Episode 97: All About Hormones With Dr. Anna Cabeca: IF And Menstrual Cycles, Menopause, The Keto Green Diet, The Importance Of Alkalinity, The Role Of Stress, Insulin/Cortisol/Oxytocin, And More!
Welcome to Episode 97 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle.
Dr. Anna Cabeca, a triple board certified, Emory University trained physician and hormone expert was diagnosed with early menopause at age 38. Devastated, she set out on a personal wellness journey to reverse her menopause side effects, which resulted in her delivery of a healthy baby girl at the age of 41.After experiencing her own health successes, Dr. Cabeca began counseling others, ultimately changing the lives of thousands of women across the globe. Her new book The Hormone Fix and other empowering transformation programs have helped women of all ages become their best selves again. Her successful line of all-natural products features the alkaline superfoods drink Mighty Maca® PLUS and the rejuvenating vulvar cream Julva®.Recently, Dr. Cabeca was named “2018 Innovator of the Year” by Mindshare Collaborative, the premier community for health and wellness influencers and entrepreneurs. In 2017, the Age Management Medicine Group presented her the prestigious Alan P. Mintz Award for Clinical Excellence.
You can discover more about Dr. Cabeca at DrAnnaCabeca.com and connect with her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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01:05 - AUSTRALIS BARRAMUNDI: Go To Better.Fish/ifpodcast For An In Store Coupon!
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5:00 - Dr. Anna Cabeca's Personal Journey: Addressing Hormonal Issues And Reversing Menopause
10:30 - Is Weight Gain Inevitable With Age?
11:00 - The Importance of Insulin Sensitivity And Ketosis
11:30 - is IF Detrimental for Women? How Fasting Affects Hormones - Insulin, Cortisol, And Oxytocin
14:10 - The Ideal IF Windows
14:55 - Extended Fasting
17:30 - Why Do Women Face So Many Hormonal Issues Today?
19:40 - The Role Of Bioidentical Hormones
20:00 - Stress And Hormonal Disarray (Cortisol, Stress Perception, And Tips To Deal!)
25:43 - JOOVV RED LIGHT THERAPY DEVICES: Use The Link Joovv.com/IFPodcast With The Code IFPODCAST For A Free Gift!
26:45 - Listener Q&A: Michelle - Can Hormones Stop Fat Burning? Is It Ever Too Late To Address Hormones?
30:40 - The Importance Of Testing (Urine PH, Thyroid, Other Factors)
37:55 - Is Ketosis A Natural State To Be In? And The Role Of Alkalinity In Keto!
48:12 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer - Is IF Not As Beneficial For Women As Men? Are There Negative Effects?
48:27 - Listener Q&A: Carina - Is There A Wrong Way To Do IF For Women?
37:55 - Is Ketosis A Natural State To Be In?
53:45 - Listener Q&A: Sarah - Can Fasting Affect Your Period?
54:10 - Listener Q&A: Madison: Should You Be Worried By Changes In Your Cycle With IF?
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STUFF WE LIKE
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BUY Melanie's What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine, Gin's Delay, Don't Deny: Living an Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle, and/or Gin's Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle
More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com
More on Gin: GinStephens.com
Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com
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