Menopause is a stage which occurs in every woman’s life and it’s a very normal and natural
event. It is a stage in which the menstrual period can be defined as the final menstrual period
and usually confirmed when a woman has missed her periods for 12 consecutive months (in the
absence of other obvious causes).
When a woman is undergoing menopause, estrogen levels decrease dramatically which leads
to hormonal imbalance. When hormones are not secreted in proper amount or manner many
problems occur. These could be frequent mood swings, osteoporosis, depression, stress, heart
disease, increased breast cancer risk, sugar or salt cravings, less bone density, sleeping disorder,
weight gain, slow metabolism etc. Many of these problems can be moderated with the help
of a good diet plan. Nutritional requirement also changes because of the physical and medical
condition of a menopausal lady. For example calcium requirement is increased due to weak
The Idietitian diet plan can help you cope better with changes brought about by menopause
including weight gain, stress and any other emotional problems.