From mood swings and hot flashes to weak bones and weight gain, the side effects of menopause are never fun. In the past, we have discussed how diet can play a role in reducing these symptoms. While certain foods such as caffeine, alcohol and chocolate can trigger side effects, fresh, whole foods can help keep them at bay. The power of a plant-based diet has been demonstrated again and again by women who have adopted the Hallelujah Diet and been relieved of menopause-related side effects.
Today, new research is suggesting that diet may even be able to delay the onset of menopause in the first place – all the more reason to switch to the Genesis 1:29 diet today.
Researchers from the UK have surmised that a diet high in refined carbohydrates will speed up the beginning of menopause, while a diet filled with legumes and fish may push back the onset of menopause and its side effects. Around the world, the severity, onset and symptoms of menopause vary greatly from one woman to another. Past research has indicated that genetics and external factors can play a role in the age at which menopause first begins, a press release on the study noted.
Diet can play a role in the timing of menopause.
To determine just how much of a role diet plays, the study, published in the BMJ Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, analyzed 35,000 women between the ages of 35 and 69. All participants were taken