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Fats Loss, Intestine Well being and Hormone Imbalance with Dr. Stacy Sims

Welcome to The Betty Rocker Present! You’ll acknowledge at the moment’s standard visitor should you’ve been following my present for any period of time! Dr. Stacy Sims is a powerhouse within the well being house who’s on a mission to assist and empower girls with women-specific analysis and science.

If you’re new to her work, Dr. Stacy Sims is a scientist, educator and chief within the area of girls particular analysis in well being, diet and train. She served as an train physiologist and diet scientist at Stanford College from 2007 by 2012.

Her first e book Roar teaches women-specific coaching and diet ideas throughout the lifespan, and her newest e book Subsequent Degree is designed particularly for the peri and put up menopausal feminine athlete.

In previous episodes we’ve damaged down the subjects from her books, together with consuming and coaching methods for ladies of their reproductive years, issues for the tablet, consuming and coaching methods for ladies in perimenopause and put up menopause, and dialog about women-specific analysis.

In the present day we’re digging into…

  • How intestine well being impacts us from a hormone perspective over the course of our lives,
  • Issues for these with PCOS,
  • Details about iron deficiency and how you can navigate it,
  • How getting extra residual motion in day by day aids in fats loss,
  • The advantages of utilizing a creatine monohydrate complement for ladies,
  • Cold and hot coaching therapies for ladies,
  • Methods for coping with scorching flashes, and
  • Discussing the best way the media portrays details about girls’s well being and what they get incorrect.

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Betty Rocker (00:02):
Welcome to The Betty Rocker Present the place to be to nourish your thoughts, love your physique, and rock your life.

Betty Rocker (00:14):
What’s up, rock stars Coach Betty Rocker right here. Thanks a lot for becoming a member of me at the moment for what Guarantees to be an incredible dialog with my good good friend, Dr. Stacy Sims, who I’m guessing you’ve heard about earlier than or heard me speak to earlier than, as this might be our fourth podcast episode collectively, if you’re new to her work. Dr. Sims is a scientist, educator and chief within the area of girls particular analysis and well being, diet and train. She served as an train physiologist and diet scientist at Stanford College from 2007 by 2012. Her first e book, ROAR teaches girls particular coaching and diet ideas throughout the lifespan. And her newest e book Subsequent Degree is designed particularly for the peri- and post-menopausal feminine athlete.

In previous episodes, we’ve damaged down optimum coaching and diet methods for ladies in all life levels. So have a hearken to these conversations for extra on these subjects. In the present day we’re digging into how intestine well being impacts us from a hormone perspective over the course of our lives. Issues for PCOS extra about iron deficiency and how you can navigate it, cold and warm coaching therapies for ladies, methods for coping with scorching flashes and discussing the best way the media portrays details about girls’s well being and what they get incorrect. I believe you’ll get loads out of this dialog. So be a part of me in welcoming Dr. Stacy Sims to the present. Welcome again, Dr. Stacy Sims, how fantastic to see you.

Dr. Stacy Sims (01:47):
Thanks for having me. I’m excited to speak with you once more. It’s all the time enjoyable, all the time good to share data.

Betty Rocker (01:54):
It’s so nice to share and also you’ve been placing out an incredible physique of labor since we final talked: logs, podcasts, articles, interviews, your new membership, which has stay chat with you. And it’s simply actually a tremendous quantity of assets to assist us navigate and make sense of all the, I really feel like conflicting data that’s on the market for ladies.

Dr. Stacy Sims (02:21):
And I really feel prefer it’s turning into increasingly skewed as we begin to see mass media leap onto a few of the context or relatively skew the context of a few of the science.

Betty Rocker (02:32):
And simply earlier than we began recording, we have been speaking about two totally different articles which have come out in two massive publications that I observe. One was within the Washington Submit; one was within the New York Instances. Let’s speak slightly bit about these articles as a result of they’re each masking subjects which can be about girls’s well being and so they’re so fascinating. The primary one that you just dropped at my consideration;the Washington Submit article was about cycle coaching for ladies. And I didn’t learn that one but, however why don’t you inform us about what they have been recommending and what did they get proper and what did they get incorrect?

Dr. Stacy Sims (03:09):
Effectively, now that there’s a giant buzz about “cycle sync,” and if you’re trying on the precise physiology and science of the menstrual cycle and the way your physique is affected, you’ll be able to see that there are totally different protein expressions for higher muscle improvement within the low hormone part. We see totally different immune responses to your physique’s extra resilient to emphasize. And the low hormone part, you’ve higher capability for utilizing carbohydrates. It’s higher for depth and restoration. However if you have a look at simply blanket sport science analysis and a few of the new meta-analyses which have come out, their methodology of simply sport science isn’t sturdy sufficient to say that there are any variations between the [inaudible 00:03:52] part. So then when that feeds ahead into the media or it feeds ahead into the medical world, they seize onto it and say, “Oh, there’s no impact to the menstrual cycle.”

However if you have a look at outdoors of it and also you’re trying on the nuances of girls and also you’re saying, okay, properly cycle syncing is admittedly following your individual menstrual cycle. Realizing that the undercurrent is, there are these variations between the phases the place you’ll be able to manipulate your coaching to be extra advantageous for you in sure locations, however actually realizing your individual cycle in order that days that you just’re actually onto it and different days that you just’re flat so you’ll be able to periodize your coaching in accordance with your cycle. However what the media missteps is that they don’t put that individualization, they’re like, “There’s no proof, you recognize, cease saying this as a result of there’s no proof.” So then if you hear it from New York Instances or Washington Submit or a few of these different folks which can be actually making an attempt to debunk it, to me, I really feel prefer it disempowers girls. ‘Trigger the principle factor about menstrual cycle monitoring is it offers girls extra consciousness of their very own physique and so they can take a maintain of their very own physiology and actually practice for themselves.

