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How to manage weight and metabolism changes during menopause

Published on Sep 02, 2023 01:18 PM IST
  • Menopause or the phase that marks end of your periods, can bring a series of changes in your body. Certain lifestyle modifications can help.
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"Ladies, let's talk menopause and metabolism! During this transformative phase, our bodies undergo changes that can impact weight management. But fret not, we're in control.  It's all about finding balance: nourish your body with wholesome foods, stay active with activities you enjoy, and practice self-love," says Nutritionist Karishma Shah in her recent Instagram post.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 02, 2023 01:18 PM IST

"Ladies, let's talk menopause and metabolism! During this transformative phase, our bodies undergo changes that can impact weight management. But fret not, we're in control.  It's all about finding balance: nourish your body with wholesome foods, stay active with activities you enjoy, and practice self-love," says Nutritionist Karishma Shah in her recent Instagram post.(Shutterstock)

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Prioritize sleep: Lack of sleep or poor sleep quantity can disrupt hormone balance, increase appetite, and lead to weight gain. Aim for 7-9 hours of uninterrupted sleep each night.(Photo by Yohann LIBOT on Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 02, 2023 01:18 PM IST

Prioritize sleep: Lack of sleep or poor sleep quantity can disrupt hormone balance, increase appetite, and lead to weight gain. Aim for 7-9 hours of uninterrupted sleep each night.(Photo by Yohann LIBOT on Unsplash)

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We need to understand the reactions we have during stress and plan them in advance to avoid reacting in a way that we may regret later. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 02, 2023 01:18 PM IST

We need to understand the reactions we have during stress and plan them in advance to avoid reacting in a way that we may regret later. (Unsplash)

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Monitor portion size: Menopause can bring hormonal changes that affect hunger and satiety cues. Be mindful of portion sizes and consider using smaller plates or bowls to help control portion sizes visually.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 02, 2023 01:18 PM IST

Monitor portion size: Menopause can bring hormonal changes that affect hunger and satiety cues. Be mindful of portion sizes and consider using smaller plates or bowls to help control portion sizes visually.(Unsplash)

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Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water throughout the day to stay hydrated. Proper hydration supports optimal metabolism and can help manage weight.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 02, 2023 01:18 PM IST

Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water throughout the day to stay hydrated. Proper hydration supports optimal metabolism and can help manage weight.(Unsplash)

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Optimize your gut health: To support metabolism and weight management, include probiotic-rich foods like yoghurt, kefir, sauerkraut, and kimchi, as well as prebiotic foods like onions, garlic, bananas, and asparagus.(Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Sep 02, 2023 01:18 PM IST

Optimize your gut health: To support metabolism and weight management, include probiotic-rich foods like yoghurt, kefir, sauerkraut, and kimchi, as well as prebiotic foods like onions, garlic, bananas, and asparagus.(Freepik)

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