Sugar Cravings and Menopausal Weight Gain

How to Stop Menopausal Sugar Cravings

Menopause can be a difficult thing even at the best of times with raging hormones, hot flashes, night sweats and then to top it all off, sugar cravings! It is natural to crave sugar since this is often our first choice when we seek comfort food. However, too much sugar can make your menopausal symptoms…

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5 Reasons Why We Gain Weight

  For the most part, we gain weight because we consume more calories than we burn. But extra calories are not the only cause of weight gain… Let’s take a look at 5 other reasons for weight gain that we never even though of… Lack of Sleep When you are not sleeping well at night,…

The Reason Why You Gain Weight After Menopause

The Reason Why You Gain Weight After Menopause

You’ve made it through menopause. You thought all your troubles were over. But now you start gaining weight. What’s up with that? Weight gain is a common sight during menopause, but why does it happen after menopause? To simplify the answer, it comes down to decreased insulin levels and age-related factors. A decrease in estrogen:…

How Carbs Are Making You Fat

How Carbs Are Making You Fat

You know that carbs are the reason you gain weight. You know that you should eat less of them. But still, you find it hard to say no to a creamy piece of chocolate cake or a big cheesy pizza. The fact of the matter is that it does not matter what carbs you eat,…

Menopausal Weight Gain and Bloating

How To Beat Menopausal Weight Gain and Bloating

With hot flashes and mood swings, weight gain is the last thing you want to think about… The sad truth is that feeling bloated and gaining weight are two of the most common side effects of menopause. We often overlook these symptoms. Unfortunately these are some of the most devastating menopausal symptoms. Weight gain is…

Beating the Menopausal Muffin Top

Get Rid Of Your Menopausal Muffin Top

It is obvious that menopause causes weight gain. Usually we notice this in the tummy area. It has never been quite clear exactly why this happens – until now. Recent studies have revealed that due to the large estrogen decrease during menopause, fat cells start to retain and even store more fat than usual. This…