Nutrition/Supplements

My Cholesterol-Lowering Journey (Part 1)
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My Cholesterol-Lowering Journey (Part 1)

I decided that my quest to get heart healthy (aka my cholesterol-lowering journey) should be shared publicly. Mostly to help you, women in midlife during changing hormones, but also to hold myself accountable. And since it’s February, it seems fitting to share what I’m learning so we can get heart-healthy together. I had a physical…

Protein and All Its Health Benefits for Women in Midlife
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Protein and All Its Health Benefits for Women in Midlife

As women enter midlife, protein and all its health benefits plays a key role in our diet. We typically consume too little of this important macro-nutrient, which can be a real problem. As our estrogen is declining, we are losing muscle mass. Protein is the building block of our muscles and rich in health benefits….

Five Ways to Stay Heart Healthy in Menopause
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Five Ways to Stay Heart Healthy in Menopause

Each moment of the day, we take for granted that our heart is beating without issue. Staying heart healthy in menopause is critical. It’s one of our body’s most important jobs. Delivering blood, nutrients and oxygen throughout the blood vessels to the body’s tissues. This is necessary for us to stay alive and our organs…

Five Ways to Stop Menopause Weight Gain
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Five Ways to Stop Menopause Weight Gain

Weight Gain in Menopause As a middle-aged woman, I know a thing or two about weight gain in menopause. I have personally tried many diets and different forms of exercise to lose weight and get healthier at different points in my life. I recognize now that the practices I had put in place in the…

Seven Foods to Eat During Menopause
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Seven Foods to Eat During Menopause

Menopause and Food Choices Every day we make choices about our food intake as we plan our meals. But many women don’t think of how their food choices affect their menopause journey. Consuming superfoods — nutrient-dense and relatively low in calories but rich in what your body needs most — antioxidants, nutrients, and anti-inflammatory properties,…