Season 2, Episode 3: Your Period, the Pill and Nutritional Fixes with Nicole Jardim, Certified Women’s Health + Functional Nutrition Coach
Do you remember when you got your first period? Did you get the instruction manual on how important your period is to your overall health and of course, your fertility, skin, energy and weight?
You didn’t? Neither did I. Because no one thought to give us one!
In fact, maybe you were put on the birth control pill like it was a magic bullet to all your health issues or to “just not have to deal” with your real period.
Well, the pill doesn’t always serve us over the long-haul. In today’s episode, Nicole “The Period Girl” Jardim is going to give us the important truth about:
- The importance of a healthy menstural cycle, including making sure this happens, not just if you get your period or not
- The side-effects and costs of taking the birth control pill, including for some women, it makes them attracted to the wrong guy! and
- Food fixes to make during the various phases of your menstural cycle
Here’s the Pathway 1 and 2 detoxification info support for detoxing from the pill that we discussed in this episode. It’s Tip #6, Support your liver’s ability to process estrogen
Nicole is a certified Women’s Health Coach and the creator of Fix Your Period, a series of programs that empower women to reclaim their hormone health using a method that combines simplicity and sass. Her incredible work has impacted the lives of thousands of women around the world in effectively addressing issues like PMS, PCOS, infertility, amenorrhea, and many more.
Nicole is also the co-host of The Period Party, a top-rated podcast on iTunes—be sure to tune into that if you want to learn more about how to fix your period—and she’s the co-creator of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s hormone health continuing education course. She’s been a keynote speaker for the highly acclaimed Cycles and Sex, a platform and event series devoted to building awareness and education around sexual, menstrual, hormonal, and reproductive health. She’s trained with industry visionaries such as Dr. Sara Gottfried, Chris Kresser and Jessica Drummond, founder of the Integrative Women’s Health Institute.