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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
10 Simple Healthy Eating Nudges to Help You Get More from Life
3 weeks 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…
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How a Low Functioning Thyroid Can Lead to Weight Gain After 50
2 months ago

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

Thyroid problems and weight gain can be directly linked. Thyroid issues develop over time. You may have been displaying signs of low thyroid function in your 30s or 40s but were able to push through it. You were able to exercise a little more…
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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. It is a sad fact of modern day life…
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4 Ways to Tell if Your Mind Is Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Success After 50
3 months ago

4 Ways to Tell if Your Mind Is Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Success After 50

There is more to losing weight than simple calories in vs calories out. It is also more than finding out what foods work for you and what do not. The number one important step that many of us do not pay attention to is our mindset. Here is a simple step…
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If You Want to Lose Weight After 50, Listen to Your Hormones!
3 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. To achieve hormone harmony, it takes more than simply focusing on one hormone. Today, we will discuss…
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4 Ways to Beat Your Cravings and Avoid Holiday Weight Gain this Year
5 months ago

4 Ways to Beat Your Cravings and Avoid 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. One of the reasons for these cravings may be that, as children, these foods were often…
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5 Common Symptoms of Menopause and What to Do About Them
6 months ago

5 Common Symptoms of Menopause and What to Do About Them

At an online summit I hosted, I interviewed 15 women who found relief from their menopause symptoms by making simple diet and lifestyle changes. These women did not accept hot flashes, weight gain, and lack of energy…
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8 Ways to Make Sure Your Weight Loss Journey After 60 Successful
6 months ago

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Weight Loss Journey After 60 Successful

Have you ever wondered why some women are successful in their weight loss journeys, and why some are not? Or perhaps your friends rave over a program that they love, but you find yourself failing after the first 48 hours…
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4 Natural Solutions to Hormonal Harmony After Menopause
7 months ago

4 Natural Solutions to Hormonal Harmony After Menopause

Hailey came to me distraught from lack of sleep and constant hot flushes. Her doctor’s only recommendation was Hormone Replacement Therapy, but Hailey wanted to see if I had any natural recommendations…
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4 Most Common Post Menopause Symptoms and What You Can Do to Control Them
8 months ago

4 Most Common Post Menopause Symptoms and What You Can Do to Control Them

Life post menopause should not be a time of suffering. Rather, it should be a time of wisdom, freedom, and reflection for self-growth.

If you find yourself ill at ease with your menopause journey, addressing food and lifestyle changes, alongside any other intervention you choose with the help of your doctor, can be of major benefit. Read More