Is a Mediterranean Diet good for perimenopause?

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Look no further for a current, evidence-informed review of the Mediterranean Diet for perimenopause. Did you know that one of the key hormone shifts in the 8-12 years before menopause is an increasing androgen to oestrogen ratio? This sets the scene for steady central fat gain as you move through perimenopause and makes it much harder to maintain a healthy BMI and if you’ve heard of the term ‘menopot’…this is one of the problems with this changing hormone ratio. I look at the Mediterranean Diet as possibly the most healthy diet for perimenopausal women wanting to maintain a healthy weight and lower their risk of cardio-metabolic diseases like diabetes, obesity and heart disease. 

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