What you will learn

This course is designed to empower women to make choices about diet through menopause to help manage symptoms and protect health long-term. With over 3 hours of content, the course will address the most common questions that women ask.

  • The science of menopause - the when, how long it lasts and symptoms

  • The connection between diet and common symptoms like hot flushes, poor sleep and effects on mood

  • Heart health, bone health and how to maintain health through menopause and beyond

  • A look at some of the myths and marketing faced by menopausal women

  • An insight into soya and phytoestrogens

  • Tips and resources to put the learning into practice

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Weight and Body Shape

    • Weight and Body Shape - Part 1

    • Weight and Body Shape - Part 2

    • Pink snack which adds protein

    • Adding a little protein to breakfast

    • Weight and Body Shape - Part 3

    • Hunger scale - helping to tune into and address hunger

    • Weight and Body Shape - Part 4

    • Positive mindset for fitness from Zoe (Zoe Rose Fitness)

    • Summary and Links

  • 3

    Heart health

    • Introduction to heart health

    • What to eat to improve heart health?

    • Diet: blood pressure and cholesterol

    • Lentil and tomato salad

    • Chapter Summary with Useful Links

  • 4

    Bone health

    • Bone Health Part 1

    • Are you at risk of osteoporosis?

    • Bone Health Part 2

    • Recipe time - add some oily fish into your week.

    • Summary and Useful Links

  • 5

    Sleep

    • Sleep - Part 1

    • Sleep - Part 2

    • Bedtime Stretches

    • Summary and Links

  • 6

    Mood

    • Oestrogen and the brain

    • Mood and Brain - Part 1

    • Allison Vodden introduces us to some relaxing pilates exercises

    • Mood and Brain - Part 2

    • Plant food count

    • Kefir, Carrot, Raisin and Cinnamon Overnight Oats Recipe

    • Summary and Links

  • 7

    Hair and Skin

    • Hair and Skin Chapter - Part 1

    • Hair and Skin Chapter - Part 2

    • Summary and Links

  • 8

    Menopause Myths and Marketing

    • Myths and Marketing - Part 1

    • Myths and Marketing - Part 2

    • Myths and Marketing - Part 3

    • Summary and Links

  • 9

    Phytoestrogens - hot flushes and improving health

    • Phytoestrogens - Part 1

    • Phytoestrogens - Part 2

    • Edamame Bean and Green Pea Spread - a phytoestrogen rich snack or light lunch

    • Tips to eat more soya

    • Tips to manage hot flushes

    • Summary and Links

  • 10

    Summary and Thank you for joining us

    • Menopause Summary in Pictures

    • Habit Tracker - putting what you have learnt into practice

    • Would you like more recipes to put your learning into practice?

    • Did you learn a lot from the course? We would love your feedback.

    • Maybe you would like our e-books.

    • Thank you for joining us.

Course reviews

5 star rating

Weight and body shape

Claire Loftus

I not only like the content on the slides but also the interesting and clear way they are presented - both visually and how Laura and Lynn present them. The...

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I not only like the content on the slides but also the interesting and clear way they are presented - both visually and how Laura and Lynn present them. The links to fact sheets, exercise video, NHS podcasts etc were really useful. All very easy to follow, digest and action! Thank you.

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Meet Lynn and Laura

Registered Nutritionists to guide you through the course

Registered Nutritionist

Laura Wyness

Laura is an award winning Registered Nutritionist who specialises in nutrition writing, workplace wellness and nutrition communications. Laura studied for her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the University of Aberdeen. Now with over 15-years’ experience working in food innovation and academic research she loves reviewing the scientific evidence and translating it into clear messages. Her freelance work includes providing nutrition content, workplace wellness support and online nutrition consultations for individuals. She also enjoys testing out new recipes!

Registered Nutritionist

Lynn Burns

Lynn is a registered nutritionist with many years experience in public health nutrition and recipe analysis. Having gained many years experience working in various nutrition positions within the UK civil service, she is now free lance writing, delivering courses and developing recipes. She has a passion for making eating well accessible to all regardless of the stage of life, health and fitness. A former Trustee of the Caroline Walker Trust, Lynn is very involved in charitable organisations and is currently a scout leader with a great deal of experience working with young people.

Price

Currently on an introductory offer.