Esther Blum is a Best-Selling Author, Integrative Dietitian, and High Performance Coach. She currently maintains a virtual practice where she helps people permanently lose weight, balance hormones, heal the gut, and reverse chronic health struggles. Her new book, “See Ya Later, Ovulator!” guides women through menopause using nutrition, hormone replacment therapy, targeting testing, and more! In this episode, Drew chats with Esther about how menopause affects the body, the best practices to manage the changes that menopause brings, and even how to successfully “reverse” the process through proper testing and hormone replacement therapy. This episode is packed full of tips, tricks, and applicable practices that you don’t want to miss if you, or someone close to you, is experiencing menopause.
[06:26] Esther’s journey to becoming a dietician, the unsettling truth about the dietetic industry, and what ultimately pushed her out of the traditional western medical system.
[16:37] What every woman should know about menopause, and a few lesser-known tips that help to combat the symptoms of menopause and replenish your body’s natural hormones.
[31:20] Why caffeine has such a drastic effect on women’s bodies as they age, how removing caffeine will actually give you more energy, and some great alternatives to your morning pick-me-up.
[35:46] Why perimenopause and menopause makes you feel like a completely different person, and where to start if you want to begin the process of replenishing your hormones.
[48:56] Esther’s new book, and why she decided to write a book guiding women through menopause.
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