But when they’re studying in these actually extensive learn, revered publications that it’s bullshit, then it actually places girls again. I really feel prefer it pushes girls again as a result of each time an article like that comes out, I get pinged on Instagram or I get emails about, “What is that this? How come is that they’re saying this?” And so I’ve to undergo the entire like, “oh, okay, properly these are the issues in physiology that we see, and it’s important to observe your individual cycle to know it, and you’ll work with your individual cycle,” however that’s the factor that will get missed out. And the medical folks aren’t speaking concerning the nuances of a person lady. They’re trying on the complete bell curve. And we all know each lady’s cycle is totally different.

Betty Rocker (05:49):
I actually appreciated the way you identified how it’s important to be your individual cycle and seeing what’s occurring with your individual cycle. After all, I put on the Oura ring and so they have come out, they’ve consistently making an attempt to replace and improve their app, and so they got here out with the brand new model of the ring this previous yr, which measures your basal physique temperature. So it’s, mine is all the time so spot on after I’m monitoring, I take advantage of it to trace my cycle that method. And ever since I’ve been tuned into this technique of occupied with my cycle and the way it works, I’ve had the arrogance to begin coaching tougher as quickly as I get my interval. I really feel… it really isn’t, and I’m a person. Some girls might have a very heavy movement and so they really feel extra drained the primary couple of days of their interval, and we’re all people, which is your level.

However the hormones change as soon as we begin to get our interval, we’re in what you name the low hormone part or the follicular part, and that’s the time after we can push arduous. I imply, I hit PRs at the moment in my coaching and that felt superior. Are you able to guess the place I’m at in my cycle? I famous in direction of the top of my cycle within the luteal part to up my creatine consumption because-

Dr. Stacy Sims (07:10):

Betty Rocker (07:10):
… of stuff that you just’ve been speaking about lately. And fast tangent, inform us why creatine is so essential for ladies and why we ought to be utilizing it as a complement.

Dr. Stacy Sims (07:23):
Yeah. I believe creatine nonetheless has the historical past of the bodybuilding set of males are utilizing it within the fitness center to actually load up and get good muscle efficiency and bulk out, however that’s not what it’s about. Everybody produces creatine. Our liver produces about one gram a day, and it’s actually essential for all what we name the quick energetics of the physique. So issues like sustaining our intestinal integrity in order that we aren’t getting GI misery or IBS signs. It’s actually good for mind well being as a result of our mind is all the time energetic and we’d like creatine for that. And we’re coronary heart well being and naturally muscle efficiency. So if we’re simply utilizing a very low dose of three grams on the most, 5 grams of creatine a day, it boosts our saturation ranges. And girls have round 70% of the shops of males, and we’re not truly producing as a lot as our physique wants or our exercise ranges that we’re doing after we’re energetic.

So simply by supplementing with the creatine monohydrate, ideally instantized, as a result of then you definitely don’t have unwanted effects. You’re simply boosting all of these, I suppose, vitality ranges. And we’ve seen some randomized management trials the place girls who’ve actually dangerous depressive episodes or anxious episodes, and so they’re normally placed on a serotonin reuptake inhibitor once they’re utilizing creatine with a really, very low dose of SSRI, they get out of the symptomology loads quicker and keep out of it. So creatine is admittedly essential for neurotransmitter and mind well being. And so after we’re beginning to seeing increasingly of this data getting out, particularly even in pregnant girls as a result of they undergo creatine actually, actually shortly. So boosting creatine ranges is admittedly essential in being pregnant as properly. And individuals are like, “Effectively, why can’t I simply eat the meat merchandise for it?” It’s like, “Effectively, it’s important to have a 3 six-ounce parts of steak with a purpose to get the identical degree of creatine that you’d get from a half a teaspoon of the creatine monohydrate complement.” So yeah.

Betty Rocker (09:37):
Thanks for that tangent. And I had shared with you lately that I had experimented with creatine HCL as a result of there’s a whole lot of experimental information about it, and the analysis is pretty new. And wouldn’t you recognize it? I received blood work again saying that I used to be severely dehydrated. My kidneys weren’t functioning very properly, and I attributed it that was the one factor I had modified in that interval, and I received again on the monohydrate and am very glad to have had your steerage as a result of yeah-

Dr. Stacy Sims (10:08):

Betty Rocker (10:08):
It was like all of us do. All of us strive issues out, guys. I’m simply the identical as anyone trying round on the lookout for the subsequent smartest thing. And this was an incredible good experiment that happily didn’t have any actual penalties besides that I received dehydrated and bounced proper again. However great-

Dr. Stacy Sims (10:28):

Betty Rocker (10:28):
… nice tangent there. After which one other actually essential factor of our eating regimen that our wants actually go up for within the luteal part is protein. And-

Dr. Stacy Sims (10:37):

Betty Rocker (10:37):
… our protein wants go up at totally different instances of our lives as a consequence of how energetic we’re, what our targets are. As an illustration, after we’re older and we need to keep muscle mass, we’d like extra protein at totally different instances in our lives. And this New York Instances article that I despatched you at the moment was about it. This text actually mentioned, you’re in all probability getting sufficient protein. After which it went to these previous RDA numbers. That’s the advisable dietary allowance for anyone who’s unsure what that RDA meant. These previous suggestions have been 0.8 kilograms per pound of physique weight, which may be very low quantity. And that’s actually, I believe that was a research performed on sedentary males and that was what it was based mostly on. And so certain, you’ll be able to survive on that very low quantity of protein, however is it optimum and it doesn’t actually serve your wants as a lady in peri or put up menopause, a energetic athletic lady who’s younger and also you’re biking. I imply, you inform us. This text was crap.

