CYCLE SYNCING SERIES - PART 1 - HORMONES & NUTRITION
W/ MADDIE MILES
EPISODE SHOW NOTES
[00:43] Cycle Syncing Series
[01:42] Topics for today’s podcast
[02:07] Need a comprehensive Cycle Syncing Guide?
[03:08] What the heck is Cycle Syncing Method?
[06:04] Overview of the four (4) phases of the female cycle
[11:33] Two, three, or four phases?
[13:28] Four seeds used in Seed Cycling
[13:57] New episode to be released on the science behind Seed Cycling
[14:47] Foods that optimize hormonal health
[18:23] Food proportions & alternatives during the different phases
[29:35] My typical meal routine
[31:05] What to expect in an upcoming podcast
[31:13] Sidenote :)
Today's podcast episode is Part 1 of the Cycle Syncing series.
We give more information on what Cycle Syncing is and how it aids in the four phases of the female cycle. What is food without a meal plan? Not to mention, the foods to eat and to avoid while seed cycling and other alternatives to use - to optimize hormonal health.
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Maddie Miles 0:00
Hello, hello Hello. Welcome to The Maddie Miles Podcast. I am your host Maddie Miles. This podcast is created for both males and females who are looking to optimize their health through an integrative approach to overall wellness, we will uncover why your health may be struggling due to imbalances within the body, mainly hormonal imbalances. By following along the Maddy miles podcast, I will hope to educate and inspire you to take control of your health and to heal your body the natural way. Now let's get to it.
Hi, everyone, I am super excited for today's episode, because we're talking about something that many of you guys just know me for. And it is cycle thinking.
So many of you guys have asked me like, what the heck is cycle thinking? What does it mean to cycle thing? Why is it beneficial for my hormones? You know, does it really work? And so anyway, I just I want to create a couple of episodes, at least two maybe a little bit more, to really just dive deeper into cycle thinking. And I'm joined here today with Bobo meadow, who is my amazing fact checker and also loves to button and ask questions that most of you guys are probably thinking yourself. And I sometimes don't get to all of the questions just because this is my passion in my life. And I don't I sometimes I just forget to think about what other people are probably wondering. So Baldo will butt in and ask any questions if he needs to. But today, I decided that the first episode, we should really just talk about what the heck is the cycle thinking method and how to maximize your hormonal power through the cycle thinking method. And then we'll also get into the foods and the seeds that go with each of the phases. So I guess that's a great way to you know, to start, you know, and before I start anything, I do want to say I do have a complete comprehensive cycle thinking guide, it's called cycle thinking one on one, it's linked in my Instagram bio, it's also linked through my website. And it is a super easy to digest, quote, unquote, I guess kind of pun intended, but a really easy, comprehensive list of, you know, if you're sinking with the moon, these are what phases match with each of the four phases for your cycle. Yes, there are four phases of the cycle. It's not just bleed and not bleed, which is, you know, new news to many people. But there's also the seeds on their their grocery list, hormone balancing recipes, my favorite supplements, etc, etc. And this is all stuff that I plan on building out for my with my next book, which is hopefully going to come in 2021. So stay tuned, we'll see, this girl's got a lot of things going on in 2021. But everything will get done, everything will get done. So anyway, let's get into what the heck the cycle thinking method is. So cycle thinking, in its essence is tailoring our lifestyle, including food, exercise, social, interpersonal, and work lives to match our fluctuating hormones throughout our cycle. And it can help optimize our overall health and reduce those bad PMS symptoms that so many doctors have told us are just normal, and that we're all going to experience them every single month. And, you know, I saw this great quote the other day, and it says you don't leave the house without checking the weather. So why blindly live without monitoring the flow of your hormones. And I was like, Oh, that's so true. Because if you think about it, our hormones control everything, from our appetite to the shine of our hair that day, to the complexion of our skin, to our emotions, our libido sleep, literally our hormones, affect everything. So why not live on a daily basis to taper to our hormones and to optimize the health of our hormones. And a great way to do this honestly, the only way to do it is just a cool thing. And so this is a concept that I am have been living religiously by since let's see, I started psycho sinkiang two months before I stopped hormonal birth control, which was May of 2020. So I started cycle thinking beforehand because you know, I was reading in Alyssa VTS book, woman code and she pretty much coined you know, the term life cycle thinking and, you know, basically disability in our lives around our circle our cycle, and I remember listening to her podcast and reading her books and going like, this seems like a lot of stinking work and like I do
