EP270: Transforming Your Menstrual Cycle Into a Superpower with Dr. Stephanie Estima

Many women today experience their menstrual cycle as a burden, rather than a superpower. 

(I know because that used to be me.)

But the truth is, when we understand our cycle and the natural rhythm and hormonal shifts it creates, we can leverage those changes to accomplish some pretty amazing feats. 

For example, there is a GREAT time of the month to eat more protein and build muscle. 

There’s also an ideal time to be social and work for tips. 

And there is a surprisingly perfect time to reflect and reevaluate. 

When you don’t understand your cycle, these changes can seem overwhelming and unpredictable, but when you do, you can feel empowered and effective.  

So if you’re ready to turn your cycle into a superpower check out this week’s podcast with the brilliant and beautiful, Dr. Stephanie Estima. Her knowledge is truly transformative. 

Here are some of the fascinating tips we cover...

  • Her favorite protein for gaining muscle mass
  • 2 simple steps for building muscle 
  • Why insulin is important for women
  • The best time to eat carbs for women
  • The daily protein target for building muscle
  • Her #1 Health hack (that takes 5 minutes)
  • How Italy changed her period
  • The easy lifestyle changes that lead to better periods and weight loss
  • The phases of your cycle (and why they are important to understand!)
  • The best time of the cycle for your baby-making and libido
  • The best time of your cycle to be social and introspective
  • How to turn PMS into a gift
  • Why you feel so irritable before your period
  • The best foods to eat in early menopause
  • How to eat to balance estrogen with food
  • The healthy nutrient to avoid as you age 
  • How, when, and how long to do keto for women
  • A simple tool for beating premenstrual cravings
  • When extra calories are necessary
  • How long to fast during your cycle
  • And so much more!

This has been one of my favorite interviews to date so don’t miss this one! And do share with all of your friends, family, and loved ones who may benefit.


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The Betty Body Book by Dr. Stephanie Estima
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Dr. Stephanie is a doctor of chiropractic with a special interest in metabolism, body composition, functional neurology, and female physiology.

She’s been featured on Thrive Global, of the Huffington Post, has over 3.5 million article reads on and has helped thousands of women lose weight, regulate hormones, and get off medications with her signature program, The Estima Diet. You can hear her every week on her podcast, Better! With Dr. Stephanie.

Dr. Stephanie is changing the conversation around health, fitness, sex, intimacy, longevity, parenting, mindset, and pursuing excellence. 

Her life’s passion and mission is blending modern science with ancient wisdom to empower women’s health and healing.


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