Dr. Stacy Sims (11:48):
Sure, it was. And I simply received this place stand that I’ve been engaged on for nearly two years. It received printed final week, finish of final week. And I speak particularly about protein and protein wants. So after we’re an article like that and so they’re utilizing the very previous RDA, it’s like, wait, that is very previous science. It’s based mostly on male information and generalized to girls as a result of they are saying, “Oh, sedentary older males have across the identical quantity of muscle mass,” however they don’t have a look at the standard of the muscle mass and what girls want. So we all know that premenopausal girls, they want round 12% extra protein within the luteal part. So that is above and past that one gram per kilogram of physique weight that individuals are speaking about. So we’re trying round that two grams per kilogram of physique weight within the luteal part or about one one-ish grams per pound.

After which within the follicular part about 1.8 grams. So it’s nearly that 1.9 grams per pound. So if you’re occupied with, okay, if somebody’s 120 kilos, you’re trying between 120 and 130 grams of protein a day and evenly distributed. However if you get into perimenopause, and it is a actually nice research that got here out final week, muscle high quality and protein and nitrogen turnover, not solely do you’ve much less of the muscle mass, the standard of the muscle will not be as sturdy as if you’re premenopausal. So that you’re muscle contraction, how a lot [inaudible 00:13:33] it might retailer, the way it features.

However there’s additionally a unfavourable nitrogen stability. In order that implies that the physique is breaking down extra protein and never recycling it and never constructing lean mass except you’re doing a little form of intervention. We additionally know that as you grow old, no matter age, you turn into extra anabolically resistant. So it’s actually troublesome to construct lean mass. And we see that discernible level in girls who’re peri and put up menopause. So the protein consumption for ladies who’re older is sitting round 2.2 to 2.4 grams no matter the place they’re of their menstrual cycle, as a result of perimenopause is far and wide and put up menopause, you want to actually hit that increased finish of protein.

Betty Rocker (14:20):
And if you say 2.4 grams per kilogram, proper?

Dr. Stacy Sims (14:23):

Betty Rocker (14:24):
And beforehand Stacy, as a result of we all know that we would like extra protein within the luteal part than the follicular part. And I believe you mentioned two grams per pound beforehand for and however I believe you talked about [inaudible 00:14:38]-

Dr. Stacy Sims (14:37):
Two grams per kilo. Two grams per kilo, which is about that one gram per pound.

Betty Rocker (14:43):
Proper? Sure.

Dr. Stacy Sims (14:44):

Betty Rocker (14:44):
Simply wished to make clear as a result of there’s loads to compute. So basically-

Dr. Stacy Sims (14:47):
Getting in there.

Betty Rocker (14:49):
For those who keep on with that one gram per pound of physique weight best within the luteal part, and also you perhaps are just a bit bit, you could be get away with slightly bit lower than that within the follicular part, however in each circumstances, it’s best to be getting that load, that quantity, up there. And this isn’t that…. And 0.8 grams per kilogram is a part of why all of us get confused as a result of we kind of like, “Wait, what’s the calculation to get to kilos?” As a result of we’re, after all, within the kilos system.

Dr. Stacy Sims (15:18):
Yeah. Sorry, that’s my fault.

Betty Rocker (15:23):
So, it will get slightly… No, no, no. It’s not anyone’s fault. It’s the silly system that doesn’t have only one… Why can’t we simply have one system that everyone will get to make use of?

Dr. Stacy Sims (15:31):
I do know.

Betty Rocker (15:33):
It’s so dumb. However I simply need to ensure.

Dr. Stacy Sims (15:34):
Yeah, being an expat. I actually admire the metric system as a result of it is sensible.

Betty Rocker (15:39):
It does.

Dr. Stacy Sims (15:39):
The imperial system within the States is like, oh gosh, it’s actually arduous to transform.

Betty Rocker (15:44):
It’s very arduous to transform. I utterly agree. It’s very difficult. However I simply need girls to know what we’re speaking about.

So, again to what you have been saying about per and postmenopausal girls, that 2.4 to 2.8, did you say?

Dr. Stacy Sims (15:59):
2.2 to 2.4. So, it’s about 1-

Betty Rocker (16:02):
Grams grams kilogram.

Dr. Stacy Sims (16:03):

Betty Rocker (16:04):
1.2 to 1.5?

Dr. Stacy Sims (16:07):
About, yeah, for pound.

Betty Rocker (16:09):
Grams per pound of physique weight.

Dr. Stacy Sims (16:11):

Betty Rocker (16:11):
Yeah. And I like to assist girls take into consideration this by seeing, look, attempt to get, particularly for breakfast, like 30 to 40 grams of protein in your breakfast. Simply should you’re having bother with all of the calculations and also you’re unsure about your physique weight and all these items, simply begin with that. And first begin by seeing how a lot protein you’re consuming now, and simply see how one can simply incrementally go slightly bit increased than that. As a result of typically folks get sticker shock and so they’re like, “This seems like a lot protein.”

Dr. Stacy Sims (16:40):
I do know.

Betty Rocker (16:42):
And that’s why these forms of articles could be actually damaging is as a result of, such as you mentioned at first of this, they undermine the work that’s been performed. And I truly did an article about this on the weblog, my weblog, lately, the place I went and seemed up all of the newer analysis that debunks that previous nonsense. And there may be a lot. And that’s why I’m like, these journalists are being irresponsible. They’re not truly on the lookout for the newer information.

