20 min

Low Carb in Menopause is Making You SKINNY FAT | MMP Ep.6 The Metabolism and Menopause Podcast

    • Health & Fitness

When you think about wanting to lose a couple pounds, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For most, it is cutting out carbs. However, that may not be the best decision—ESPECIALLY if you are in perimenopause/menopause, are stressed, are not getting enough sleep, are active, eating low-calorie, or have thyroid issues!

Today, I am unpacking the truth about carbs—why you need them and how to incorporate them into your diet without spiking your blood sugars so you can lose fat WHILE still enjoying those yummy carbs!



WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/9gZ2NixKa9Y



TIMESTAMPS:

(00:00) — Introduction

(00:41) — About today's episode — the truth about carbohydrates

(01:20) — Breaking down the glycemic index

(02:18) — The importance of fiber

(03:48) — Fruit

(04:56) — What kinds of carbs can you eat?

(05:58) — Why only eating carbs on workout days may be a bad idea

(07:55) — Low carb increases stress levels

(09:38) — Your CNS and brain need carbs to function properly

(10:17) — Why are pre and post-workout carbs important?

(12:22) — Carbs are vital for maintaining muscle mass

(13:27) — Carbs improve sleep quality (+ bedtime snack ideas)

(17:10) — How to start incorporating more carbs in your diet (& things to look out for)

(19:47) — Final thoughts



CONNECT WITH ME ONLINE:

‣ Join our community! Metabolism and Menopause by Vitality - Secrets for Fat Loss: https://m.facebook.com/groups/969761266958379

‣ Schedule a FREE consultation call - https://calendly.com/d/2p8-mxx-dgf/free-consultation-call-zoom

‣ Apply for coaching with us! - https://calendly.com/d/386-k9q-4cg/coaching-application-call-zoom

‣ Learn more about DUTCH hormone testing with VitalityOET - https://www.loom.com/share/a567d01c12b44aaf855dcf3d9049d537

‣ Menopause supplements (use code VITALITY10 for 10% off your order) - https://shop.nutritiondynamic.com/collections/all

‣ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vitalityoet.stephanie

‣ WATCH the podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@metabolismandmenopausepodcast

‣ All other links: https://stan.store/vitalityoetstephanie

‣ Email: stephanie@vitalityoet.com



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Post-Production by: David Margittai | In Post Media

Website: https://www.inpostmedia.com

Email: david@inpostmedia.com



© 2023 Stephanie Fusnik & VitalityOET

When you think about wanting to lose a couple pounds, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For most, it is cutting out carbs. However, that may not be the best decision—ESPECIALLY if you are in perimenopause/menopause, are stressed, are not getting enough sleep, are active, eating low-calorie, or have thyroid issues!

Today, I am unpacking the truth about carbs—why you need them and how to incorporate them into your diet without spiking your blood sugars so you can lose fat WHILE still enjoying those yummy carbs!



WATCH this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/9gZ2NixKa9Y



TIMESTAMPS:

(00:00) — Introduction

(00:41) — About today's episode — the truth about carbohydrates

(01:20) — Breaking down the glycemic index

(02:18) — The importance of fiber

(03:48) — Fruit

(04:56) — What kinds of carbs can you eat?

(05:58) — Why only eating carbs on workout days may be a bad idea

(07:55) — Low carb increases stress levels

(09:38) — Your CNS and brain need carbs to function properly

(10:17) — Why are pre and post-workout carbs important?

(12:22) — Carbs are vital for maintaining muscle mass

(13:27) — Carbs improve sleep quality (+ bedtime snack ideas)

(17:10) — How to start incorporating more carbs in your diet (& things to look out for)

(19:47) — Final thoughts



CONNECT WITH ME ONLINE:

‣ Join our community! Metabolism and Menopause by Vitality - Secrets for Fat Loss: https://m.facebook.com/groups/969761266958379

‣ Schedule a FREE consultation call - https://calendly.com/d/2p8-mxx-dgf/free-consultation-call-zoom

‣ Apply for coaching with us! - https://calendly.com/d/386-k9q-4cg/coaching-application-call-zoom

‣ Learn more about DUTCH hormone testing with VitalityOET - https://www.loom.com/share/a567d01c12b44aaf855dcf3d9049d537

‣ Menopause supplements (use code VITALITY10 for 10% off your order) - https://shop.nutritiondynamic.com/collections/all

‣ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vitalityoet.stephanie

‣ WATCH the podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@metabolismandmenopausepodcast

‣ All other links: https://stan.store/vitalityoetstephanie

‣ Email: stephanie@vitalityoet.com



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Post-Production by: David Margittai | In Post Media

Website: https://www.inpostmedia.com

Email: david@inpostmedia.com



© 2023 Stephanie Fusnik & VitalityOET

20 min

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