit Pilaf, exotic Caponata or Jambalaya, and gorgeous Mixed Berry Soufflé Omelette. Good for your health and even better for your appetite, Healthy Eating During Menopause is invaluable for any family that wants to avoid many of today's illnesses and to enjoy eating their way to optimum health.

Marilyn Glenville is the UK's leading expert in nutritional health for women. She obtained her doctorate from Cambridge University and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and a member of the Nutrition Society. Dr Glenville was formerly an observer on the Food Standards Agency's Expert Group on the safety of vitamins and minerals. She is also a steering group member of the Forum on Food and Health at the Royal Society of Medicine.

As a respected authority on women's healthcare, Marilyn also makes regular appearances on the television, radio and in the press and is the author of books including the internationally bestselling New Natural Alternatives to HRT and Natural Alternatives to Dieting.

Lewis Esson is a highly respected cookery writer, and is the author of Cowboys and Cookouts and co-author of The Gate Vegetarian Cookbook. He has worked as a food writer and editor on many award-winning projects, including Henrietta Green's Food Lover's Guide to Britain. He contributes regularly to the BBC Good Food Magazine and Waitrose Seasons magazine. Women's Health is an independent charity that aims to ensure health information is available to all women, particularly those who have difficulty in accessing information and services. It focuses on women's gynaecological and sexual health.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760759578
Publisher: Sterling Publishing
Publication date: 11/29/2004
Product dimensions: 8.56(w) x 7.28(h) x 0.67(d)

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