Book Review by Julieann Roberts, Editor, Menopause Health Matters.
Menopause Diet: How to Eat to Beat Hot Flashes by Dr Sarah Brewer is packed with all the evidence-based nutritional advice you need to help prevent or improve symptoms associated with the menopause such as hot flashes, night sweats, aches and paints, tiredness and low sex drive the natural way.
Dr Sarah Brewer explains how certain foods can help such as eating more soy, sweet potatoes, lentils, flaxseed, oily fish and members of the cabbage family. She explains why natural plant oestrogens can improve your symptoms and why a good intake of vitamin and minerals is important.
Dr Brewer also covers the benefits of herbal supplements such as 5-HTP, Agnus Castus, Black Cohosh, Evening Primrose, Ginseng, Sage Leaf, Soy Isoflavones, Muira Puama, Pollen Pistil extracts, Rhodiola, St John’s Wort, Valerian and Wild Yam, with suggestions for the best doses to take. Links to the research quoted are included for your reassurance.
This quick nutrition guide will help you to get the most from your diet to help you progress smoothly through this natural transition in life.
As one of the few doctors who is also a Registered Nutritionist and a Registered Nutritional Therapist, Dr Brewer expertly explains all the facts in a clear and concise way. She is an award winning author of over 60 popular health books.