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VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN DIETS

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

We don’t just cover menopause topics in our newsletter. We cover any topic that’s of interest to women of menopausal age, including lifestyle issues and general health information, from diet and exercise to teeth and skin.

According to the Vegan Society there has been a 350% rise of veganism in the UK in the last 10 years; bringing it to a total of half a million people. Growing numbers are deciding to be vegetarian or vegan for health reasons. It’s known that a healthy diet, plenty of exercise and keeping weight in check helps to reduce menopause symptoms. But what about going vegetarian or vegan? Are there really further health benefits or are there downsides?

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