One thing I’m doing right now for my nutrition, specific to Hormone Balance is that I’ve been eating more fish and less red meat and getting more of my fats, particularly healthy fats, from plant based sources.

I talked about this on my Instagram Live on Friday night (also on my IGTV) as it relates to hormone balance (you can check it out if you follow me on IG @ironbodybyartemis). One of the resets in my 45-Day Hormone Reset, which starts at the end of this month on September 29, 2019, is a red meat and alcohol elimination to help balance estrogen levels.

For the past 8 weeks or so I’ve reduced the amount of red meat that I’ve been eating and eating a lot more, low mercury, wild caught fish and pasture raised chicken. Unlike beef, since fish has little to no fat, I’ve also increased my healthy fats intake from plant based sources like avocado, coconut (in moderation), fatty legumes e.g. cashews and peanuts and their butters plus nuts, nut butters and seeds e.g. almonds, almond butter and pumpkin seeds, etc.

By eliminating or reducing red meat,

  1. You eliminate the excess hormones and steroids found in conventional meat that contribute to hormone imbalance such as excess estrogen and that disrupt your gut microbiome. Yes, maybe you know where the meat comes from that you cook at home, but do you know where the meat comes from when you eat out at a restaurant? Elimination helps to balance your hormones and heal your gut microbiome.
  2. You eliminate/reduce the amount of saturated fats that you consume from meat which reduces the amount of toxins that may be present in the fat of this meat that could be disrupting hormone balance and your gut microbiome.
  3. Since you reduce your fat intake from meat, you’re able to increase healthy fat intake from plant based sources, which helps to increase your daily fiber intake, which not only helps to heal your gut microbiome, but also helps your body to cleanse your system of excess estrogen (i.e. you poop out excess estrogen which helps with hormone balance).

Want to learn more about hormone balance through evidenced based nutrition and lifestyle changes? Then sign up to get the details about my 45-Day Hormone Reset group coaching program starting at the end of this month on September 29, 2019. You can sign up to get the details and early sign up access  ==> HERE <==

AND Lift® Albany is SOLD OUT! But, have no fear, I opened up 5 more spots for Lift® Albany if you had planned to sign up. These 5 spots will go FAST, so sign up today if you plan to attend.

Details below for Iowa, Albany, New York AND my StrongFirst Kettlebell Course in Las Vegas on September 29…

  • I Am Not Afraid To Lift® IOWA on September 21, 2019 at Grit Gym in Iowa City, Iowa.

You can sign up ==> HERE <==

  • I Am Not Afraid To Lift® ALBANY, NY on October 20, 2019 at Her Strength Studio in Latham, New York.

You can sign up ==> HERE <==

  • StrongFirst Kettlebell Course LAS VEGAS on September 29, 2019 at LifeTime Athletic – Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nevada. Deadline to sign up is September 25, 2019.

You can sign up  ==> HERE <==

Yours in Strength,



Artemis Scantalides


Iron Body Training Systems &

I Am Not Afraid To Lift® Workshops

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