Episodes
Weight and fat storage changes for many reasons for the female body. Some of this is normal, while some can indicate an imbalance or hormone issue. During menopause, many women struggle to adapt to the hormone shifts and typically gain some weight.  In this episode, I am sharing more about what is behind the menopause weight and how you can support your body through it.  Learn more about the 6 Month Program: https://drbethwestie.com/fhs-waitlist/
Published 05/16/22
I often get asked how I keep balance in my life or how I deal with certain situations and today I am diving deeper into it!  It is always my goal to be transparent about my life so that I can encourage other women and offer support.  Learn more about the 6 Month Program: https://drbethwestie.com/fhs-waitlist/
Published 05/12/22
Dr. Melanie Icard has been in the medical field within the hospital setting for over 10 years. Dr Icard is fluent in English and speaks some Spanish. Specializing in anti-aging medicine, natural pain management and reversal, natural and traditional aesthetics, ozone therapy, and mind body medicine. She has extensive training in biological medicine, Prolotherapy & PRP, FemiWave, aesthetics, and ozone therapy. To connect with Dr. Melanie Icard and learn more about available treatment...
Published 05/09/22
It's all about calories in, calories out, right?  No!  The female body is much more complex than a simple calorie equation. This is why cutting calories often backfires on women and gives the opposite result!  In this episode I am diving deeper into the truth about calories and a better approach to weight loss and wellness. Learn more about the 6 Month Program: https://drbethwestie.com/fhs-waitlist/
Published 05/05/22
If you have been feeling stuck, stressed and overwhelmed this episode is going to be for you. I have women asking all the time, what else can they do or take to get out of the rut, help deal with the stress and make some forward progress. And while  it can be super beneficial to add in very specific thing to help, that is only 50% of the equation. In this episode I am talking about the other 50%, which is really focusing on the external factors that are impacting the stress your body is...
Published 05/02/22
Today I wanted to talk a bit about the history of different fad diets, and the likelihood of it leading to disordered eating.   One of the biggest things I run into when I start working with women, is they feel like they are eating too much. And when we really dig into this, often times we realize how little they have been eating. The concept of what a normal day of eating looks like, is often unclear for so many women. When we have a history of diet after diet, it can be so tough to shift...
Published 04/28/22
Today I wanted to talk about the best foods to eat. I recently got a questions from a woman who was looking for some guidance on how to determine what is actually healthy and what is just marketed to be. She was specifically asking about low fat or no fat products. So I dive a bit into my thought process around this. There is so much conflicting information out there that it can really tough. So how do we determine what we should be looking for? In this episode I’m going to give you some...
Published 04/25/22
Today I want to talk about motivation for working out. How do you stay motivated and encouraged to keep going on a fitness plan? There are a couple different thought processes we can have when it comes to exercise. The first being that the main goal of working out is to burn fat and burn off the calories of what I’ve eaten. When we start to venture down this road of thinking that the purpose of working out is to burn off food we are eating, or that its purely to achieve an aesthetic. This...
Published 04/18/22
Today I wanted to talk about libido. One of the main questions I get asked is around libido and how to know whether or not its in a healthy place or not. The first thing I want to say is that having a libido is healthy, you should have a libido. If you have not had a libido Now the other thing to mention is that men and women are going to have differing libidos. For men often times they have a libido at any day, at any time. Whereas for women, often times our libido is higher around...
Published 04/14/22
What is the 6 month Female Hormone Solution? It gives us the opportunity to work together for 6 months, giving you the support you need to truly get the best results when it comes to health, hormones and weight loss. This amount of time gives us the ability to really correct most hormone issues that are going on whether they be related to sex hormones or adrenal hormones (hello stress!). It also offers more flexibility for life to happen. Let’s be honest, things happen and sometimes we get...
Published 04/11/22
Today I am talking about happiness. I want to know when the last time you did something to just make yourself happy? With no other ties to it. How often do you think about your own happiness? It’s important to understand that your overall lifestyle is going to impact your health and the results you are able to get and happiness is a part of that. In this episode we are diving more into the importance of your own happiness. Waitlist for the 6 Month Program:...
Published 04/04/22
Randi Miller is a proud mom to twin girls, a hairstylist of 22 years and a holistic health practitioner. Her journey into health and fitness goes back to 2001. She was "that girl" that had trouble losing weight most of her life and one day decided to become a personal trainer and get her diploma in holistic nutrition. She found a love and passion for helping others that struggled with weight issues like herself. In 2013 her life changed once again after going through IVF. She found a relation...
