EP 5 Dr. Ann Louise Gittleman - Eat-Rest-Sleep, and balance your hormones with The New Fat Flush Plan

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Undisputedly the First Lady of Nutrition, Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS is a New York Times Bestselling author of over 30 books, including her latest title The New Fat Flush Plan—now available nationwide. As

a nutritional visionary and health pioneer, she has fearlessly stood on the front lines of diet and detox, the environment, and women’s health. A Columbia University graduate, Gittleman has been recognized as one of the Top Ten Nutritionists in the country by Self Magazine and has received the American Medical Writers Association award for excellence and the Humanitarian Award from the Cancer Control Society.

Ann Louise has been featured in many popular publications, websites and television programs including: 20/20, Dr. Phil, The View, The Early Show, Good Morning America, Extra, Fox News, PBS, CNN, Good Day New York, 700 Club, Time, Newsweek, Seventeen, Fitness, Harper’s Bazaar, Real Simple, The National Enquirer, Family Circle, Ladies’ Home Journal, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, InStyle, Oprah Magazine, Woman’s World, Mind Body Green

In this episode Ann Louise tells us "Eat fat lose fat'. What fats can do for your body and how to incorporate good fats to better your health. Good fats help to balance your hormones and keep them under control. As you get older the maintenance becomes higher and eating good fats can help to trick the body into thinking its younger.

In this day in age you could spend a whole day and your whole paycheck at your health food store. It can be utterly confusing when faced with all of these healthy products each with their own claim to fame. Ann Louise discusses her go to supplements, probiotics, and how to know what supplements you truly need.

If your all about Sweat you must be all about rest! Dr Ann Louise explains why rest is important to to help the body recover and rejuvenate. She also gives us some great tips on how to get to sleep and stay asleep.

Ann Louise also gives us the 411 on alcohol, coffee, salty and sweet snacks.

I know you listeners will be thrilled that you don't have to completely give up your caffeine and alcohol.

I hope you enjoy this episode and learn as much as I did from the brilliant Dr. Ann Louise Gittleman, a true pioneer in the field of nutrition and health.

You can contact Ann Louise at www.annlouise.com or @ALGittleman. You can find her book at www.amazon.com

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Linda Mitchell

Linda Mitchell is more than qualified to help women reach a point of empowerment . As an Institute of Integrative Nutrition graduate, an award-winning fitness competitor, and elite obstacle racer. she collaborated on the fitness portion of the book “Fat Flush for Life” with mentor and New York Times Best Selling author Ann Louise Gittleman. This book was listed in Time magazine as one of the top ten diet books for 2009. As a former columnist for 12 years for Ms. Fitness magazine, Linda decided to put everything into a book and it really evolved and became “The Sisterhood of S.W.E.A.T.”.  Her book and the studio are all about helping women build confidence and self-esteem and learning to feel 100% great about themselves.    

Mitchell launched The Chickfit Studio in 2013. She says “At Chickfit, our priority is building women’s self-confidence. Our belief is that their newfound self-love will transfer into giving support and love to one another. Self-improvement equals empowerment.”

Mitchell was inspired to open The Chickfit Studio after she found that deep down in her heart she wanted to do something that was worthwhile and made real, lasting changes in people’s lives. She opened The Chickfit Studio after working as a group fitness director and personal trainer for about 25 years.