Weight Loss, Strength, Hormones and Optimizing Keto with Dr. Stephanie Estima

Heal Nourish Grow Podcast

Oct 31 2021 • 44 mins

I am so excited to share this episode with you. Today I am chatting with Dr. Stephanie Estima. After meeting her at the Keto Diet Summit where we were both speakers, I knew I had to have her come on and talk to us. Dr. Stephanie Estima is a mother, best-selling author, podcast host and coach. Tune in as we go over several topics such as brain and cardiovascular health, fitness, hormones, life span versus your healthspan and keto and menopause We also get into keto cycling, therapeutic interventions, as well as mindset.  Dr. Stephanie also shares her knowledge on pre-Mmenopausal needs, considerations for keto and menopause, the benefits of lifting weights, and how to find the right sustainability when it comes to your own diet. This is a jam-packed show, and we're excited to hear your thoughts. Did you love today’s show? Let me know by leaving me a review for the show on Apple Podcasts, or wherever you are listening from today! If you leave a review on Apple Podcasts and follow the instructions here, you'll have a chance to win a $200 Amazon gift card that we're giving away November 17, 2021. Watch the interview with Dr. Stephanie Estima on YouTube. CONNECT WITH CHERYL Website: https://healnourishgrow.com Show Notes: https://healnourishgrow.com/podcastepisodes Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/healnourishgrow Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/healnourishgrow YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/healnourishgrow Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/HealNourishGrow TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@healnourishgrow Dry Farm Wines: https://www.dryfarmwines.com/healnourishgrow Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/healnourishgrow Links to All of My Favorite Products With Discounts: https://healnourishgrow.com/shop CONNECT WITH DR. STEPHANIE ESTIMA Website: https://hellobetty.club The Betty Body Book: https://bettybodybook.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr.stephanie.estima Better with Dr. Stephanie Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/better-with-dr-stephanie/id1479074542 Disclaimer: Links may contain affiliate links, which means we may get paid a commission at no additional cost to you if you purchase through this page. Read our full disclosure here. Cheryl McColgan: Hi Everyone, welcome.  Today, I'm here with Dr. Stephanie Estima. First of all, she has a new book out, which is amazing. And second of all, she's really focused on making sure that your hormones stay in balance while you're on keto, which can be a particular problem for us, ladies. So welcome, Dr. Stephanie Estima. Could you just tell us some of your background, how you found the low carb diet, how you got into it and your interest in this subject?  Keto for Brain Health Dr. Stephanie Estima: So I have been, you know, for most of my career, very interested in brain health and brain metabolism, and the ketogenic diet was something that I came across maybe for, well maybe five or six years ago now in terms of some of the benefits that it can have for cognition, for mood, for sleep. I started implementing it in my practice. That was when I still when I had a brick-and-mortar practice and it had a profound result in my patients. So it's something that I've always been very, very cognizant towards is this idea of how can we change some of the things in our life, whether that's nutrition or movement or supplementation or stress reduction as a way to level our brain health in some way. The ketogenic diet, I'm sure we'll talk about it today and I'm sure you've talked about this on the podcast before. It's one of those protocols that is very, very efficient for reducing inflammation in the brain, for helping with clarity of thought, helping with sleep and all the things that are important when we're thinking about long-term brain aging and brain health.  Cheryl McColgan: I'm so glad that you brought up that subject because it's also part of my background. I have graduate training and clinical neuropsychol...