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  • Megan Vogias, MA Ed

Please say it is so(y) that menopause symptoms can be tempered by tofu?!


Eating a low-fat, soy-rich plant-based diet was associated with a reduction in hot flashes during menopause, according to research published in the journal Menopause.*

A diet that includes whole soy and fermented soy products and limits processed foods, alcohol, caffeine and sugar can help in reducing menopause symptoms [Healthline October 2022]

Read Healthline's Insight Here


So(y), what foods are soy-rich & still low-fat?

  • Edamame

  • Soybeans

  • Soy nuts

  • Tofu





So(y), what are some recipes we can easily incorporate into our diets?
  • Summer Squash & Veggies Skewers Over Edamame Quinoa

  • Sweet & Sour Stir Fry with Soy Curls

  • Italian Herb Tofu & Winter Vegetable Sheet Pan Meal


Summer Squash and Veggie Skewers Over Edamame Quinoa Recipe
Summer Squash Skewers & Tofu Recipe

Sweet and Sour Stir Fry with Soy Curls
Stir Fry Recipe

Italian Herb Tofu and Winter Vegetable Sheet Pan Meal Recipe
Italian Herb & Vegetable Tofu

*Read the full article from Menopause Here

Barnard ND, Kahleova H, Holtz DN, et al. A dietary intervention for vasomotor symptoms of menopause: a randomized, controlled trial. Menopause. 2022;30(1):80-87. doi:10.1097/gme.0000000000002080


Ref: Nutrition & Dietetics Smartbrief

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