About Health and Hormones Podcast
Episode # 18
How to Lose Weight While Still Supporting Hormone Balance
Kaely McDevitt is a Registered Dietitian specializing in nutrition for women's health. She owns a virtual private practice where she and her team help their clients reclaim their energy, optimize fertility and overcome hormone symptoms through personalized nutrition. Having experienced the pitfalls of a conventional approach to women's health first hand, Kaely is passionate about empowering women to build health from a place of connection: to self, to nature and to community.
Episode # 17
How to Lose Weight While Still Supporting Hormone Balance
There is so much misinformation when it comes to how to lose weight. The truth is, losing weight can be done in a healthy way alongside balancing your hormones, or it can be done in an extremely unhealthy way where you wreck your hormones in the process. In this episode, Lauren clears away the confusion to help you understand what to actually focus on if you want to lose weight for the long term and support your hormones in the process.
Episode # 16
Postnatal Depletion- How Postpartum Mamas are Suffering from Nutrient Deficiencies and How to Fix it with Kendall Hitch
Kendall is an Integrative Health Practitioner specializing in women’s hormonal health. She focuses on taking a natural approach to rebalancing the body by understanding the way women’s bodies were designed to function. She works in a functional medicine practice out of New York as a consultant and has her own functional and integrative nutrition practice online. She is a certified Integrative Health Practitioner, with graduate studies in family health, nutrition and environmental health at Purdue.
Episode # 14
Breathwork and the Wisdom of the Body for Deeper Healing with Jessica Ofer
Jessica Ofer, founder of Neshama Breathwork, is a trauma-informed breathwork & somatic healing coach devoted to helping heart-centered leaders ignite the purpose imprinted on their souls. Her soul-body-mind approach creates a haven for clients to reconfigure limiting beliefs & patterns, release traumas stored in the body and establish a deeper connection to their intuition. Her compassionate, grounding presence creates a haven for clients to heal emotional burdens, create self-coherence and nurture a regulated nervous system through various expertise, including breathing techniques, body awareness and inner child work.
Make 2024 Your Healthiest Year Yet- How to Set Goals For This Year and Stick to Them
2023 was a rough year for a lot of us. Lauren doesn’t hold back in this episode, sharing about how she felt like this year ended with her falling off the wagon in many areas related to her personal health and wellbeing. If you’re ready to start your year off on the right foot by setting goals and actually sticking to them, this episode is for you! Get ready for an episode filled with practical methods to embrace a healthier and more fulfilling year. From self-reflection to goal-setting, Lauren guides you through the essential steps to reset and enhance your physical health, mental well-being, and overall sense of fulfillment.
How to Help our Kids Develop Long-Term Healthy Habits
Are you struggling with how to navigate healthy eating habits with your kids?
Wondering where the line is between helping them eat nutritious foods but worried about them developing food fears or disordered eating habits?
Join us in this episode of 'About Health and Hormones' as Lauren Allen dives deep into the intricacies of this really important topic. Drawing from her personal journey and professional expertise, Lauren shares practical tips to foster a positive relationship with food in your kids.
Pelvic Floor Tips for Pregnancy, Postpartum, Menopause and Everything in Between with Millie Schweckey
Millie Schweky, PT, DPT, CPT is a doctor of physical therapy specializing in pelvic health for women. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, she practices in Ra’anana and as well as virtually overseas. As a runner, strength trainer and mother, Millie understands what it takes to return to safe exercise after giving birth and is passionate about helping her patients return to their favorite activities as quickly and possible.
Nine Months in, Nine Months Out: My Postpartum Journey
The postpartum experience is wild. There are so many changes that happen so quickly- going through labor, having a new human to take care of, recovering from birth, feeding the baby, all while your body has been completely changed from experiencing pregnancy and birth. This was my second time giving birth and being postpartum, but the first time I really struggled with my body image, which felt shocking, confusing, and disappointing to me. I realized just how deeply diet culture is embedded into our brains and how it manifested during my postpartum experience. This episode details my struggle to love and accept my new body as a mom of two and hopefully will give you some tips and insights if you’re in the same boat.
What They Didn’t Teach Me in Medical School About PCOS with Dr. Herman Weiss
After receiving his MD from Ohio State University, Dr. Herman Weiss earned his MBA from George Washington University, and was Speciality trained in Women’s Health at Einstein/Monterfiore Bronx, NY. He was a co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of FibroControl, a company involved in minimally invasive techniques to treat women with fibroids. Throughout his career he has always sought the holistic approach to curing and preventing disease. Dr. Weiss is an OBGYN expert in hormonal irregularities and reproductive health, and has been helping women with PCOS to regain control of their ovarian health for over 2 decades.
Preventative Health for Breast Cancer and More with Rivkie Zeidman
Rivkie Zeidman was born and raised in the suburbs of New York City and studied psychology at Barnard College. After completing four years of medical school in Chicago, Rivkie moved home to NYC to complete residency in Internal Medicine. She recently published her middle grade novel Secrets Are No Fun based on her experience as the daughter of a mother grappling with a breast cancer diagnosis. She hopes to combine her love of medicine and writing to educate and empower others to take control of their health.
Healthy Habits to Live Your Fullest Life with Rorie Weisberg
Rorie Weisberg is a wife, mom of four, a health coach certified in integrative nutrition, Kallah teacher, diehard recipe developer, and author of the popular Artscroll cookbook, Food You Love: That Loves You Back. Her passion is Making a healthy lifestyle doable and delicious, favorite foods included. Rorie is the founder and CEO of Full ‘N Free, LLC, an exclusive line of better-for-you baking essentials.
How to Start Building Healthy Habits
Knowledge about your health and hormones can’t get you that far. Applied knowledge in the form of healthy habits is what will make all the difference.
In this episode Lauren talks about how small changes add up to big results and why you need to focus on cultivating healthy habits instead of striving for perfection.
Movement for Metabolic Health with Naomi Eastman
Naomi Eastman has been a personal trainer and nutrition coach for 7 years. She teaches people that health is not easy but it is simple and it is worth it. She focuses on principles that have kept humans in good health from the beginning of time. By studying ancestral wisdom and modern science, she believes we can change the health crisis we face today.
The Wisdom of Our Cycles
with Talia Schubert
Talia is a registered nurse and Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) educator living in Tel Aviv. She loves helping women understand and connect with their cycles through learning the Fertility Awareness Method. She teaches FAM as a method of natural birth control, as a way to optimize conception, or as a tool to understand your cycle health.
Welcome To The Hormone Jungle
Welcome to "The Hormone Jungle," the wild world of women's hormones that govern everything from our moods, sleep, metabolism, periods, fertility, and just about everything in between.
In this debut episode, your host, Lauren Allen, takes you on her personal journey through the hormone jungle. She candidly shares her transformation from a sugar addict struggling with PCOS and Infertility to learning how to use food as medicine to heal her hormones, get pregnant, and then become a passionate advocate for women learning how to make diet and lifestyle changes to support their health.