EP253: How to Lose Weight and Balance Hormones After 35 with Dr. Anna Cabeca

Many women suffer from hormonal imbalance that can lead to sudden and inexplicable weight gain in their late 30’s and/or early 40’s. 

And while it may seem hopeless, according to triple board certified physician, author and hormone expert, Dr. Anna Cabeca, the weight gain that occurs during perimenopause and menopause is not unavoidable. 

In fact, there are many simple research-backed strategies you can begin using TODAY to improve your hormonal health from the comfort of your own home. 

(Strategies she has used to help her patients lose an average of 9 pounds in 16 days!)

I know it sounds too good to be true, but it’s not so tune in now for all the juicy details. 

Here are some of the other fascinating topics we delve into…

  • The link between carbohydrates and healthy hormones
  • The ideal time to stop eating every night
  • How to identify your perfect macros
  • How to lose 9 pounds in 16 days 
  • How many hours women should fast each day
  • The daily habit women over 40 need to break
  • The most powerful hormone in our body (this will surprise you)
  • A quarantine-friendly daily habit that improves hormone health 
  • The link between ketosis and thyroid health
  • The simple marker you can track at home for better overall health
  • Why your blood ph matters for hormonal health (and whether you can change it)
  • A simple daily strategy to lower your risk for breast cancer
  • The 4 labs she recommends tracking every year
  • How to use feast/famine cycling for hormonal health
  • The best time to drink wine
  • Dr. Ana’s favorite supplements
  • The family-friendly evening ritual that optimizes hormones
  • And so much more!

This was a super insightful conversation so please SHARE with anyone and everyone you know and love!

Thank you for listening, friends! 

Valuable Resources: 

Making Keto Work for Women over 40
>>> Get Dr. Anna Cabeca’s FREE eBook HERE!

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Check out Dr. Cabeca’s Previous Optimize Paleo Interview Here
>>> EP154: The Hormone Fix With Dr. Anna Cabeca


Dr. Anna Cabeca, a triple board certified, Emory University trained physician and hormone expert was diagnosed with early menopause at age 38. Devastated, she set out on a personal wellness journey to reverse her menopause side effects, which resulted in her delivery of a healthy baby girl at the age of 41.  

After experiencing her own health successes, Dr. Cabeca began counseling others, ultimately changing the lives of thousands of women across the globe. Her new book “The Hormone Fix” and other empowering transformation programs have helped women of all ages become their best selves again. Her successful line of all-natural products features the alkaline superfoods drink Mighty Maca® PLUS and the rejuvenating vulvar cream Julva®.

Recently, Dr. Cabeca was named “2018 Innovator of the Year” by Mindshare Collaborative, the premier community for health and wellness influencers and entrepreneurs. In 2017, the Age Management Medicine Group presented her the prestigious Alan P. Mintz Award for Clinical Excellence. 

You can discover more about Dr. Cabeca at and connect with her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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