Dr Brooke Show #311 Weight Loss: Calories, Macros & Hormones

February 15, 2023

Let’s end the debate: which matters, calories or hormones? And dig into why they both matter and some strategies that actually work when you’re trying to lose body fat with wonky hormones.

Now I’m not going to say it’s always easy or it is always even worth it to you, but there are a few things that we want to remember if we’re frustrated trying to move the needle with our weight loss goals. In this episode I talk about the biggest mistakes I see women (including myself) make when it comes to estimating their calories or macros, why just addressing calories or macros alone doesn’t work well for many women (and what works better) as well as some tips and tools for both nutrition and exercise to work with particularly challenging hormones issues like cortisol, thyroid, insulin resistance and of course perimenopause/menopause.

And tune back in for the next episodes where I answer questions on fat loss from you the listeners! In that episode we get into more nitty gritty when it comes to Hashimoto’s, low thyroid, insulin and of course that frustrating decline of estrogen, progesterone and testosterone that comes in mid-life.

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