This module is a deep dive into carbohydrates. What they are, their effect on the body and your hormones and the major food sources. We’ll then go into how your carbohydrate intake may need to change at menopause to manage your risk of developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease, two chronic diseases that become more likely as your reproductive hormones change. We’ll teach you the 3 keys to healthy blood sugar level management and give you lots of practical strategies such as foods, habits and recipes so you can put what you learn into practice.
Module Learning Outcomes
- You will learn what a carbohydrate is and how it effects your hormones
- You will understand how carbohydrates influence your health
- You will learn the major food sources of carbohydrate and the best choices
- You will learn how to keep you blood sugar levels well managed long term