Nutrition and Menopause
Nutritional Concerns of Menopausal Women
Increased Need for Calcium
- Milk, yogurt, and cheese
- Green leafy vegetables
- Sardines and other canned fish with bones
- Calcium-fortified foods and juices
Reducing Your Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Management of Menopausal Symptoms
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North American Menopause Society http://www.menopause.org
Dietitians of Canada http://www.dietitians.ca
Public Health Agency of Canada http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 02/2014 -
- Update Date: 01/31/2014 -
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