Dr. Stacy Sims (17:06):

Betty Rocker (17:06):
They’re simply counting on previous, regurgitated crap that has been simply on the market perpetually. I believe it’s time to uplevel that dialog.

Dr. Stacy Sims (17:18):
I really feel like I would like to write down a letter to the editor about that one simply because it’s-

Betty Rocker (17:22):
I believe you must.

Dr. Stacy Sims (17:23):
… so damning. One other solution to actually take into consideration protein and consumption is you desire a fist-size portion of protein at each meal.

Betty Rocker (17:33):
That’s nice.

Dr. Stacy Sims (17:33):
And so when folks have a look at it’s like, “Oh, it’s two and a half eggs. It’s a handful of nuts and seeds with oatmeal.” So that you’re actually what’s palm measurement or fist-size portion of protein. So, we are saying fist measurement is round 25 grams. So, for ladies who’re on the lookout for that 30 to 40, it’s like fist and a half. Nevertheless it’s slightly bit higher to visualise if you’re going, “Oh, what’s my fist appear like?”

Betty Rocker (18:02):
Yeah, that’s useful. And remembering that totally different meals include totally different vitamins.

Dr. Stacy Sims (18:07):

Betty Rocker (18:07):
It’s totally different should you’re speaking a couple of palm measurement of a rooster breast versus a palm measurement of nuts and seeds, which even have a whole lot of fats in addition to some protein. And if you’re occupied with your high quality, top quality natural protein powders, should you’re going to make use of a protein powder. Bear in mind a whole lot of protein powders are made by servings which can be within the 20 to 25 gram vary of protein. And do not forget that you are able to do a serving and a half or two servings of your protein powder, simply double it up or one and a half instances it to actually get the quantity that you just want for your self so that you don’t must really feel like that is so arduous to do.

However anyway, simply wished to debunk a few these current articles in context of our dialog, as a result of these items is simply so… Such as you mentioned, it takes us backwards and it-

Dr. Stacy Sims (18:54):
It does.

Betty Rocker (18:56):
… and it undermines what girls are studying about themselves. The cycle sync, I received to learn that article within the Washington Submit. It’s seems like they have been simply saying, “That’s not a factor. Cycle syncing isn’t even an actual factor. There isn’t information on the market that claims that there’s any variations within the phases of a lady cycle,” when any lady can let you know she feels otherwise round her interval. A whole lot of girls can inform once they ovulate.

Dr. Stacy Sims (19:19):

Betty Rocker (19:19):
It like, “[inaudible 00:19:21].”

Dr. Stacy Sims (19:20):
I do know.

Betty Rocker (19:22):

Effectively, I suppose within the context of the present political local weather and what else is going on in america with how they’re taking away every kind of rights for women-

Dr. Stacy Sims (19:30):
I do know.

Betty Rocker (19:30):
… is it actually, actually shocking that they’re on the market making an attempt to say, “Oh, there’s no distinction within the phases of your cycle.” What a bunch of crap.

Dr. Stacy Sims (19:37):
I do know. I do know, it’s very irritating. And that one article is admittedly irritating as a result of I talked to the journalist and I despatched her a web page value of references to look into, and I can inform by the best way the article was written, that she didn’t do it. So, yeah, it’s such as you attempt to be accountable and assist journalists after which they aren’t that proactive. There are positively exception to the rule although, there are some actually good ones.

Betty Rocker (20:05):
And the system is tousled, too, for folks. Our healthcare system is tousled. Our information system is tousled. There’s loads occurring proper now in our world, and that’s why conversations like this are so essential to have and to hearken to.

For these of you guys listening, thanks for listening as a result of we expect, I believe Stacy would agree, we simply need girls to have entry to top quality data, the most recent analysis, Data that’s been particularly studied on girls’s our bodies.

And in addition one of many issues I cherished in Ladies aren’t Small Males was the exercise the place you… This was one among Stacy’s programs that you could undergo. The exercise the place you had us learn totally different articles, and then you definitely had us suppose critically concerning the article from totally different viewpoints. And it was actually fascinating as a result of we’re so used to studying scientific… Effectively, not all people’s used to studying scientific articles. However mainly we expect if we discover it on Google, it have to be true, or we discover it in a scientific article, it have to be true. Effectively, there’s a scientific article and I’m going to plug that in on the finish of my weblog, and that implies that what I mentioned is true or actual.

However the studying to be discerning about the best way that they designed the research, the best way that… Who did they omit of the research? Are the interpretations and conclusions that they’re making within the research actually related to you? Did they research anybody such as you? What did the researchers even take into consideration once they have been designing the research? And that was fascinating to do this, and it modified the best way that I seemed on the literature from then on.

Dr. Stacy Sims (21:39):
Oh, good.

Betty Rocker (21:39):
Very useful.

Dr. Stacy Sims (21:41):
Good. I really feel like each time I peer evaluation an article, I’m pulling a few of the authors up for simply studying the summary and going with what the summary says. I used to be like, “It is advisable to dig deeper.” As a result of I’m like, “Wait, you’re a scientist who’s making an attempt to get this paper printed, and but you’re not digging truly into the analysis to see what the outcomes and every thing say.” So, it’s turning into a part of the fault of the system. So, I’m hoping that increasingly reviewers are going to be sturdy about choosing out issues. In any other case, who is aware of what’s going to finish up as a scientific journal article. However, sure, I all the time inform folks, learn the strategies, learn the outcomes, and have a look at that particularly earlier than you go into the dialogue and the summary, as a result of the researcher bias is usually within the dialogue and the summary.

Betty Rocker (22:37):
It’s so fascinating. Effectively, happily we now have folks such as you to assist translate a whole lot of these items for us.

