Menopausal women do not absorb enough vitamin D

A number of tests carried out by researchers at the Carlos III Institute of Health in Spain has revealed that post-menopausal women may not get enough vitamin D in their diets, which can contribute to a range of dangerous health problems, including abdominal obesity, diabetes, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease, as well as a number of cancers.

Menopause can be a stressful time for women, both physically and psychologically, as the effort of adjusting to metabolic changes may weaken the body’s ability to defend against various health problems. For this reason, a healthy diet can become a women’s best ally in overcoming these new challenges.

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