E132 – Ever wondered why you just can’t lose your chubby belly? Having bad sleep lately? Extra moody? You need to hear what surprising things our guest and friend, Anna Araujo, a health and perimenopause coach, has to say. With her master’s in nutrition and specialized sports and menopause research background, she has a sane plan – the FEMME Method – that even we can get on board with! We are seriously so excited to get started now that we know! Guys, please forward this episode to your loved ones. We really want to spread the knowledge. xo
00:00 – Intro & our news
02:20 – Anna’s background & training
06:50 – Symptoms of perimenopause, definition
16:30 – Why won’t my workout fix it?
19:45 – What if I hate exercise?
24:10 – Workbook & analysis
27:10 – Steps to combat symptoms
28:40 – Meditation: is it that important?
34:05 – Abdominal fat, cortisol, stress, exercise
37:24 – What should we eat? Nutrition, diets, saliva test, fat-burning pills
39:55 – Topical progesterone, birth control, hormones, mood medication
50:00 – What is Anna’s program? What is FEMME?
51:20 – Cabbage soup diet, intermittent fasting
53:30 – Time, scheduling, managing family
55:10 – Groups, supplements, prescriptions, medical advice
56:50 – Carbs, Keto diet, serotonin, gut bacteria
1:01:20 – Where can we work with Anna?
1:02:10 – Body composition testing, BMI, fat test
1:05:00 – Conclusions, links
1:07:00 – Patron shoutout
1:07:50 – “Beautiful Girl” song by Julianne!
1:08:40 – Fool Me Twice: All About Diamonds podcast promo
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