Smoothies for Menopause

Smoothies are Easy Solutions for Meals and Can Reduce Menopausal Symptoms

Smoothies for MenopauseIf a smoothie could possibly help reduce your menopausal hot flashes, it would be one that used a food that mimicked estrogenic activity. If you added the herb Suma – an estrogenic herb – to the smoothie mix, you could notice a difference in your hot flashes. Suma is a mild-tasting herb and the taste of it is easily covered up in smoothies. The dosage to take would be one teaspoon of the Suma powder.

Your smoothie recipe ingredient lists could look like this:

Ingredient List #1

  • 3 ounces coconut water
  • ½ cup blackberries
  • 1 tangerine
  • ¼ teaspoon chlorophyll
  • 1/8 avocado
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Suma herb
  • 1 leaf Swiss chard
  • 1 handful spinach
  • 1 teaspoon flaxseeds
  • 1 cup ice cubes

Ingredient List #2

  • ½ cup yogurt, plain or vanilla
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 handful almonds
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 teaspoon Suma
  • One inch square of chocolate

If you are having menopausal symptoms such as mood swings, make sure that your blood sugar levels are stable all day long. Smoothies for menopause can help with this! Just remember that mood swings become a reality when blood sugar levels are low. In fact, there was a study done years ago with volunteers who had different forms of mental disease that found that no matter what the mental disorder was, the symptoms became worsened when blood sugar levels were low.


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