Nutrition and Weight Management in Midlife

The occurrence of the menopause transition is one that will be uniquely experienced by each woman

Maya Feller

2021

Scholarcy highlights

  • The occurrence of the menopause transition is one that will be uniquely experienced by each woman
  • Women report weight gain and body composition changes in the menopause transition. These changes affect glucose and lipid metabolism in negative ways and, along with the bone loss associated with menopause, can contribute to noncommunicable diseases
  • Taking a patient-centered, mindfully strategic approach is ideal while creating nutritional interventions centered around the individual
  • With comprehensive nutrition prescriptions designed to reduce the risk of developing as well as manage noncommunicable conditions and cardiometabolic conditions including insulin resistance, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and body composition shifts, the experience of troublesome symptoms commonly experienced during menopausal transition may be modified

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