Green Juicing Info
Menopause is a difficult time for many women. It is a time when the menses stop and are replaced by hot flashes, night sweats, and mood changes. Besides hormone replacement therapy, there are few medical options for the management of this time in a woman’s life. This leaves us with natural remedies to combat the symptoms until the menopausal symptoms stop.
Juicing for Menopause
While there are no scientific research studies out there that prove that juicing is beneficial for women undergoing menopause, there are plenty of anecdotal reports that show that drinking vegetable and fruit juices can help a woman suffering from menopausal symptoms.
For one, juicing can easily result in a loss of weight. Menopause is, unfortunately, a time when many women gain weight, which can lead them to an increased risk of diabetes, heart attacks, and stroke. By juicing, the weight gain can be prevented and perhaps some weight can be lost so that these diseases can be prevented.
Just about any kind of juice will result in weight loss but the vegetable juices are believed to be the best. Vegetable juices are low in sugar and calories and can be sweetened slightly be adding carrots to the mixture or by adding a small amount of apple to the juice. This makes the juice more palatable so that it can be taken in by the woman several times per day, resulting in weight loss and a reduction in risk factors for the above diseases. Continue reading