Birth Control

Episode 83 | The Unknown Facts About How Birth Control Affects You–Part 2

Welcome back to another episode of the Colorful Eats podcast! Last week we dug into the controversial topic of hormonal birth control and shared just how this oh-so-common daily medication may be affecting our health. Check out Episode 82 here! So we know you’ve got questions and lucky you, we’ve got answers!

On today’s episode, we are sharing more on how hormonal birth control affects you inner biome and nutritional health, it’s potential effects on fertility and our take on natural birth control (plus our favorite method that will help you get to know your cycle better and avoid or achieve pregnancy). We also talk about one of the most important pieces, how to bounce back from hormonal birth control and some helpful tips to bring your body back into balance and improve your hormonal health.

We could talk about this topic for hours and barely scratch the surface so we encourage you to continue the research on your own. Today we share some of our favorite resources to help you learn more and make the best choice for your own journey.

Still have more questions? Ready to dig in deeper? Check out Caroline’s Happy Hormones Workshop where she goes through detailed plans for coming off birth control and creating happy hormones.

Highlight Reel:

05:40 | How birth control can alter your inner biome and nutritional status

08:10 | Long term effects, specifically on your fertility

13:10 | Our favorite natural birth control method

22:50 | How to begin recovery from hormonal birth control

Link Love:

Happy Hormones Workshop

The Pill: Are you sure it’s for you? By Jane Bennett and Alexandra Pope

Sweetening the Pill by Holly Grigg-Spall

Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Tori Weschler

Weston A. Price Foundation

Recovering from the Birth Control Pill and Other Hormonal Contraceptives by Kim Schuette

Pure Radiance Vitamin C

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Episode 80 | Vitamin Quality, Birth Control, Miscarriage & More

We are back with another one of our favorite types of episodes, listener questions! We love these episodes because they allow us to connect with you directly, our listener, and really get down to the specific issues and topics you have on your heart. Today’s questions have come from Instagram messages and emails that we’ve received since our last listener question episode (episode 68) and we’re excited to dive into these questions with you.

Today’s topics vary from explaining pricey supplements to your significant other to healthy eating on a budget, our favorite green powders, non-toxic birth control methods and how to deal emotionally when you become pregnant after a miscarriage. We’re sharing our personal thoughts, feelings and experiences to help answer your questions and we’ve got a little something for everyone today!

If you have questions or are interested in a certain nutrition or lifestyle topic, please don’t hesitate to reach out! We’d love to share your question on an episode like this or even create an episode around a topic of interest. Email justine@alowellness.com to connect!

Highlight Reel:

02:35 | How do I explain pricey supplements to my husband?

08:56 | What’s your take on green powders?

23:28 | Non-toxic birth control?

31:10 | I’m dealing with chronic inflammation, what’s going on?

37:30 | I’ve had two miscarriage and now I’m pregnant, how do I overcome the fear and anxiety?

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