Cameron Diaz has a creepy-ish Women’s Health cover, and in it she makes a lot of pretty, uh, bold claims.
She did the cover and interview basically to promote her second health and wellness book, called The Longevity Book: The Science of Aging, the Biology of Strength, and the Privilege of Time. The woman’s only 43, so she presumably hasn’t gone through menopause yet and even if she has, it’s a pretty different experience for everyone who goes through it. That being said, of COURSE she thinks she’s an expert. Have a gander:
In Your 20s: “Bone mass is really important in your twenties— after that, we don’t build much bone anymore. So your twenties are your best chance to build bone through nutrition, physical activity, and strength training.”
In Your 30s: “After 35, most women’s eggs start to dwindle. There’s no way of knowing until you test yourself. That might be something you want to do in your early thirties if your fertility is important to you.”
In Your 40s: “Make connections, make friends, join communities, and really honor yourself. You’re getting ready to make that transition to menopause, so pay attention to where you’re at emotionally, physically, and mentally. The women who stress have it longer and harder, but the ones who accept it have it shorter and less severe.”
Cameron’s imdb dance card is woefully empty (according to Dlisted she hasn’t been in any films since 2014) and I applaud her for doing some googling about aging. That being said, not sure she’s THE person I’d go to for menopausal support OR advice.
Are you going to check out her book? It’s out April 4th.
Photos: Women’s Health