Hormone Health On A Plant-Based Diet w/ Dr. Gemma Newman | Rich Roll Podcast
In this episode of The Rich Roll Podcast, The Plant Power Doctor Gemma Newman, MD joins Rich to talk about the relationship between diet and hormones, women’s health, aging, reproductive care, & more.. To read more about Gemma and peruse the full show notes, go here????????
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00:02:19 Catching up with Gemma
00:03:35 Gemma’s Background as a Doctor and Going Plant-Based
00:18:30 Intro Topic: Hormone Health & Women’s Health
00:20:51 Hormones Affect Men Too
00:21:37 How Environmental Pollutants Affect Our Hormones
00:23:31 The Role Fiber Plays with Gut & Hormone Health
00:27:57 What are Phthalates? What is Endometriosis?
00:29:57 Periods Can Be More Painful Than Having a Heart Attack!
00:31:24 Testing and Treatment for Endometriosis
00:33:04 What are Fibroids?
00:39:08 What to Eat – A List of Food That are Anti-inflammatory
00:39:46 Soy: the Differences Between Estrogens and Phytoestrogens.
00:44:49 Plant-Exclusive Diet vs Plant-Predominant Diet
00:45:50 Only 8% of the Western Person’s Diet is Fruits and Veggies, about 50% is Processed Foods
00:46:16 Thoughts on the Carnivore Diet
00:48:23 Are Plants Toxic?
00:51:22 Menopause. What is it? What Can Women Do About it?
00:53:56 The “Grandmother Hypothesis”: Human Mammal Advantage
00:56:39 The Importance of a Supportive Society
00:59:31 Symptoms of Menopause
01:03:11 H.R.T. – Hormone Replacement Therapy
01:14:18 Foods for Menopause: Fiber, Nuts, Seeds, Iodine, Selenium, Zinc
01:15:50 Male Hormones – Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT)?
01:18:56 Gradual Apparent Decline in Sperm Counts, Male Birth Defects… Due to Modern Exposure to Micro-Plastics?
01:20:21 What to Do: Vigorous Exercise. Eat Nuts, Seeds, Whole Grains. Drink Water from Glass
01:22:04 Saturated Fat Associated with Lower Sperm Counts in Men and Causing Heart Disease
01:23:30 The Divisive Oil Debate
01:28:00 What Are The Most Common ‘Blindspots’ When Trying to Make Lifestyle Decisions?
01:31:11 Living in Alignment with Your Values
01:33:29 Advice for Couples When One Partner Doesn’t Want to Go Plant-based
01:36:41 Going Plant-Based is Just Going to Complicate My Life, Right?
01:39:48 Take Action: One Plant-Based Meal a Week
01:40:20 Baby Steps. “There’s Always a Starting Point for Everybody”
01:41:45 Beware: Plant-Based Take Out, Meat Replacements,
01:45:53 Unhealthy Plant-Based Diets
01:47:43 Gemma’s Favorite Foods
01:49:07 Cafe Gratitude – Amazing Burritos!
01:50:05 Make the Change: Gemma’s Practical Advice / Words of Wisdom
01:55:02 Gemma’s Daily Mantra
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