Think that I can do this like I want to, but I don't think I can. And, you know, I know it seems super daunting. And that's why I wanted to, you know, do a podcast about this because I can only explain so much through a post on Instagram. I cannot, I mean, I guess I could put as many words as I want on an Instagram post, but the you know, I don't, I don't want to scare people away. And it's easier just to listen to someone talk about it, than to, you know, read a bunch of words. And so I want to tell you guys cycle thinking is amazing. And it seems like a daunting task and like, a really difficult way to live. But I promise you, you get the hang of it. And it's amazing. And I've had so many friends of mine and family and will actually not family yet. I'm trying to get them there. We're working on it. I meant to say, friends and followers, just so many females who have started cycles again, because I preach it, and they flippin love it. So anyway, let's get into it, I think a great way to start is let's do a quick overview of the four phases. And I'm going to explain the state of our, the biology of our hormones during each of the phases. So yeah, girls, we it's not just as simple as like, Oh, we bleed and have our period, and then we don't have our period, there are actually four phases. So we're gonna get into the very first one, which is the menstrual cycle. So this is during your actual bleed. And during this phase, all of our hormones are at their very lowest everything. So that's why a lot of people just feel I mean, you just feel kind of sluggish and inward. And that's totally okay, you should honor that. And it's really nice to know where your hormones are at during each of the phases because then you know what to expect. And, you know, not to like, schedule any major work or social events during your period, which that we can get more into, on the next episode part two of cycle thinking, your like life and social and work events around. But you know, in terms of your hormones during your menstrual phase, all of their hormones are at their lowest. So really honor your body take this time to rest. The second phase is called the follicular phase. And I'm actually in my follicular phase, as I'm recording this podcast right now. During the follicular phase, are follicle stimulating hormone Fs, Fs, Ah, well, is increasing, which allows for the follicles which are eggs to grow. And around days nine and 10 are estrogen levels start to increase, which decreases FSH. So why does estrogen decrease the FSH because we only want one egg to be ready for population and to proliferate. So we then see a spike in our luteinizing hormone also to Lh I really like all of the acronyms for these boats, because sometimes they're just like confusing. Um, but anyway, there's,
there's a spike in Lh right before ambulation to get ready for that one egg to drop for fertilization. So again, we're still in that like color phase and our Lh and estrogen start to fall right after ovulation and progesterone increases. So then we you know, obviously, there's the ambulatory phase and we actually only abili on one day of the month, which most females do not know. But yeah, we only operate on one day of the month, but we say that there's an ambulatory phase because for like the four to five days leading up to that population day, you know, your cervical fluid allows to
allows for sperm if in your body because you had sex, it allows for it to stay alive. So and it keeps it alive for those four or five days leading up to ovulation. So there's this one window each month, where you can, you know, fertilize an egg and become pregnant. But, you know, we actually talked about this in a separate episode where I go over all the non hormonal birth control methods and the fertility awareness method we get into you know, we're not just fertile all the time. There's actually this window each month and you know, tracking your cycle. And knowing tracking your cycles, cycles, thinking just really knowing your body and your cycle allows you to not get pregnant if you don't want to get pregnant and allows you to get pregnant if you do you want to get pregnant because you know when that window is to have sex with your partner, and you can get pregnant or you know, okay, here's the window right now. Not gonna work or be extra careful. I'm either not gonna have sex or I'm just gonna be super careful where extra protection. So anyway, so the ambulatory phase, and actually I want to attach in the show notes, this great graphic that I have of like all the hormones and how they're kind of moving throughout the you know, 28
