The keys to weight loss and hormonal health for women (and men!) of all ages with Karen Martel

Karen Martel is a Transformational Nutrition Coach who is a leading expert in ancestral nutrition, weight loss resistance and women’s hormone health. Host of the top-rated women’s health podcast The Other Side of Weight Loss and founder of the revolutionary program OnTrack, a membership community that has helped thousands of women to balance their hormones and lose weight.

After struggling with her own health issues, Karen was determined to bring her knowledge to others with a bold new approach to women’s health and weight management. Karen's passion lies in helping women breakthrough weight loss resistance and find their personal weight loss code through hormone optimization. Karen is a health leader and researcher determined to revolutionize weight loss for modern women and men.



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0:10:43 Podcast begins

0:12:56 Karen's story

0:22:06 Breaking down the menstrual cycle

0:35:50 Reasons for weight-gain

0:40:15 Heavy metal toxicity

0:52:36 Is environmental toxicity really the problem?

0:56:30 The onset of perimenopause

1:00:11 Effects of Macronutrient Distribution on Weight and Related Cardiometabolic Profile in Healthy Non-Obese Chinese: A 6-month, Randomized Controlled-Feeding Trial

1:04:39 The progesterone steal and the importance of LDL

1:12:05 Low carb diets 

1:16:18 Low carb is no panacea

1:19:17 Addressing the root cause of metabolic dysfunction

1:23:44 Carbohydrate and workout timing for women

1:27:33 How to structure a diet as a woman

1:32:07 Where zero carb goes all wrong

1:37:41 Where to find Karen Martel

1:38:27 Karen's radical hot springs adventure