A healthful diet may reduce some of your symptoms. It can help you feel better. It can also lower the risk of heart disease and osteoporosis. You should eat:
Plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains
Low amounts of saturated fats (found in animal products), trans fats, processed foods, and sugars
Lean protein options such as chicken, fish, eggs, or nuts
You should also have
for healthy bones. Milk and yogurt are high in calcium. Fish is high in vitamin D. Ask your doctor if supplements are needed. Sunlight also raises vitamin D in the body.
Try not to eat spicy or hot foods or drinks. They can make hot flashes worse.
Exercise may lower symptoms, manage weight, and lower stress.
like walking and strength exercises may also help keep bones healthy. A mix of both works best.
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