cycle I know some people have a little bit longer of a cycle. 28 is, you know, kind of like the sweet spot anything like five to seven days in longer than that it actually that shows that you have a hormonal imbalance in your body. But anyway, ambulatory, we see peaks of testosterone and progesterone. And
yeah, so we see so so the first half of the cycle, which you know, is the menstrual in the follicular, it's sort of like estrogens shining moment, I like to say, and then the second half of the cycle, which is abila Tori in the luteal, or luteal, however you like to pronounce it is progesterone shining moment. And so anyway, during the luteal phase, this is about two weeks long, of course, everyone's different, you know, bio individuality always. But this is progesterone shining moment. And as levels decrease, we shed our lining, which is also known as the endometrium. And that's when we start to bleed, and then we get into the menstrual phase. And so we just start over again. And so we cycle throughout these four phases each month. And you know, as we just went over our hormones are doing really different things throughout these four phases. And so, um, you know, it's not just bleed and not bleed, our body is going undergoing so many hormonal changes on a day to day, week to week basis. So it would only make sense that the way in which we treat our body it changes along with it. So I do want to mention, sometimes some doctors will,
or maybe just people practicing will will make the follicular phase together with like, the menstrual phase being this exact like two weeks long, like they'll they'll divided on only into three phases as opposed to like four phases. Um, I haven't seen the three phases. But I have seen two like there's two halves. And so it's like either the follicular of the luteal. So and that's more just to represent that, like, during the first, you know, half astronauts estrogens shining moment. And during the second one, it's progesterone is really in the lead.
But I haven't seen the three. Well, I've heard it from other females. It's like, I've never heard of the menstrual like, phase not, obviously, there's a menstrual phase, but like they they couple it together with the follicular phase. And I think I think it's important though, to notice that your your emotions are still gonna be different, or your hormones are still differently. week to week. Totally. So it's cool to do it in four weeks. That's why Yes, that's why the four phases i think is like the most used for sure in this space. Yeah, it for sure is, I mean, this is my my life. I'm in this space every single day wake up and go to bed in it. And yeah, the four phases it just because, you know, again, like are we're having for big fluctuations and our hormones and so I just wanted to throw that out there in case someone's like, Yeah, no.
Maddie Miles 12:57
Yeah, no, thank you for that Baldo. And I think, you know, for it's, it's easier to also like, because each of the four phases also have like, different foods and stuff. So which is, yeah, which is super fun. But it's easy to I mean, sometimes people will see the two halves because because of like, you know, the estrogen versus the progesterone and for seed cycling, you actually only cycle. So there's four seeds, which we'll get into it. Let's get into that now. So with seeds, there are four seeds. There's the pumpkin, flax, sesame and sunflower, but you group them together. So pumpkin and flax or eating together for the first half of your cycle. So that is your menstrual and your follicular you are eating a tablespoon of ground pumpkin seed and flaxseed every single day. And for the second half, you are having a tablespoon each of ground sesame and sunflower seed every single day. And so I have a great episode that we released with Kate Morin. She is an RD, she started a seed cycling company actually it was just so badass, and she's one of my best friends here in Austin. I remember one of my friends was like you need to meet Kate like you guys will hit it off. And I'm always down for meeting new friends. So I went and met Kate and now we're absolute best friends and yeah, we collaborate together on so many things. We're actually working together later today. But anyway, we have a great episode that gets into the science behind seed cycling.
