Health: Soy – How does it help women on perimenopause and menopause?

Health: Soy, menopause

Menopause is a natural part of the aging process for women. Menopausal transition, or perimenopause, usually begins four years before last menses. Menstrual irregularities, mood swings, and hot flashes are all signs of perimenopause. Therefore, when a woman does not have a menstrual period for 12 months, she has officially reached menopause.

Perimenopausel menopause is characterised by the full or near-complete depletion of ovarian follicles, as well as low estrogen and high levels of follicle-stimulating hormone.

Eat more soy and soy products to balance the oestrogen levels in a woman’s body. When menopause has been reached, the synthesis and secretion of estrogen in the body decreases which results in abnormal fat and cholesterol metabolism. In this case, soy isoflavones in soybeans can act as phytoestrogens which can prevent diseases associated with low oestrogen levels such as cardiovascular disease, menopausal syndrome and osteoporosis. For those with high oestrogen levels, the anti-estrogenic activity of soy isoflavones can prevent breast cancer, endometrial cancer and others.

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Best iron source to improve Premenstrual Syndrome

Japanese management nutrition experts said that women are mostly affected by hormones (physical and mental effects) during menstruation. Many women suffer from “Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)” after ovulation and before the menstruation period. The symptoms include uncomfortable symptoms such as headache, edema, fatigue and others. It is suggested that a simple diet can help to improve the current situation.

Minami Wakako, a Japanese dietitian emphasized that the first thing to supplement is protein. Protein is one of the building blocks for producing hormones and can help maintain the hormonal balance. Insufficient protein may directly lead to various discomforts in the body. Therefore, it is important to supplement the necessary amount of protein every day. Yoshihiro Imazu, the director of Shiba Gate Imazu Clinic in Japan and a physician, also said that protein is an important raw material for the production of female hormones, so it is recommended to take protein-rich foods during menstruation.

The next key ingredient is iron. Minami Wakako pointed out that women are prone to iron deficiency and fatigue due to menstruation. This is because iron is an indispensable component of hematopoiesis and helps the body transport oxygen. Therefore, it is recommended to supplement some iron-rich foods, such as pineapple, spinach, shellfish, soy products, fish, meat, etc. Yoshihiro Imazu also believes that proper iron supplementation during menstruation can help prevent anemia, and is a highly recommended menstrual diet. Girls can eat like this!

Soygreen 巧绿

SoyGreen contains soy, which is a source of plant-based protein. Adequate protein intake is very important when on a low-calorie diet because it helps prevent muscle loss. Muscle burns more calories than fat does.

SoyGreen rich in plant protein, calcium, iron, folic acid, fibre, antioxidants, trace elements, and a wide variety of phytochemical. It is the perfect meal replacement for weight management as it is high nutrition and low calories.

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Rosytime 恋玫

RosyTime is rich of Antioxidants that may encourage Collagen production, reduce damage by harmful UV Rays and protect against Free Radical damage. 

The main ingredients in Rosytime include:
Cactus Fruit: Help to remove excessive toxins in our body and prevent the aging of internal organs
Acerola Cherry: Improve immune system, reduce the risk of uterine fibroids and ovarian cancer.
Cranberry: It helps to contract the pelvic floor and tighten the vagina.
Rose: Rose helps to tighten the uterus while effectively prevent the uterine prolapse.

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