Is the AC blasting and you’re the only one not reaching for extra blankets? There are actually foods that can help you feel like you’re living in the same climate as those around you.
An Iron deficiency can worsen hot flashes. To make sure you’re not doing extra damage, be sure to include these in your diet:
Whole Wheat Bread
Lean Red Meat
Just one more reason to lose weight—a study found that women who are overweight are more prone to hot flashes. So nutrient-full foods that are low in calories are a great way to go if you are overweight or worried about menopausal weight gain. Try three to four servings of these fruits and vegetables daily:
This may be an obvious one, but dehydration can greatly increase the intensity and frequency of hot flashes. If you can’t always get your daily 8 glasses of water, try including these foods that have high water content into your menopause-management diet: