CREATIVITY AGAINST HOT FLASHES: BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP WITH SAGE

It may be that the arrival of spring means I need to re-adjust central heating at my home, but hot flashes seem determined to come back with fury despite the still gray skies on the other side of my window. I’ve been dutifully eating my phytoestrogenic foods wherever I get the chance, and as much as they have helped with the entire package-deal of menopause (from weight gain to hives), I fear it’s time to try a more specific method to keep me fresh and sweat-free. Continue reading

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WAIST-FRIENDLY & TASTY PASTA? LOW FAT SPAGHETTI MEATBALLS

The truly complicated part of menopausal weight gain is how the fight never truly ends. Of all symptoms, it is not only the most visible one, but also the one that can amount to the biggest, deepest health repercussions. As we age, our metabolism will slow down, and this is in some way unavoidable – which is why it’s been so important to build new healthy and sustainable eating habits and to find the right supplement. That being said, there is no reason to go through life feeling constantly deprived of all our favorite foods – there’s the occasional indulgence we can allow ourselves, and there’s so many ways to make them healthier! Continue reading