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Why you should avoid dieting in menopause.

Why food restriction or excessive exercise negatively affect women’s hormonal health and may worsen menopausal symptoms.

As days go by, just the thought that one day IT might be here, the hot flushes, those sleepless nights and mainly that dreaded weight gain can leave you thinking: How will I manage this.

It’s natural that after years of dieting and trying to lose weight you might feel a bit anxious and seek advice on how to go through this phase with the least damage.

Although you might be secretly welcoming it as a universal sign to stop trying so hard and just live for once, after all, there's not much you can do about that anyway.

The truth is, there is so much that you can do, but restricting your food or trying another “proven“ diet is none of that. In fact, this could hurt your body and your health even more than those foods you fear so much.