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EP 26 - Addressing Hormonal Weight Gain

Summary: Women in perimenopause and menopause may experience creeping weight gain, but not due to less exercise or poor diet.
Air Date: 2/14/18
Duration: 26:00
Host: Dr. Ward Bond
Guest Bio: Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD
Ann-GittlemanUndisputedly the First Lady of Nutrition, Dr. Ann Louise Gittleman is a New York Times bestselling author of over 30 books on diet, detox, the environment, and women’s health. Beloved by many, she is regarded as a nutritional visionary and health pioneer who has fearlessly stood on the front lines of holistic and integrative medicine.

A Columbia University graduate, Gittleman has been recognized as one of the Top Ten Nutritionists in the country by Self Magazine and has received the American Medical Writers Association award for excellence and the Humanitarian Award from the Cancer Control Society.
  • Book Title: Before the Change: Take Charge of Your Perimenopause
  • Guest Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/annlouisegittleman
  • Guest Twitter Account: @ALGittleman
EP 26 - Addressing Hormonal Weight Gain
Women in perimenopause and menopause may experience creeping weight gain, but not due to less exercise or poor diet.

In fact, hormones play a large role in the development of an expanding belly.

Weak adrenal glands, too much estrogen, and certain chemicals can all be root causes.

Too much copper in your body can also contribute, including copper from an IUD, high-copper foods, and exposure to copper pots and pans. Enhance your zinc consumption to balance copper-zinc levels.

Want to learn more?

Dr. Ann Louise Gittleman, author of Before the Change: Taking Charge of Your Perimenopause, joins Dr. Bond to discuss all the reasons you might be experiencing unwanted weight gain, the missing nutritional elements that may be in play, what foods women 35+ should be eating, and the best types of exercise to combat hormone-related weight gain.

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