Published 03/28/22
I am dedicating today's episode to discussing how exercise impacts your metabolism. Working on your metabolism involves so much more than doing some quick fat burning hack or high intensity workout. You can make small, consistent changes in your nutrition and lifestyle to enhance your metabolism and achieve those goals.  Metabolism is essentially how your body processes and converts into energy. The goal of this episode is to open the conversation around these issues and share ways you can...
Published 03/21/22
Stephanie and Valentina are hosts from the Feme Sole podcast. Feme sole is a different kind of relationship podcast. One that focuses on strengthening a woman's relationship with herself. Find Stephanie and Valentina:  instagram/thefemesolepod
Published 03/14/22
I am dedicating today's episode to minerals! Minerals, like magnesium, sodium and potassium are vital to long term health. Most of us don't get enough minerals from our food so I often recommend supplementing with electrolytes.  Without proper minerals our cells won't function efficiently and we actually won't get true hydration. The goal of this episode is to shed light on this topic and share ways to improve your health. Learn more about the 1 to 1 program here:...
Published 03/07/22
Named “Person of the Year” by Masters of Health Magazine, Jeffrey Smith wrote the world’s bestselling book on GMOs, directed 5 documentaries, delivered 1000 lectures and 1000 interviews in 45 countries, trained 1500 speakers, and organized over 10,000 grassroots advocates in 25 years of service. He has consulted elected officials and world leaders on every continent, been quoted in The New York Times, Washington Post, and Time Magazine, and regularly appears on major broadcast media,...
Published 02/28/22
I am dedicating today's episode to discussing gaslighting, abuse and how it impacts your health. Mental and emotional health has a big link to your health, and people in your life impact this. It is so important to identify abuse and gaslighting around you to protect yourself and others.  Women who are undergoing emotional or physical abuse have a much harder time reaching their health goals. The goal of this episode is to shed light on what abuse looks like and how to maintain healthy...
Published 02/21/22
Krista Resnick is an empowerment coach, leadership expert and self care evangelist.  She believes you were put on this earth to ENJOY LIFE.  She believes you were put on this earth for a purpose. She believes you are meant to live in joy, peace and freedom. She believes in HARMONY-where everything in life works together seamlessly.  Everything she does is to help driven, successful women live lives free of stress, overwhelm and exhaustion.  Find Krista: ...
Published 02/14/22
Happy 400 episodes!!! I wanted to celebrate with a fun couples podcast. In this episode, I am joined by my husband and I interview him with some fun and random questions.  We hope you laugh along with us and enjoy the fun, as we share some funny stories and a peek inside the life of the Westie's.  15% OFF Sambucol orders of $9.99 or more with code HEALTH15: https://sambucolusa.com/
Published 02/10/22
I am dedicating today's episode to discussing exercise and your cycle. As an athlete, I am so passionate about helping women understand how to maximize performance and rest throughout the different phases of their cycle and life.  Reaching your fitness and exercise goals involves much more than just following one workout program or spending an hour each day at the gym. The goal of this episode is to open the conversation around these issues and share ways you can improve your health.  15%...
Published 02/07/22
I am dedicating today's episode to discussing feeling "touched out". This essentially means you are at your emotional, physical, mental limit or spread too thin and have nothing left to give.  Most of us have experienced this feeling, and I have definitely been through it myself. Balancing work, life, family, relationships, personal goals... it can be too much! The goal of this episode is to open the conversation around these issues and share ways you can improve your health.  15% OFF...
Published 02/03/22
Dasha Agoulnik is a registered dietitian, 4x published nutrition researcher, and 2x award winning bikini athlete. She graduated from the top Nutrition graduate program in the country, Tufts University’s Friedman School. Her research and coaching focuses on optimizing metabolic and digestive health through nutrition and exercise. CorePerform has helped over 300 people (and growing) get results in just 3 months with 100% success. Check out coreperform.com for free anti-inflammatory recipes and...
Published 01/31/22
I am dedicating today's episode to discussing the key to long term success - coaching & accountability. Every successful person has had a coach at some point - think about athletes, musicians, artists, moms!  It's important to recognize this because so many women think they have to do everything on their own and without help. In reality, asking for help is best (and sometimes only) way to succeed! The goal of this episode is to open the conversation around these issues and share ways you...
Published 01/27/22
I am dedicating today's episode to sharing my thoughts and response to hot topic issues. My personal viewpoint on many things is for me and my family and I often don't share this to my professional platform because I want to leave room for different perspectives from the women around me and those who follow me.  In this episode, I share a few topics and my typical response and perspective when handling these conversations. The goal of this episode is to open the conversation around these...
Published 01/24/22