Jun 6, 2022

Episode 92: Mastering Menopause with Sarah Bell

by Carrie Lupoli | Diet Disruptors Podcast

In this episode, Carrie is joined by an AMAZING guest who is going to help you learn how to MASTER your menopause!  Board Certified Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist, Health Coach, and Functional Medical Practitioner, Sarah Bell is working directly with Carrie to help her to thrive during her OWN menopause, so she is really excited to bring her to you!  Just because the awful symptoms of menopause are common, does NOT meam they are normal!  Get ready to learn about hormones, gut health, and more!  They discuss…

Menopause Broken Down

  • Meno= month and pause=change of life
  • It is a time to tap into your power as a woman
  • What are your symptoms teaching you?  What is your body communicating?

The Common Symptoms

  • Fatigue
  • “Wired and Tired” at night
  • Disrupted sleep
  • Weight gain, specifically in the belly and thighs
  • Weight loss resistance
  • Hot flashes and night sweats
  • Thyroid Issues (hyperthyroidism and Hashimotos)

The Impacts of YOUR History

  • Fertility challenges
  • Painful periods
  • Early hysterectomy 
  • Hormone Replacement Therapies 

A New Way of Thinking

  • Symptoms are not the problem
  • Symptoms are the RESULT of the problem
  • Hormones and the REAL issues beneath them
  • Focus on solving the internal imbalance

Your Barometer for Health 

  • Skin
  • Hair
  • Menstrual Cycle
  • Energy levels
  • Regularity of bowel movement
  • Moods
  • Sex Drive
  • Sleep
  • Fertility 

Sarah’s 5 Step Method of Hormone Support (Roots Method)

    • R- Restoring energy and metabolism to nourish your body
      • The exhaustion phase and your adrenals
      • Magnesium (spinach, swiss chard, pumpkin seeds, almonds, dark chocolate)
      • Supplement with a malate (energizing) or glycinate (soothing) form of Magnesium
      • Magnesium lotions and oils like Ancient Minerals
      • Sodium (Redmond's Real Salt or Celtic Sea Salt)
      • The Adrenal Cocktail Option 1: Mineral Based Salt, Whole Orange Juice, Cream of Tartar)
      • Electrolytes: Electro from Kyani 
      • The Adrenal Cocktail Option 2: Class of water with a pinch of mineral salt
      • Potassium (bananas, coconut water, citrus fruits, cruciferous veggies)
      • Whole Food Vitamin C (citrus, strawberries, cruciferous veggies)
      • Vitamin B6 (local bee pollen, grass-fed beef and liver, avocado, oats)
  • Healthy Fats (Omega 3s) are the building blocks for hormones (coconut oil, grass fed beef, wild caught fish)
  • O- Optimizing your gut environment
    • You have to be pooping at least once a day
    • Digestive Enzymes, Probiotics, and Prebiotics
  • O- Opening your drainage and detox pathways (your skin, lymphatic system, liver, kidneys, gallbladder, and colon)
  • T- Trauma Release to reboot your nervous system
    • Stress is one of the biggest disruptors of our central nervous system
  • S- Synching with nature's rhythms and balancing your body’s hormones by awakening your power and body’s wisdom and that feminine energy
    • Tapping into the joy, ease, and pleasure in your life
    • Balancing melatonin and cortisol levels
    • Connecting to the moon

Learn more about making good nutrition a sustainable lifestyle by heading over to Facebook to interact with Carrie and her team!  We answer questions, share timely and relevant information, and even share our grocery store finds!  You can find us by going to www.facebook.com/groups/dietdisruptors!  Be sure to subscribe to this podcast to learn more as Carrie and her coaches continue to disrupt everything you THOUGHT you knew about nutrition!

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1 Comment

  1. Cincerea Lentz

    Thank you Carrie and Sarah, very informative! I do the am nature walk, but my goal is to be more consistent on the sunset. Also started the adrenal cocktail Monday!


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