Like many women, author Dr. Mary Douzjian experienced weight gain once she began menopause. Using her knowledge as a pharmacist and her personal experiences, she devised a diet system designed particularly for those dealing with the symptoms of menopause. The Magical Menopause Diet offers a road map on how to lose weight gain triggered by menopause. It explores the science of menopause, emphasizes the importance of portion measurements and calorie counting, and lists acceptable food groups with calorie listings. This guide also provides weight trail sheets, meal cards, daily menus and meal plans, shopping lists for food variety, exercise and toning plates and descriptions, and information on dietary supplements, minerals, and vitamins. Finally, there are 5 personal stories intended to illustrate eating disorders and habits that cause weight loss and weight gain. Designed for easy reading and reference, this weight loss guide can help you conquer the challenges of weight gain during menopause.