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The Nutrition Blueprint Podcast

The Nutrition Blueprint podcast is a health, nutrition, and fitness show hosted by registered dietitian and sports nutrition coach Andres Ayesta. Formerly Vive Nutrition Radio, this podcast is focused on bringing the latest in nutrition and health education to help you design a better lifestyle starting with what you put on your plate. Through expert interviews and his popular chit chat series, Andres dissects common topics into digestible (pun intended) pieces that are applicable to everyone's goals. From weight loss and fat loss strategies to supplementation and life hacks, this podcast is everything you need to be the best version of you

Apr 6, 2021

In this solo episode, we broke down another incredible study just hot off the press from last week where we explored the nutrition considerations for women through their menstrual cycle. We discussed how the time of the month for the ladies affects things like performance, muscle mass, and even the ability to lose weight.


The Cliff Notes

Understanding the female hormonal cycle

Differences between Follicular and Luteal Phases

What are metabolic changes that happen through the cycle?

When are women more prone to lose muscle mass?

Changes in energy expenditure and how many calories women burn through different phases

Do birth control pills affect performance and body composition?

What supplements are recommended for women, particularly athletes?

How do carbs, protein and fat recommendations change through the cycle?


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