And that is Episode What is that episode number two? I'm pretty sure that it's the third one but it's on there. Yeah, it's on there for sure. I'm pretty sure it's episode number two go check that out. It's with Kate Morton. It's all about cycling. And so
anyway, so the see it's really helped with that and then there are certain foods as well that help optimize your hormonal health. So
you know, I'm going to, you know, again preach that people look into my seat
Cycling guide because there are awesome grocery lists in there. And it's really nice. Like, I got such an awesome message the other day on Instagram, someone like, bought the seed cycling guide, and then sent me a picture of it printed out, she actually printed it out and was like, I'm going grocery shopping right now. And I'm bringing this list with me, I'm like, that's awesome. And I love this, like the old school feel of like printing that out. Because like, you can also just, you know, download the file to your iPhone or whatever phone you have. And, you know, you always have your phone with you. So you can pull it out at the grocery store and say, Oh, I'm, you know, in this space right now, these are, you know, all the foods that really helped optimize my hormones right now. And you know, it's not like it. You don't have to eat all of those foods. And it's not like you can only eat those foods as well. Because I remember that was a question that I even had when I was still when I was learning about all of this. And I was like, wait, I can't eat bananas if I'm not in my luteal phase. And no, that's not the case. Like I you know, you can be bananas every single day. But
it's we're just saying that these foods in these seeds really help your body and your hormones and really to balance everything out during these specific to that during that phase. Yeah, exactly.
As far as printing out, though, I do feel that it's a lot more satisfactory to like scratch things out or, like highlight them. Yeah.
Maddie Miles 16:22
I like doing like iPhone notes as well. Because then you can like delete it, you know, you're still you still get that satisfaction to like, delete, and it's gone off that list, you know, but yeah, I mean, I am someone who I need to like that's a 2021 goal of mine is to just like, be more organized because I have like, notes in my phone. I have notes on my laptop. I have notes on my Google Drive. I like write sticky notes on my fridge. Like, just like for everything because I'm constantly like listening to podcast or you know, like just learning new things. And I'm writing things down and just like, then when I'm like putting together like my research for whether it's a podcast, or an Instagram post or a website, whatever. I'm like, Okay, I know I wrote this down somewhere Bonanza, go check 10 locations for it. And I moved to only journaling by hand now and it's been I love it. Oh, I journal by hand. Yes. I don't use my notes for that I love you know, there are some things that are like sacred to me, like, I want to write it with my hands. And that's journaling. But okay, anyway,
we can get off into so many tangents. So we need like an extra person here to keep us on track. Okay, so I usually get to eat avocados. That's what I want to know.
Um, well, again, the exact breakdown is you can Google that you can see it. But the exact breakdown, I want people to refer to those lists of
it's the follicular, but
this podcast is sponsored by MSW nutrition, one of my favorite supplement brands, all of their supplements come from FDA approved labs and are third party tested for purity. My favorite supplements are their Liver Love and their Chill, you can use my code 'MM15' to save 15% on your order. He's just turned his laptop towards me and is like it's the molecular, it is the molecular But anyway, I want to go over I'm not going to go over like every single food for each of the phases. You know, that's in my guide. But I do want to go kind of just like over food portions almost during each of the phases. So for the menstrual, again, your estrogen is, you know, everything's really low during your menstrual phase, but your estrogen is starting to rise towards the end of your menstrual phase. And so you know, during the menstrual I really like to say like drink some soothing tea
kameel is a great one. And that can help to combat cramps. But like, the main takeaway for the menstrual is okay, so you don't want to experience the bad PMS. So let's like avoid or at least limit caffeine. I know a lot of coffee drinkers are listening to this podcast, you're probably like, Oh my gosh, I can't do that. But trust me and it's just for a few days limit that caffeine limit the alcohol and the salty foods and kind of like the really greasy foods because those just they're not going to make you feel good during your menstrual phase. So you know, I really like say like that's just a good principle for your menstrual.
And it's also a good time to take more omega threes, right? Not necessarily fish oil, because do vague vegan, but I think that that's
Maddie Miles 19:35
To help with inflammation?
Maddie Miles 19:36
Yes. So like chia pudding is great. Yeah, getting a just vegan sources of it. But if you're not vegan, totally okay. But yeah, that's why you know, flax is great as well and getting that flax and pumpkin
and, you know, transitioning into the follicular.
