Nutrition for Menopause
Herbalist Amanda Crawford describes some of the ways in which the hormonal transitions of menopause can alter the balance in our chemical soup. Eating well is the cheapest and easiest way to start changing that soup for the better. She recommends a diet of vegetable sources of protein, whole grains, fresh fruit and vegetables. Be sure to avoid excess fat, protein and salt. Plus, seek out foods and herbs that are rich in Vitamin E, essential fatty acids, zinc, and chromium.