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Chapter 17 - Nutrition and Weight Gain in the Menopause

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 June 2020

Nicholas Panay
Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital, London
Paula Briggs
Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
Gabor T. Kovacs
Monash University, Victoria
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Eating well and keeping active remains the cornerstone of a healthy menopause, regardless menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) status. During a consultation, it can be all too easy to gloss over lifestyle aspects of menopause care assuming the patient knows what a healthy diet and lifestyle is. There remains both lay and health professional confusion about the evidence-based approach to nutrition. Poor science and celebrity ‘anecdote’ flood consumer and social media with misinformation about what a healthy diet and lifestyle should look like.

Managing the Menopause , pp. 164 - 176
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2020

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