Top three foods for menopause 

Every woman experience menopause between the ages of 40-50. During this period, there will be a decrease in the estrogen levels in a woman’s body. The lower levels of estrogen leads to various physical and emotional problems like urinary tract infection, mood swings and hot flashes. 

one of the ways to ensure that woman stay healthy during and after menopause is eating nutritious food. 

In this article, let us look at some of the best foods for menopause- 

  • Legumes- legumes contain a high amount of potassium and magnesium; which help in reducing  the symptoms associated with menopause. Legumes play a vital role in maintaining blood pressure. 
  • Flaxseeds- These are rich in omega 3 fatty acids, which reduce hot flashes and bad cholesterol. Flaxseeds also contain selenium, which regulates the thyroid gland. 
  • Soya- Soya increases the estrogen levels in the body, which further reduces the menopausal symptoms. Incorporating soya in your diet lowers the chances of breast cancer. 

Other foods to incorporate in your diet: millets, ginger, basil, oats, salmon, milk, carrots, apples, chicken, cumin seeds, almonds, chamomile tea etc. 

 

-Akhila Kakarala

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