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When it comes to specific questions related to diet and health for women, there is often a shortage of consensus answers from research, for a variety of reasons. In addition, there are clearly aspects of biological sex that have implications for health and also the interaction with diet. For example, the impact of the menstural cycle, of menopause, and differences in nutrient requirements.
In this episode, Dr. Hazel Wallace discusses some of these key considerations. Some things covered include: the impact of menstrual cycle phase on cravings, at-risk nutrients in pre-menopausal women, functional hypothalamic amenorrhea, interaction of diet and PMS, the physiological changes at menopause and potential role of diet.
Dr. Hazel Wallace
Dr. Hazel Wallace is the founder of The Food Medic, an NHS medical doctor, registered nutritionist (ANutR), and best-selling author.
Dr. Wallace has worked in hospital as a nutrition doctor, as well as a doctor on COVID wards during the pandemic. In addition to her role as a doctor, she participates in communication of health information to the general population through her three published books, podcast and large social media following.
- The impact of menstrual cycle phase on cravings
- At-risk nutrients in pre-menopausal women
- Functional hypothalamic amenorrhea
- Interaction of diet and PMS
- Physiological changes at menopause and potential role of diet
- Book: The Female Factor
- The Food Medic website
- Instagram: @thefoodmedic
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