In this episode, Tina talks to Megan Lyons, a Harvard graduate and former management consultant turned holistic nutritionist. Megan discusses various health issues common to menopausal women, including thyroid issues, gut health, and blood sugar imbalances. She also shares the benefits of starting the day with a mindful morning routine and how it has completely changed the way she approaches the world.
Megan discusses the following:
- Why are so many women metabolically unhealthy?
- How to start fixing your metabolism
- Why thyroid diseases are on the rise
- How women can support their thyroid naturally
- Do you really have to give up gluten?
- The wrong way to use intermittent fasting
- Science-backed strategies for sugar cravings
- Her 8-minute morning routine
- Practical tips for meal prep and lunch
- And more…
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About Tina Haupert:
Tina Haupert is the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake, as well as a Certified Nutritional Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist (FDN-P).
Tina and her team use functional testing and a personalized approach to nutrition to help women find balance in their diet while achieving their body composition goals.
About Megan Lyons:
Megan is a 37-year-old health and wellness expert and owner of The Lyons’ Share Wellness. She lives in Dallas with her husband, Kevin (they met on move-in day at Harvard 19 years ago and started dating two weeks later!) and their adorable dogs, Maverick and Riley.
Her passion in life is helping others feel amazing, inside and out. In addition to health coaching, she enjoys reading, being active (through strength training, walking, running, triathlons, yoga, HIIT workouts, bootcamps and more!), experimenting with healthy and delicious foods, learning about can for nutrition and fitness. , traveling (alone and with others), spending time with family and friends, and anything outdoors. She wakes up every day excited to do what she loves!
She graduated from Harvard University with honors in economics in 2007 and received her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2012. She spent 2007-2014 as a management/strategy consultant. She received a Certificate of Health Coaching from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2011 and completed a Masters in Holistic Nutrition from Hawthorn University in 2019. She is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist from NANP and is also a Certified Clinical Nutritionist as designated by CNCB. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Clinical Nutrition from Western States University. If you can’t tell, she loves training!