The female body has various stages (5 to be exact) that influence metabolism as we flow through the menstrual cycle. Eating right during these phases helps women gain less fat, reduce night binging, and avoid drops in energy as they go through this monthly journey. There are two main hormones' at work: progesterone and estrogen and both have huge effects on the metabolic fuel sources the body prefers.
Candida albicans is part of your microbiome, and found in many areas of the body like the mouth, throat, genitalia, urinary areas, and intestines. Some individuals create an environment that is a breeding ground for overgrowth. The most common causes are compromised immune system, using certain detergents, chronic antibiotic use, oral birth control, excessive sugar intake, or diabetes.
You have probably heard about the gut microbiome, but did you know it is what we feel is the key to total health. Gut health is the balance of microorganisms that live in the digestive tract which play a role in your physican and mental health, immune system, and so many other things that emerge daily with the latest scientific research.