Essential Nutritional Needs for Postmenopausal Women

A look at the nutrients women need to pay special attention to in their postmenopausal years.

Menopause produces many changes in a woman’s body, not least of which are her nutritional needs. “It is important for women to focus on nutrition throughout their lives, but the postmenopausal years may provide unique challenges,” says Melissa Flynn, RD, a senior dietitian with New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell. “Hormone fluctuations, slower metabolism, reduced muscle mass, and […]

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