Again because your estrogen is really high and I do want to say estrogen in itself is not bad. Okay.
estrogen is so great. But again, balance is the key word for all of our hormones. So you know, whether you have too much or too little of estrogen, or progesterone or testosterone, it's not good. We want everything to be very leveled with each other, we don't want too much of one or too little of the other. And so for the follicular because, you know, naturally our body is producing a lot of estrogen again, for that ob ulation. We want to incorporate more foods that metabolize estrogen. So, you know, focusing on a lot of sprouted and fermented foods is really good. So I love coconut yogurt, some good fermented coconut yogurt, you know, no added sugar or anything like that, because you know, that's inflammatory and anything inflammatory is just not good for our hormones,
or our guts. But sauerkraut is another great one. I love kimchi as well. broccoli sprouts, cruciferous vegetables, so the broccoli, the cauliflower, those really helped to bind to estrogen and excrete them out your body. So that's great always fiber and all of your four phases fiber, because that helps you to poop and you poop out the all of the likes that when you poop out all of the excess hormones, though, get them out of your body. So do you have any questions about that? I just love poop.
I sent you a great meme on poop today from one of my favorite bloggers who you know is in this space and she talks a lot about hormones. It was a great
is a great poop me.
Yeah, because we need to talk about poop more like it's normal. We talked about peeing like I don't understand, like wear down like mine before. Like, we can talk about peeing and being like, I have to go pee but it came back after ethical poop. Like why not? I mean, it's gotta be the one of the first things you do and both of them are like, I mean, in a way nasty inexpedient like toxins and you know, hormones and all this stuff. So like, whatever. Poop is fine, guys.
I vote for poop.
Maddie Miles 22:09
Okay, so the story phase, if I ever ran for president, I would say poop would be in my in my in my slogan somehow. Alright, people let us know if you would vote for bald
Make America's Poops Great Again. Or something like that.
Maddie Miles 22:27
Oh my goodness gracious. Okay, so
with the ambulatory phase, your estrogen is at an all time high. So you should be eating foods that support your liver, liver love liver support. We just did an episode recorded an episode two evenings ago about liver detoxification and liver support why it's important, and no, it's not. I know so many people think because when they think of diet or detoxification, they think like, Oh, it's because I want to lose weight and look a certain way. No, no, no, no, no, no.
Deliver when they're drinking. Yeah, there's a lot more. Yeah.
Maddie Miles 23:06
Um, but anyway, focus on anti inflammatory foods, like whole fruits and vegetables. Almonds are great. And this is also when we are transitioning to our sesame and our sunflower seeds. I can't eat sesame, actually, because I'm allergic sadly. But I've been experimenting and trying to do some more research into hemp seeds, actually, and then being able to replace the sesame. I know sesame is a pretty common allergy, as well. So I will let you guys know actually, Kate and I have been kind of chatting back and forth about that because Kate has been doing some research into it as well. And so we will let people know if and when we come out with that research. But anyway, sesame and sunflower I love sunflowers seed butter, I put it on my oatmeal, I'll sneak it into smoothies. You know, put it on some gluten free toast. And anyway, yeah, so those are the seeds and then you know, fruits, vegetables. And these foods are just they're packed with I mean Amazing Health Benefits in general including anti aging properties and you know, protecting you from environmental toxins which are known to have a huge impact on your hormones. And so supporting your liver always every single day. You know who we recorded a podcast with a couple evenings ago made a great point and she's like, you know, if we are encountering in country in these hundreds of 1000s of environmental toxins every single day, we should be supporting our liver every single day. And you know, yes, supplements are great. I take a great liver support that supports phases one and two of liver detoxification because there are actually two phases to it phase one, which turns you know, it gets all the toxins and then phase two turns them from fat soluble and water soluble so then you can excrete them out your body. So you need very specific nutrients for and they're different. Well some of them actually overlap between phases one and two but very specific nutrients in order to help your liver just push everything out. So
there's like two recipes basically two
Maddie Miles 25:13
recipes but like sometimes like they both use flax eggs you know, but seem greedy ingredients. same but different. I love that phrase and my dad's always like, it doesn't make sense.
what's hot what like was like I have that same shirt, but mine is like striped instead.
