The truth about estrogen with Keith Littlewood


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By Kitty Blomfield. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Keith Littlewood, also known as Tommo, has a Masters in Endocrinology, is an expert in all things to do with the endocrine system and hormones, and he’s also about to embark on his Ph.D.
I thought it’d be fun to sit down and pick Keith’s brain about estrogen and the misconceptions associated with it, and he didn’t disappoint. There is so much goodness in this next episode!
We chat about:
➡️ What causes estrogen dominance
➡️ How too much estrogen suppresses the metabolism
➡️ How stress contributes to estrogen dominance
➡️ Why carbs can help your body detoxify excess estrogen and why low carb diets can contribute to estrogen dominance
➡️ Why and how over-exercising plays a part, AND
➡️ Why your menstrual cycle is a good indicator of your health and whether or not a nutrition/training approach is working for you
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