Dr. Stacy Sims (22:42):
Yeah, thanks. Thanks.

Betty Rocker (22:43):
And one factor, we’ve been speaking loads in my group about intestine well being lately, and it’s such an essential and fascinating subject that’s so relative to our menstrual cycle, there’s adjustments that occur as we get into perimenopause, as we get into menopause. There’s an influence for many who are coping with issues like PCOS.

I’d love to speak slightly bit about some ways in which we should always take into consideration optimizing our intestine well being and why that’s so essential.

Dr. Stacy Sims (23:14):
Yeah. First, I’ll give the geeky overview of what’s occurring with the gut-

Betty Rocker (23:19):

Dr. Stacy Sims (23:19):
… particularly after we’re speaking about intercourse hormones. So, sometimes, somebody thinks about our intercourse hormones is like, “Oh, okay, the ovaries launch estrogen, and the corpus luteum releases progesterone, and so they flow into and so they do their factor,” which isn’t 100% true. What occurs with these intercourse hormones is that they go to the liver to be metabolized. And what I imply by that’s they’re sure up with intercourse hormone binding globulin. So should you get your blood check outcomes, they all the time have intercourse hormone binding globulin along with your intercourse hormones. As a result of they get sure to the intercourse hormone binding globulin after which get excreted into the intestine by bile. So, you’re seeing that your intercourse hormones are literally sure up after which they get excreted into your intestines. And there, your little intestine bugs unbind it and shoot it again out into circulations. So now, your intercourse hormones can truly do the factor.

So, after we’re issues like PCOS, endometriosis, perimenopause, post-menopause, we now have vital variations in our intestine microbiome as a result of we’re having totally different ranges of those intercourse hormones. And so the quantity of sure bugs in our intestine that’s accountable for sustaining extra of a hormone stability and sustaining the circulation of our intercourse hormones is off. So if we’re somebody with PCOS and so they have a better androgenicity, so which means they’ve a better degree of energetic testosterone in addition to irritation due to a few of the facets of PCOS, we actually need to disseminate down into the intestine.

And so there’s new analysis popping out and particular strains. And no matter what these strains are, we all know that should you’re consuming a very good, excessive degree of greens, fruit, nuts, seeds which have a excessive fiber content material, it will increase the quantity of those bugs which can be accountable for hormone stability and lowering irritation.

So after we see issues like PCOS, so what’s a PCOS eating regimen? And also you’re it from a excessive contact, it’s actually a number of fibrous fruits and veg, not a whole lot of the short hit processed meals and actually good protein. As a result of should you’re doing the fibrous fruit and veg and good protein, it creates a variety within the intestine that basically does assist metabolize the hormones and actually stabilize irritation and cut back insulin resistance.

And when you’ll be able to pull that ahead into perimenopause, as properly. As a result of with perimenopause, you begin shedding the ratio your physique’s used to. So that you’re having extra estrogen dominance sooner or later. Perhaps you’ve a burst of testosterone since you’ve had an ovulatory cycle. However since you’re not having a very good pulse of those hormones and your physique’s going, “Hey, what’s occurring?,” as a result of it’s altering a lot, there’s a major discount within the variety of the intestine, the place we begin to see extra of an obesogenic sort intestine microbiome. So, it’s the sorts of bugs that promote weight problems, visceral fats acquire.

And we will counter this by growing, once more, our actually good fibrous veggies, slightly little bit of fruit, and that protein hit. However it’s important to truly have a look at what else am I going to do to assist with the variety? And that is the place that dash interval coaching or true excessive depth work comes into play. As a result of there’s a crosstalk between the train and the hormones which can be accountable for fats improvement, particularly the visceral fats, the place that prime depth work tells the visceral fats to go away, and it additionally helps create an setting of warmth and hypoxia that form of kills off the obesogenic bugs, and encourages the expansion of the micro organism that helps with lean mass and holding physique fats down. So, after we’re , as we grow old, we’d like the mixture of fine fiber meals and excessive depth work with a purpose to create this crosstalk between the bugs and physique composition.

Betty Rocker (27:39):
Wow. I’ve by no means heard it put in these phrases precisely earlier than. That’s so cool, so particular. But one more reason to actually up your fiber consumption. And that is one thing that lots of people are lacking due to comfort meals, due to time scarcity, due to simply not perhaps realizing how important that’s.

And we speak loads about intestine motility as properly and the way essential it’s to be having common bowel actions as a result of we do want to dump a few of these estrogenic compounds, right-

Dr. Stacy Sims (28:11):

Betty Rocker (28:11):
… by the bowels, mainly.

Dr. Stacy Sims (28:16):

Betty Rocker (28:16):
So, that’s an excellent essential, and with out sufficient fiber in your eating regimen, you received’t have these common bowel actions, and that may additionally trigger a better estrogen burden in your system.

Dr. Stacy Sims (28:30):

Betty Rocker (28:31):
And we’re speaking slightly bit about fats loss right here. One of many issues we discuss, and we simply talked about this in your final assembly, was about residual motion and the way essential that’s for fats loss. I do know we discuss energy coaching and the way essential that’s. Excessive depth interval coaching is so essential. And in addition, residual motion being kind of an neglected side of fats loss. And because of this we discuss strolling and getting out and strolling after you ate a meal is likely one of the greatest instances to stroll as a result of it helps stabilize your insulin degree, it helps your intestine motility operate higher. You need to add on to this? As a result of I’m all about this.

