The Menopause Diet to Lose Weight and Boost Your Energy

The diet specifically for women experiencing menopause

Author of The Menopause Diet, Larrian Gillespie provides details about menopause in a well-organized format and in language that is easy to understand that shows women why they often gain weight during menopause. She offers these specific steps that can help women lose weight for good. While the book professes to help you lose weight, the crux of the book and its best selling point is the extensive information given about staying healthy. You get the sense that although this is a diet book, that the goal is to teach menopausal women how to be healthy under their unique circumstances.

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Hormones, Fat Burn and Her

The book begins with a humorous look at the author's own journey into menopause. She provides clear facts about estrogen and its' role in our bodies, as well as details about specific nutrients and food groups. Discover why women must eat differently from men to burn fat and not muscle, how eating five mini-meals a day can be the secret to your weight loss success, how body shape can predict future health problems, why a low-fat, high carbohydrate diet is like digging your own grave, how hot flashes can make you fat, why estrogen can help you lose hidden body fat and a wealth of other valuable information. Includes food lists, recipes, and journals to track your success. An enlightening book that belongs in every woman's library.

No Real Restrictions

The Menopause Diet doesn't call for complete restrictions of any types of foods, but it does offer recipes for those of us who are ready to roll up our sleeves and get cooking in separate companion books. One of the cornerstones of the book is advice to eat mini-meals throughout the day. Her Mini-Meal Cookbook is available to prep meals beforehand to eat throughout the day. Because Gillespie explains the changes that happen during menopause including diet, hormone replacement, nutritional supplements and exercise, the reader is given a lesson on all the factors that may be contributing to menopausal weight gain.

About the Author

Larrian Gillespie graduated from the UCLA School of Medicine and practiced urology and urogynecology in Beverly Hills for fifteen years. She is the inventor of three scientific patents. Known for her amazing ability to relay complicated medical information in a patient-friendly format, she has appeared on several major network programs including Good Morning America, the Home Show, and CNN, as well as serving on the medical advisory board for SHAPE magazine. She has also published over fifty scientific articles and three chapters in medical textbooks and is the author of You Don't Have to Live With Cystitis.

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