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About Julie Dargan

Julie Dargan (RN, ND, BHSc) is the Menopause Whisperer. She assists women going through hormonal changes and want to live each day with confidence and enthusiasm. Her website http://menopausewhisperer.com was created to help women understand the menopause and how to halt the middle age spread.
Latest Posts | By Julie Dargan
How a Low Functioning Thyroid Can Lead to Weight Gain After 50
1 month ago

How a Low Functioning Thyroid Can Lead to Weight Gain After 50

In a previous article I discussed the effects of estrogen on your body and subsequent weight gain. Then I followed with a discussion on cortisol, also known as the stress hormone. Read More

How to Eliminate Stress and Decrease Weight Gain After 60
2 months ago

How to Eliminate Stress and Decrease Weight Gain After 60

Previously, I discussed the effects of estrogen on your body, including subsequent weight gain. The hormone I will be discussing in this article is cortisol, also known as the stress hormone. Read More

If You Want to Lose Weight After 50, Listen to Your Hormones!
2 months ago

If You Want to Lose Weight After 50, Listen to Your Hormones!

Menopause and weight gain often go together thanks to a combination of hormonal disharmony, slower metabolism and lifestyle factors. Read More

How to Have a Super Day with These 3 Superfoods
4 months ago

How to Have a Super Day with These 3 Superfoods

Superfoods are nutrient dense foods that help you fight disease, feel more energetic and lose weight. These “wonderfoods” contain extra-large doses of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can help us ward off diseases and live longer, healthier lives. Read More

How to Get in Shape After 50 in 4 Simple Steps
5 months ago

How to Get in Shape After 50 in 4 Simple Steps

Staying healthy and staying in shape does get harder as we age.

There are so many things going against us. We are bombarded with skinny young women on the front of magazines that sit right at the supermarket counters so there is no escaping the media glare. Read More

10 Simple Healthy Eating Nudges to Help You Get More from Life
6 months ago

10 Simple Healthy Eating Nudges to Help You Get More from Life

As we age, our metabolism slows down and weight gain becomes a sensitive issue. No matter what we do nothing seems to shift the weight. Here are some tips to help with nudging that weight a little that do not require deprivation and hunger. Read More

4 Hormones to Tame if You Want to Lose Weight After 60
6 months ago

4 Hormones to Tame if You Want to Lose Weight After 60

Do you find yourself unable to lose weight like you used to when you were younger?

As another candle is added to the birthday cake, another pound or two is added to our waistlines! Here are the top four pesky hormones that may be sabotaging your weight loss success and how you can tame them. Read More

What if Losing Weight During Menopause Meant Losing Your Husband?
9 months ago

What if Losing Weight During Menopause Meant Losing Your Husband?

What would you do if your efforts to feel positive were sabotaged by your husband? What if you had to choose between losing weight during menopause and losing the most important man in your life? Imagine the following situation… Read More

4 Ways to Beat Your Cravings and Avoid Holiday Weight Gain this Year
11 months ago

4 Ways to Beat Your Cravings and Avoid Holiday Weight Gain this Year

Are you a little nervous about holiday weight gain this year? Do you crave chocolate, pizza, chips or ice-cream? If you answered yes, then you are not alone. In fact, these are the top 95% of most craved foods. Read More

5 Common Symptoms of Menopause and What to Do About Them
11 months ago

5 Common Symptoms of Menopause and What to Do About Them

Recently I hosted a 6-day online summit for women in the menopause. This summit explored how 15 women found relief by making simple diet and lifestyle changes. Read More