Dr. Stacy Sims (29:12):
Yeah, no, I see a whole lot of girls are like, “Hey, I’m doing all these items and I’m nonetheless not shedding physique fats.” I’m like, “Effectively, are you doing the issues and sitting the remainder of the day?” As a result of if you’re, we see analysis that exhibits that sitting the remainder of the day, even with actions, is simply the identical as being sedentary. In order that incidental motion and strolling is so essential for general vascular well being, for metabolic well being, for getting physique composition change that you really want. Usually, I’ll have girls who’re like, “I’m doing the issues. I’m doing dash interval coaching, I’m doing the heavy lifting, but it surely’s nonetheless not any physique composition change.” So I’m like, “Okay, properly at the least twice per week attempt to hit 20,000 steps a day, simply by incidental train.” After which they begin turning into increasingly conscious of how a lot they’re sitting and their incidental train simply will increase. It’s not a coaching session, it’s not going out and saying, “I have to stroll for an hour.” It’s ensuring that you just’re shifting, you’re standing, you’re sitting, no matter you might be at your office, all the issues. After which the physique composition actually does begin to shift of their favor. So the incidental stuff isn’t just concerning the weight reduction and the fats loss, but it surely’s all concerning the whole physique well being that you just’re speaking about. So that you’re trying on the vascular well being, the insulin sensitivity, all of these issues, tremendous essential. And yeah, I believe there’s an entire physique of analysis that’s athletes who practice arduous after which sit the remainder of the time, and their metabolic standing and vascular standing isn’t any totally different than somebody who doesn’t train.

Betty Rocker (30:50):
That appears insane to me. I imply, as a result of at the least they’re exercising, proper? That’s good. Do one thing, all or one thing, proper?

Dr. Stacy Sims (30:59):

Betty Rocker (30:59):
And if 20,000 steps seems like loads, I’ll let you know, I take the strain. I all the time attempt to say, have a look at the typical over the course of the week. For those who’re fearful about hitting protein targets, first begin simply by over the course of the week, 70, 80% of the time, are you hitting your protein targets? Together with your step rely, identical to should you can stroll for 10 to fifteen minutes after breakfast, after dinner, attempt to transfer after lunch. I received slightly stair stepper in my home for these days after I can’t go away the pc and I simply… Or it’s too chilly and I simply have to… And get shifting and family chores, cleansing my home.

These are all issues that enhance my step rely. Going procuring, super-duper will increase my step rely. So there’s my days after I get 20,000 steps. Effectively, I went to the mall or the farmer’s market, or I went to an out of doors factor and I walked round and checked out stuff. And people are good for our psychological well being too, to get outdoors and exit and look. And I imply, window procuring, you don’t must spend cash on all of the stuff. You possibly can simply have a look at stuff. It’s okay.

Dr. Stacy Sims (32:02):
Yeah, I do know. It’s nice.

Betty Rocker (32:05):
It’s nice. Yeah. And mountaineering and clearly, however that may additionally really feel kind of seasonal. However because of this you see lots of people, a whole lot of aged folks, you’ll see them within the mall earlier than the department stores even open, getting their steps, strolling. It’s nice. And I can let you know, my superb aunt and uncle who’re of their eighties, they’re out strolling each day and they’re so trim and wholesome and-

Dr. Stacy Sims (32:28):

Betty Rocker (32:29):
… and I’m so pleased with them.

Dr. Stacy Sims (32:31):
And motion facilitates extra motion, proper? So that you’re seeing them strolling and stuff and also you’re like, “Effectively, that’s as a result of they need to stroll and maintain strolling.” And when you cease, it will get actually arduous to get it again. And the older you get, the more severe it’s.

Betty Rocker (32:45):
Yeah. It actually, actually does. In order that’s an incredible overview of intestine well being and the way it impacts us and why it’s so essential to concentrate to our fiber consumption. One other factor that has come up a lot lately has been iron deficiency. I’ve received one lady in my group who’s a vegan athlete, and he or she simply was speaking the opposite day about how she’s feeling lightheaded typically. And we clearly advised her, go get some blood work performed, however have you ever had your iron examined lately? And he or she was, “Oh, ding, ding, ding. That’s occurred to me prior to now. I haven’t considered that in a very long time.” And so she’s going to go get examined. I’ve one other individual in my group who lately was asking what meals are wealthy in iron? So we all know iron is such an essential factor for ladies. Wish to speak… I do know it is a subject that you just’re enthusiastic about.

Dr. Stacy Sims (33:41):
Yeah. From a private degree too, as a result of I fluctuate, I really feel actually good when my ferritin is up round 90 and lately I received examined, it’s right down to 30, however as a result of it’s on the very low finish of regular, they’re like, “Yeah, you’re nice.” I used to be like, “No, I’m not nice.” And that is the issue the place you go get a blood check, they’re like, “Oh, you’re within the regular vary,” however you form of need to know what’s regular for you. So we see shortness of breath, lightheadedness, and actually useless finish fatigue. And these are indicators of not essentially anemia, however low ferritin. And ferritin is a storage type of your iron. So your blood ranges of iron could be nice, however your storage is admittedly dropping as a result of your physique’s making an attempt to maintain your blood ranges up. In order that’s why you need to see each of them.

And we see this vital downside in vegans primarily as a result of, not as a result of they’re not consuming meals which can be wealthy in iron, however they have an inclination to have an excessive amount of fiber that they get too full earlier than they will truly get the iron they want. And we additionally see it in a whole lot of vegan athletes as a result of there’s a residual inflammatory response that occurs after each train session. And when you’ve irritation, you’ve a up rise on this hormone known as hepcidin, and hepcidin inhibits your intestine’s potential to soak up iron. It’s an iron regulatory hormone. So when you have somebody who’s vegan and so they’re doing an train after which they’re consuming or consuming their spirulina smoothie that’s actually excessive in iron, trigger spirulina is excessive in iron, they’re not going to soak up it. So it’s the timing of your meals as properly round your coaching. Then as we grow old, we see that particularly perimenopause and into put up menopause athletes, that the hepcidin can keep elevated for as much as 24 hours after a coaching session.

