Our Archive

Health Articles

Foodstate.co.za > Health > For the Ladies > Mastering Menopause

During their 40s and 50s, women go through (what grandmother used to call) “the Change” – as if it was a curse or something to be feared. But these days, we know much more about the hormonal changes in the female body, which lessened the stigma surrounding “the change”. Menopause, as we prefer to call […]

Read more

The following signs and symptoms are an indication of perimenopause: (1,2) Irregular periods Vaginal dryness Hot flushes Night sweats Sleep problems Mood changes Weight gain and slowed metabolism Thinning hair and dry skin Loss of breast fullness If you notice these symptoms in yourself, especially if you are younger than 45, do not hesitate to make […]

Read more

Diet alone may not be enough to alleviate your physical symptoms.  You should, therefore, consider a good quality vitamin and mineral supplement to soothe symptoms of menopause and promote hormone balance. We have compiled a list of FoodState supplements, which may be beneficial to help keep you healthy in menopause and after. FoodState’s range of […]

Read more