Managing Menopause: A Holistic Cooking Class

  • Free Library of Philadelphia, Culinary Literacy Center 1901 Vine Street, 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

*A Free Library of Philadelphia Culinary Collaboration*

Did you know your diet can help with menopausal symptoms and associated health risks? (Hint: It’s more than dark chocolate.)

Drawing on insights from medicine, nutrition, and Chinese Medicine, this class will teach you how to use food to handle what menopause brings. Through a fun, hands-on cooking class, you will learn:

  • Which foods and herbal formulas alleviate hot flashes, night sweats, headaches, fatigue, insomnia and mood swings, and which foods make them worse
  • How to prevent weight gain or lose weight associated with hormonal changes

  • How to get specific nutrients through your diet to maintain bone density

You’ll also come away with recipes and how-to knowledge to bring these lessons into your day-to-day life. This will be an excellent opportunity to ask questions from the teachers -- our cofounder (a Reproductive Endocrinologist), our holistic nutritionist, and our acupuncturist -- about how to deal with menopause holistically.

$5