So if we’re how are we going to get our iron in, we now have to be very cognitive of the place we’re placing our coaching in versus our meals. And if you’re on the low finish and you’ll’t an infusion or something out of your doctor, then you should buy over-the-counter, ideally carbonyl iron. It’s a really excessive bioavailable kind and also you need to take it each different day and never each day, however each different day. And lots of people stand up, they do coaching, they’ve espresso, and each of these issues will inhibit iron absorption. So take it at evening along with your dinner. So that you’re going to have a rise within the quantity of iron that your physique is absorbing as a result of it’s additionally being absorbed by meals and also you need it each different day as a result of when you have it each day, it’s too excessive of an iron load directly and your physique received’t take up it.

So we are saying each different day, ideally should you’re premenopausal and beginning day one among your interval all the best way as much as ovulation, as a result of after ovulation you’ve a enhance within the quantity of circulating hepcidin. Not that you just received’t take up it, but it surely’s not that best. After which should you’re peri or postmenopausal, you need to time your coaching to be within the morning and your iron at evening or your iron within the morning and your coaching within the afternoon so that you just’re actually leveraging that timeframe the place you’re getting that hepcidin at its lowest level to have the ability to take up that iron.

Betty Rocker (37:10):
Thanks for these ideas. I sit up for passing them on to those girls. And I believe the caveat with any of those suggestions are get examined first, earlier than you simply go purchase something over-the-counter and begin dosing your self with it. I discover it completely, it’s insane to me when folks ask medical-based questions in a public discussion board that’s not run by docs or their very own physician. And I get the need to simply have suggestions from different folks, however I additionally discover it harmful typically as a result of I believe individuals are, they don’t perhaps have a health care provider that they really feel comfy with, and they also’re on the lookout for the anecdotal proof from different folks.

However with out your individual blood work, with out testing and with out somebody who’s… As a result of there’s no quick repair for a few of these issues. Generally even your physician must strive some issues out to see how your particular person physique responds. Even one of the best docs don’t know the precise reply to your physique each single time for every thing. So I simply really feel like simply be cautious with the place you’re asking for data and what you’re taking motion on with out actual information to again it up on you your self.

Dr. Stacy Sims (38:21):
Precisely. As a result of the opposite factor about iron is should you simply take it and also you don’t have essentially low iron and your physique doesn’t want it, lots of people might be like, “Oh, I’m going to take iron.” And so they find yourself taking a excessive dose iron complement each day. Then they get iron overload, which has the identical indicators and signs as anemia. So then they go to their doctor and the doctor’s like, “Oh, you’re within the excessive finish of regular, it doesn’t matter.” So that they received’t cease taking it, however then they nonetheless have the fatigue, the shortness of breath, the lightheadedness, and so they’re like, “What’s occurring?” So it’s actually essential that you recognize your individual physique by information such as you simply mentioned. Yeah.

Betty Rocker (39:01):
Yeah. I might say that to be true about so many issues. Now, I need to speak only for a minute about, I lately went by, I had COVID after Christmas, after which about three months later I began having scorching flashes out of nowhere. And naturally I received my blood examined, talking of blood work.

Dr. Stacy Sims (39:19):
Certain, yeah.

Betty Rocker (39:19):
My testosterone was within the trash once more, my estrogen ranges had tanked. All of my intercourse hormones had crashed. And I had spent the final couple years actually dialing every thing in once more and getting simply in a very good place and actually navigating perimenopause for me in the absolute best method. And so I’ve this superb physician, and he or she was speaking concerning the impacts of COVID and the way that impacts girls’s hormones. And we began doing a little assessments and I began getting my ranges again up and I’m feeling superior.

Dr. Stacy Sims (39:51):

Betty Rocker (39:51):
However the scorching flash piece is one which many ladies battle with, and never everyone seems to be comfy simply utilizing hormone alternative remedy. So there are different methods that you just’ve shared earlier than about coping with scorching flashes, I discover so fascinating. We talked, I bear in mind you had talked about managed warmth publicity at one level as a coaching technique. Inform us slightly bit about what which means.

Dr. Stacy Sims (40:20):
Yeah, so after we’re scorching flashes, it’s a hypothalamus. So a hypothalamus is our central nervous system space of warmth management, actually our temperature management. And after we begin seeing this misstep in estrogen, progesterone, it impacts the hypothalamus. So what we need to do is we form of need to overload the hypothalamus and get it to know what warmth is and what’s not warmth so that you just don’t go into these automated false senses of being too scorching. So if we’re managed warmth remedy like sauna publicity, and you might be driving your core temperature up, then your hypothalamus is studying what it means to have a excessive core temperature not throughout train, as a result of throughout train you’ve different mechanisms that allow you to offload. So if we’re driving the core temperature up and also you’re sitting within the sauna for 20 minutes and also you begin to get that massive sweat on, then you definitely’re getting these sign cell hypothalamus of what to do.

So we now have extra vasodilation, we now have extra sweating management, after which if you step out of the sauna, as a result of it’s not train induced, but it surely’s a inner temperature sweat, you dry actually shortly and also you cease sweating relatively shortly. So the hypothalamus goes, “Oh, okay, so now I do know what cool looks like.” So should you’re doing this managed warmth remedy, ideally kind of passively dehydrated so that you just’re actually getting a message to the hypothalamus, “Hey, it’s not about blood movement, it’s about core temperature arising.” Then it begins to attenuate your scorching flashes. It begins to have higher management over the sign of estrogen and progesterone being totally different and serotonin being totally different.

