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Do our Food Choices Influence Hot Flashes?

Do our Food Choices Influence Hot Flashes?
Hot flashes are a classic symptom of menopause here in the United States. Understandably, many women have concerns regarding hormone replacement therapy (HRT) due to the increased risk of blood clots, strokes, heart disease, dementia, high blood pressure, weight gain, depression and uterine, breast and ovarian cancer. So what's a woman to do? Carry a...
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Diet can Alleviate Depression and PMS Symptoms

Diet can Alleviate Depression and PMS Symptoms
Plant-Based Diets Can Alleviate DepressionEating a diet based on whole plant foods has been shown to alleviate depression in many patients. Not surprisingly, women with premenstrual syndrome (PMS) who experience moodiness can see improvements with their emotions as well. Credible research shows that plants actually contain neurotransmitters such as adrenaline, dopamine, serotonin and melatonin in...
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Reducing Menopause Symptoms

Reducing Menopause Symptoms
One of the many benefits of consuming a Starch-Smart® diet is its ability to reduce and even prevent many menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes, food cravings, depression, irritability and anxiety without the use of hormone replacement therapy. Dr. Neal Barnard explains that, "Many women in other parts of the world who grow up eating...
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Menstrual Cramping and Heavy Periods

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According to a research study presented in the February 2000 issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology, a low-fat, vegan diet "significantly reduced pain and PMS for many women." Painful menstrual cramping and heavy periods can be largely attributed to chemicals called prostaglandins. The fat stored in our cell membranes produce these chemicals which promote inflammation. Prostaglandins are...
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This article states the main reasons about how women leads to menstrual pains during their periods. Maintaining diet is very impor... Read More
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I had no idea that "high-fiber vegetables" can eliminate Estrogen. I know that when I am on my period, I give in to the "chocolate... Read More
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