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Why am I gaining weight from menopause?

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"Why am I gaining weight?!" I sit down with Dr. Mary Claire Haver, a board-certified OB/GYN, to discuss a topic we all tend worry about. She explains the importance of focusing on nutrition (not calories), resistance training, and more.

Topics discussed:

00:40 - Why am I gaining weight in menopause?

01:13 - Background information

02:31 - What types of exercise should we be doing?

03:35 - 3 things you should be doing

05:00 - Importance of evidence-based research

05:41 - The Belly Fat Challenge

06:34 - About Dr. Mary Claire Haver's clinic

07:16 - The menopause community

Mary Claire Haver, MD, is an OB/GYN who has devoted her adult life to women’s health and menopause. She developed the first and only nutrition program created by a female OB/GYN, The Galveston Diet, designed for women in menopause. This program helps women reach their health and wellness goals through an anti-inflammatory approach to nutrition. You can find it here:

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The Menopause Masterclass is a series involving top medical professionals and subject matter experts addressing menopause and women’s health in midlife. I will speak with a curated selection of renowned experts to offer insights, actions, and answers to the most pressing questions about midlife and menopause. It is meant to be a free resource for women navigating perimenopause and menopause, to offer advice and assistance from the top experts on women’s health, and build a connected community of shared experiences. Content shared is for informational and educational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice or a substitute for professional care. Always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare provider with any questions about your individual medical situation.

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