Maddie Miles 25:32
Forever shirt too.
Okay, so the luteal luteal, I would also love to I'm gonna throw up a story and be like, how do you pronounce it because I said luteal for the longest time. And then I heard someone say luteal, and I was like, that kind of sounds like fancier.
The T sounds like a color
Maddie Miles 25:52
check. Like it still sounds like something to but you put blue in front of it. So um, estrogen and progesterone are both surging, but then waning during this period. So you should be eating foods that produce serotonin like your leafy greens in your qinhuai and your buckwheat. I still want to experiment with some buckwheat porridge because I love oatmeal. And just like kind of, I just love having warm food at breakfast like even during the summer when it's 105 degrees in Austin. I still eat my warm oatmeal. And I love ru Vedic medicine and I know that they say like you really like should be eating kind of cool their foods when you're when it's like hot outside. And you know, alternatively, when it's cold in the winter, you should be having warmer foods, but whatever. I'm going to do a whole episode on our uvita medicine too, because it's amazing. But also you want to focus on magnesium rich foods during this phase. So these magnesium rich foods will fight fatigue and your low libido. So dark chocolate, which you guys all know I'm a total chocoholic I love cacao powder, and dark chocolate and sneaking it into anything. And this is a great phase where it's awesome because like so many females like this makes so much sense. Like why I crave chocolate during the space and it's like yeah, like now you know also like don't feel guilty for that. You know, like cheated don't feel guilty. Yeah, I mean, I think cycles and can in general like hopes females to remove guilt around like how they feel throughout the month. It's not like, I feel so bad because like, I don't I can't do anything for this week. It's like Well, yeah, grow your all your hormones are low and you're on your menstrual cycle, you know, like, you're gonna have no energy to do a workout. You know, to go out and be social, you're going to be craving these types of foods and like, now you know why and that that's normal isn't normal, but it's healthy to you know, your body is telling you things like, yeah, so anyway, dark chocolate spinach is another great one and pumpkin seeds. Also, for my vegans I really suggest eating like seaweed and because you want to be replacing your body with the iron that it's losing from the bleed. So a lot of like iron rich foods as well. I cut you off. What did you um, it was Yeah. I don't really know like, honestly about the mosque we can. Can you search it up and see? I mean, I know like seaweed inori is really good. I'm not sure about seagulls. I'm just getting into sea moss myself. And I'm not to like I did
just go to Merriam Webster's dictionary. And luteal is the way that it's pronounced. luteal.
Boo, do you do? Okay, well, sorry,
it doesn't give you a second or third. Like sometimes it'd be like, Oh, you could also pronounce it this way or that way? Not on this case.
Maddie Miles 28:50
All right. Well,
listen, all my listeners, we can pronounce it however we want.
As long as people understand it, you're good.
Maddie Miles 28:57
Yeah, exactly. Exactly. Um, but yeah, so those are, you know, those are the four phases and an overview of like, what our hormones are doing during those phases and the seeds and types of foods, principles that we should be, you know, really following during these four phases. Again, it's not, you know, an all or nothing, it's not like you can only eat these foods during the luteal phase and this one during the menstrual. It's more just like hey, like, if you eat you know, oatmeal during the follicular phase, it's gonna benefit your body more so than you know, other times but you can eat oatmeal all month long, you know? So what I try to do is when I'm like meal planning for the week, I go Okay, so and I cycle with the moon which most people know and I go Okay, this is the moon phase and now I'm transitioning into this phase and on Sundays I just sit there I turn off like all technology, I put everything away on Sundays, and I just like meal plan for the week. And I go Okay, so these are the foods that are going to optimize a my hormonal health and therefore my entire whole body wellness this week. And so what fun recipes do I want to make this week what these foods and then you know, I write down what I need to buy at the store and I go to the store and boom shakalaka it's as easy as that. And I normally just take, you know, I obviously only eat foods that I like. So I just take the foods that I like from each of the list. And
yeah, so CMOS contains 90% of the nutrients your body needs. Yes, I knew that tons of magnesium, tons of sulfur, which helps deliver.
