Jessica Ash: Factors Suppressing The Metabolism With PCOS And How To Heal It #57
9 July 2020
Jessica Ash (@jessicaashwellness) is a Functional Nutritionist who coaches and educates women on all things hormones. She works primarily with women who have PCOS and thyroid issues, teaching them how to nourish their bodies and master their metabolisms. She has a special place in her heart for helping women become empowered about their health since she too used to struggle with symptoms of PCOS, hypothyroidism and autoimmunity on a daily basis.
You can find Jessica on Instagram @jessicaashwellness and at her website/blog www.jessicaashwellness.com. Her online course Fully Nourished provides a step by step blue print to nourishing your body and restoring your metabolism.
In episode 57, I welcome Jessica Ash back onto the podcast. I once again, had the honour and pleasure of speaking with her about all things PCOS and how to heal it naturally.
This episode covers a very important topic and that is the metabolism. Now, we hear a lot about the metabolism, the word is thrown around a lot when speaking about weight loss. But the health and functioning of the metabolism is fundamental in reversing PCOS and hormonal balance.
- What is the metabolism [00:06:22]
- What is the difference between a healthy metabolism vs a PCOS metabolism? [00:11:20]
- Factors suppress the metabolism and why a suppressed metabolism could also be considered a "winter state". [00:15:58]
- What steps do I need to take to get out of the "winter state" and heal my metabolism? [00:23:05]
- 5 tips to get started on improving metabolic function [01:00:22]
As always, I really enjoyed chatting with Jessica. She is just a wealth of knowledge and the information she provides gets you thinking. Jessica helps you challenge everything you were told to allow you to see things from a different perspective.
Want to hear previous podcast episodes with Jessica?
Listen to the first time Jessica was on the podcast here. In that interview, Jessica shares her PCOS and autoimmune journey and provides her very own PCOS strategies and tips for healing. We discuss the hormones you need to test to establish if you have PCOS, diet/nutrition tips, the best exercise for PCOS and key vitamins and minerals women with PCOS need. (Stream below or right-click here to download.)
Listen to the second time Jessica was on the podcast here. In that interview, Jessica spoke about the Birth Control Pill and its impact on hormones. (Stream below or right-click here to download.)
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