1. Why Am I Gaining Weight In Menopause?

    For decades the same advice has been given to women in mid-life who are struggling with unwanted body changes during perimenopause and menopause: Eat less, exercise more. As a board certified OBGYN, it is the advice I had given to thousands of patients who complained of midlife weight gain. Sounds l…Read More

  2. How To Lose the Menopausal “Middle”

    If menopausal weight gain is plaguing you - don’t fret. You are definitely not alone, as most women experience seemingly unexplainable weight gain - especially in the abdominal area during this time of transition. Fortunately, there are some great evidence based strategies that can not only help y…Read More

  3. 6 Menopause Busting Foods

    It is no secret that during menopause our hormones are drastically changing; in addition, one’s metabolism significantly slows down at this stage of life. This can be a recipe for disaster- especially for abdominal weight gain. So, what can we do to combat these changes during menopause? Strategic…Read More

  4. Five Beverages to AVOID During Menopause…and Why

    Diet plays a large role in health, especially during menopause. Sometimes overlooked, certain beverages can affect the intensity and frequency of your menopause symptoms and increase menopausal health risks. Below are some of the most risky: Alcohol – One of the most common symptoms of menopause- …Read More

  5. 5 Strategies to Help Keep Weight Off During Menopause

    A healthy diet consists of primarily consuming healthy fats, nutrient-dense vegetables, and high-quality proteins. Although this is a great start to losing and maintaining a healthy weight, your hormones are still drastically changing during menopause, and as a result, leading to weight gain in plac…Read More

  6. Menopause & Hydration

    You’ve heard it time and time again – “be sure you drink plenty of water.” But why is it so important to stay hydrated? Is this need heightened during menopause? You bet. Water is essential throughout every stage of our life but especially during menopause as the decrease in estrogen, a horm…Read More

  7. Can Intermittent Fasting Change The Aging Process?

    Previous studies have shown that intermittent fasting (IF) is beneficial for slowing down the aging process and losing weight, but a recent Harvard study is exploring the science behind these amazing benefits. Why is this important? Studies HAVE shown that if we can understand the science of HOW a l…Read More

  8. Menopause and Intermittent Fasting

    When beginning your journey with intermittent fasting (IF), I challenge you to fail. Yes - you read that correctly. I would be lying if I told you it is a quick and easy lifestyle change. I would also be lying if I did not tell you the health benefits associated with IF drastically outweigh the hard…Read More

  9. Three Amazing Health Benefits that Accompany Intermittent Fasting

    I think when most of us are initially attracted to the Galveston Diet it is for the incredible weight loss results that have been experienced by thousands of pre, during, and post-menopausal women. However, in addition to this attractive benefit of incorporating the Galveston Diet to one’s lifesty…Read More

  10. Diet May Affect When Women Enter Menopause

    A recent study found that one’s diet- yes, diet- may affect women when they enter menopause. This yet again echoes the importance of developing and maintaining healthy eating patterns sooner rather than later. The study tracked 35,000 women for 4 years and the results were astounding: those whose …Read More