Are you going through pre-menopause or menopause and looking for nutritional support in Barcelona?

The menopause, which generally occurs around the age of 52, brings with it, in most cases, its share of changes and discomforts, which can be reduced through diet.

A diet adapted to this period of life aims to control weight and prevent menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes or mood swings.

At the Turó Park Clinics nutrition department in Barcelona, you will find specialists who will help you manage your diet by providing practical information and nutritional advice for pre-menopause and menopause.

Make an appointment now with our English-speaking dietician-nutricionist!

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What is the menopause?

The menopause is the final cessation of menstruation due to the fall in the production of sex hormones by the ovaries. It usually occurs between the ages of 45 and 55, and most often around the age of 50.

The most common symptoms of menopause are

  • Hot flushes
  • Night sweats
  • Vulvovaginal dryness
  • Urinary problems (more frequent urinary irritation or infection, leakage, frequent urination)
  • Headaches, fatigue, insomnia, irritability, anxiety
  • Joint pain

The pre-menopause is a period of 2 to 4 years before the menopause. It is characterised by irregularities in the menstrual cycle, as well as variable symptoms, including the appearance of hot flushes.


How can diet help reduce menopausal symptoms?

Eat well to live well.

Our English-speaking nutritionist welcomes you to review your dietary balance and propose a programme that will allow you to anticipate and delay the changes linked to the menopause.

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How does a nutrition consultation at Turó Park Clinics work?

  1. First free video consultation: during this first appointment, our nutritionist will take the time to understand your needs and your personal situation in order to propose a personalised programme that meets your expectations.
  2. Delivery of the personalised programme: you will receive your programme and action plan by email and will benefit from a consultation to ask your questions and discuss with your nutritionist.
  3. Regular follow-up: you will then benefit from a personalised follow-up for 3 months, with regular consultations.
  4. Review: 6 months after the start of your programme, you will be able to consult your nutritionist again to ensure that your results are sustainable.

Our English-speaking nutritionist

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Our answers to the most frequently asked questions about eating during the menopause

What foods should I avoid during the menopause?

To limit weight gain and hot flashes, it is advisable to reduce consumption of foods high in salt, industrial and processed foods, foods with added sugar, refined foods, foods high in saturated fats, fried foods, soda and alcohol.

Which dietary supplement to take during the menopause?

The plants suggested for menopausal disorders are evening primrose, St. John's wort, ginseng, wild yam (Dioscorea villosa), red clover (Trifolium pratense), yarrow (Achillea millefolium) or chasteberry. Don't hesitate to ask your nutritionist for advice if you don't know which product to choose.

How to eat well during the menopause?

We advise you to make an appointment with our nutritionist to develop a personalised diet plan. As a general rule, diets specially designed for the menopause emphasise fruit and vegetables, "good" fats and proteins. Conversely, they limit sugar, alcohol and trans fats. Of course, physical activity is also very important to limit weight gain and feel good about your body.