Start Taking Care Of Yourself Now
A 9 year study involving Australian born menopausal women, concluded that a women’s prior level of health was the most significant predictor of her post-menopausal health status. The message here is that ideally health promoting lifestyle and dietary strategies should be in place before the onset of menopausal symptoms.
3 Crucial Lifestyle Practices To Have In Place In Your 40′s
- Have at least 3 cups of vegetables daily and include phytoestrogen rich plants such as seaweed, lentils, kidney beans, broccoli, kale, berries and pomegranate.
- If you are not exercising regularly, find some form of exercise you enjoy and get in the habit of regular exercise now.
- Find ways to manage and reduce your stress levels ie. yoga, meditation, support and community groups and delegate some household duties to your kids and partner. You don’t have to be super goddess!