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Today’s podcast is a mish-mash of a bunch of things, from how sugar plays into bone loss and diarrhea to why birth control pills (BCPs) are so harmful to pre-teens and teenagers. There is tons of misinformation out there about both sugar and BCPs, so today I’m breaking it all down for you.

Listen in as I explain the importance of eating fruit and good sugars, as well as the kinds of issues certain sugars cause in our bodies. I also discuss unexpected and unwanted problems with birth control pills and things you can do to avoid harsh periods without dangerous drugs. It’s really important to understand more about how these things affect your body’s homeostasis, so don’t miss this episode!

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • What sugar is necessary.
  • The sugar you should be careful with.
  • Which macros of fat, carbs, and protein to aim for.
  • How nausea is linked to too much sugar intake.
  • The importance of phosphorus in the body and the balance we need.
  • How sugar is linked to diarrhea and bone loss.
  • Why it’s a bad idea to give birth control pills to young teenagers.
  • Examples of issues caused by BCPs.
  • The link between BCPs and ovarian cysts, fibroids, and cancers.
  • What you can do to address hormone issues and severe cramping.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

When you eat too much refined sugar, like sweets and pastries, you’re going to pull potassium out of the cells and water out of the cells.- @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet Homeostasis is key—we are always trying to achieve that. Our body, our inner doctor, is naturally, every split second (even quicker than that), measuring and checking.- @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet If you want your daughters to nearly have a surefire problem with ovarian cysts, fibroids, even cancers—put your child on birth control pills in their pre-teen and teenage years.- @thedigestiondoc Click To Tweet

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