Maddie Miles 30:35
Great, so that would be a great fit. So I mean, for the liver. That's, you know, great for your ob in the Tory phase and for your luteal phase. I mean, CMOS can be to have every single day, like there are so many benefits to edmc MOS. But, yeah, so I mean, before I kind of close things up, although Do you think there's anything else people would want to know about when it comes to like, food in the four phases? Or I mean, I feel like that was pretty good. And I think next time we'll get into, like, the exact exercises and like what you should be doing in terms of like your work and your social life.
So if you have if there's anything that that sparks your mind, like when like I eat a lot of this and should I or should not just email us,
Maddie Miles 31:18
yeah, totally DM me on Instagram. I mean, again, like, I think it's just super important to, like, note that, in general, like things like dairy and non organic foods are, your hormones aren't gonna really like those, you know, no matter what time of the month it is, but especially during your menstrual. And so I know, like some females are like, I just, I love cheese, you know, or like, whatever it is, like, I love dairy. And it's like, Look, if you know, to each their own, like, I everyone gets, you know, one life, and it's up to them, I personally, I don't eat dairy, I'm plant based, and I, you know, it's just what makes me feel good. And I don't crave the other stuff. And so you know, I only crave these foods that you know, are lots of plants, and you know, that make me feel good from the inside out. But I do say like, you know, if you're someone who experiences irregular periods, or you know, bad PMS symptoms, definitely cycle things and really try to cut out like the dairy. And, you know, the meat products, especially during this phase, because, you know, especially if you're not buying organic, you know, a lot of those are stuffed with other like antibiotics or
hormones that doesn't say because we're speaking about hormones, that's the, that's the knock with like dairy products is that if they're not organic, or they're not coming from like a very naturally raised animal, then they're getting pumped with hormones, which are only going to influence your hormones. And you're talking about hormones and like a 5000 pound animal as opposed to hormones, you know, 130 pound person, right? It's a huge difference. It's Yes,
Maddie Miles 32:51
it is. So that those are just my notes. And, you know, I can't wait to like start taking females on one on one. Because again, like, so much of this is like you have to keep in mind, no matter what I'm talking about what's on my podcast or on Instagram, you know, I am a huge believer in bio individuality. I wish all doctors and people, professionals in the medical field for, you know, more enthusiastic and practice bio individuality more, because it's never a one, you know, clear way for everyone. You know, there's not just one way it's always, you know, very customized plan to each person because someone may, you know, be able to digest dairy, you know, really well. And then other people can you know, but even if you are getting dairy, I do say do organic, because whenever when we should just be supporting organic, we should be supporting it. And also like you don't want to be putting those you know, even if you don't break out or get bad cramps, that doesn't necessarily mean that something's benefiting you. So that is just my little side note. Do you have any
less work for your body? Does that have to do the extra breaking down? Yeah, yeah. No, I think that that was great. Well,
Maddie Miles 34:03
I do want to say, you know, our home I want to conclude by saying our hormones are really changing throughout the month. And it's not a bad thing that they change. It is honestly it's beautiful. And it what's makes the female body so uniquely intricate and delicate. So you know, learn to adore and appreciate your body and your hormones and the way that they change through just listening to your body and being in tune with it. And a great way to do it is through cycle thinking. So you know, matching your life with your cycle. It helps you to avoid burnout, and keeps you mindful every single day to your body, your body's needs. So, on that note, peace, love hormones. If you listen to this episode and you have any questions feel free to DM me as well. If you are listening to this podcast episode, thank you so much for listening in and you know share on your stories that you listen to this and share something that you learned and, you know, share it with a friend who you think may benefit from this. And, as always, I love you all, and until next time, bye
Host - Maddie Miles [@themaddiemiles]
Podcast Production - Andy Havranek [@ajhavranekphoto]
Intro/outro - iamalex [@iamalex]
Presented By: The How Do You Health? Network [@howdoyouhealth]
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