Sangati Jogwar

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  • Menopause is a tough time for women.
  • Here are 5 foods that can help to ease symptoms of menopause.

Every woman goes through some struggles during her perimenopause and menopause periods. Some face physical issues whereas a few experience emotional transition. And for many, the struggle is both physical and emotional.

Apart from medications and exercise, certain foods if included in the regular diet can also make life easier for women during this period.

Fruits & Vegetables

While every healthy meal must include fruits and vegetables when a woman is struggling with menopause symptoms like hot flashes, mood swings, or fatigue she must be extra careful to have them in every meal. Vegetables like broccoli, spinach, eggplant, carrots, and tomatoes are extremely helpful in controlling the symptoms of menopause.

Adding berries, cherries, and mangoes that are enriched with powerful antioxidants also can reduce anxiety and distress.

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Since during this period, the body of a woman undergoes a lot of hormonal change, she needs more nutrition. Whole grains are rich in nutrients, vitamins, and fibers.

Vitamin B in whole grains is very good for mood swings and the nervous system and also considerably cut down the risk of cardiovascular disease.


Curcumin in turmeric contains anti-inflammatory properties and hence can work wonders if taken during menopause as women often face inflammation issues during this time. A supplement of pepper and turmeric is often advised to tackle inflammation during menopause.

Fatty Fish

Fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids which are extremely good for the heart, and improves brain function and mood. It also keeps the blood pressure under control and is a good remedy for hot flashes.

Fatty fish especially Salmon are rich in Vitamin D which is very good for bone as well as mood.


Rich in calcium, proteins, and vitamin D, yogurt maintains bone density and improves the quality of sleep.

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