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Episode #486 with Dr. Anna Cabeca on WHAT to eat and WHEN to push PAUSE on your MENU

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Dr. Anna Cabeca, our guest for today, is internationally-acclaimed menopause and sexual health expert, global speaker, and pioneering promoter of women’s health. She is Emory University trained and triple board-certified in gynecology and obstetrics, integrative medicine, and anti-aging and regenerative medicine, and is the author of “The Hormone Fix,” a diet and holistic lifestyle program for menopausal women and “Keto-Green 16”, a guide for those that are looking beyond the typical keto-diet and “MenuPause”, various six-day meal plans for before, during and after menopause.

During our discussion, you will discover how to match your nutrition with your hormones and goals. Dr. Anna talks about the best way to be on a keto diet, switching around diets to achieve metabolic flexibility and mapping out the female cycle with the MenuPause. She also shares some tips to know when you are not eating enough as an athlete, the importance of carbs in our diets and the signs and symptoms of someone who is too acidic. Tune in to learn more!

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[01:49] Dr. Anna Cabeca’s current activities

[03:52] The best way to be on a keto diet

[08:35] Tips to know that you are not eating enough as an athlete

[15:56] The MenuPause: Switching around diets

[16:21] Mapping out the female cycle with your diet

[22:11] Switching diets as male athletes to achieve metabolic flexibility

[25:24] The importance of carbs in our diet

[30:28] The best time to test your blood chemistry and look at your lab results

[32:26] Signs and symptoms of someone who is too acidic

[40:39] Anna’s story of her father

Notable quotes:

  • “Carbs are essential in our diets because they help sustain the body’s metabolism and mitochondrial function.”
  • “Cortisol increases acidity. So, you can be eating perfectly but have an acidic PH because your body is on high cortisol.”
  • “Self-love is your frequency.”


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