So we see that should you’re doing about 9 days of sauna publicity, then you definitely begin to have much less scorching flashes at evening or evening sweats and fewer incidences a day. And then you definitely get the opposite advantages of warmth publicity like warmth shock protein and telomere size and fewer irritation and fewer joint ache and all these different issues that include the warmth publicity. However particularly for decent flashes, it’s actually form of tricking the hypothalamus to get out of the hormonal management of temperature responses and extra into what’s occurring with our core temperature itself.

Betty Rocker (42:56):
Fascinating, fascinating stuff. And no one’s speaking about this, no one. It’s so freaking cool. And we now have some variations. We have now conventional saunas, which simply raised the ambient temperature within the room. We have now infrared saunas, which elevate our core temperature. I assume you’re speaking about infrared saunas being in all probability superior for this technique or may each be helpful?

Dr. Stacy Sims (43:18):
Each. So if we have a look at a conventional sauna, it’s not about heating the pores and skin as it’s simply providing you with an entire… You’re wrapped on this scorching setting. With the infrared sauna, it particularly heats pores and skin into the core, so the setting doesn’t must be as scorching. So when folks aren’t that comfy within the warmth, I’m like, “You possibly can go infrared.” However for individuals who love that strolling in and feeling that scorching, scorching, I’m a type of folks. I would like one of many true Finnish saunas to actually get that warmth response.

Betty Rocker (43:56):
And I’m the other. I just like the cool. I’ve an infrared sauna truly for this-

Dr. Stacy Sims (44:01):

Betty Rocker (44:02):
… as a result of I like that a lot as a result of I actually get pleasure from much less warmth, however those self same advantages and it’s very stress-free. And so each, in order that’s nice. Thanks for explaining that each could be helpful. And so would you need to use it perhaps like, may you utilize it each day? Most individuals are in all probability going to make use of a sauna at their fitness center, so perhaps they’re going each different day or no matter it’s. Is that sufficient to get the advantages?

Dr. Stacy Sims (44:29):
Yeah, it’s simply warmth publicity. So we get so comfy in a sure temperature vary. We have now air-con, we now have warmth, and we aren’t actually uncovered to the extremes. However should you’re going to a sauna in your fitness center for 10 minutes, 3 times per week, that’s going to present you profit. Ideally, we need to spend as much as half-hour, 9 days in a row, which is good, however that’s not sensible. So for like, okay, I’m within the fitness center, I’ve performed my exercise and I’ve 10 minutes, I can hop within the sauna. Implausible. Get in there. Don’t rehydrate as a lot. Slowly rehydrate over the course of some hours afterwards, and also you’re going to keep up a few of these warmth advantages. So yeah, 3 times per week, 10 minutes, go for it.

Betty Rocker (45:14):
Superior. So I believe the very last thing I’ll simply tie it off with is the other to warmth, which is chilly. You’ve been speaking about some fascinating upgrades to the science lately that exhibits that there are some variances between the best way that women and men expertise chilly and perhaps ways in which girls may make the most of chilly remedy that’s perhaps slightly extra light than they’ve been advised they must do for advantages. Would you communicate to that, please?

Dr. Stacy Sims (45:42):
Yeah, for certain. So we see the standard chilly water immersion. It’s a must to be in 4 levels Celsius, beneath zero, ice cubes, all that form of stuff. Most likely extra from the Wim-Hof technique that’s come out. However after we have a look at girls, we don’t must be in that form of chilly temperature. We have a look at the gradient and the place girls begin to actually really feel the chilly, and it sits round 14 to 16 levels C. In order that’s round that 45 to 50 diploma Fahrenheit mark.

So it doesn’t must be ice tub, it simply must be cool to chilly if you first really feel it, and also you don’t must spend a very long time in it. We’re saying a minute to 2 minutes max, and also you’re going to get the identical response as a person who sits in an ice tub for 30 seconds to 5 minutes.

Betty Rocker (46:40):
And I simply need to say what a distinction there may be between 40 to 50 diploma air to 40 to 50 diploma water. So should you’re making an attempt to match, suppose, oh, 40 levels is nothing. Whenever you’re in water, immersed in water, that feels very chilly. Yeah, simply wished to …

Dr. Stacy Sims (46:57):
Yeah. So if we have a look at a conventional swimming pool, like an indoor swimming pool, folks will go do laps or no matter, they maintain it round 80 levels Fahrenheit. And you recognize if you leap in a pool of water, you’re like, woo, chilly. And then you definitely begin swimming, you’re feeling nice. So if you’re occupied with how chilly that 45 to 50 levels Fahrenheit, it’s chilly. You’re feeling it.

Betty Rocker (47:21):
It’s chilly.

Dr. Stacy Sims (47:22):
Yeah, but it surely’s not ice.

Betty Rocker (47:25):
I do know. And I believe that that’s actually useful as a result of there’s a lot biohacking on the market. There’s a lot data from individuals who I believe are fantastic scientists and fantastic researchers and have a whole lot of good to contribute to the world. However I don’t know that they’re all the time trying on the variations between women and men. And the science is slightly bit in direction of males. So I simply really feel like there’s simply nonetheless this large gender bias and ladies are leaping on board with that, and so they’ll struggle with me about sure subjects as a result of they really feel like somebody has advised them that they’re going to get this superb well being profit from doing this factor.

And it’s like, properly, does the literature assist that for ladies in our age group or over time are you truly inflicting hurt to your self probably by doing this very excessive factor that perhaps you’re feeling good proper now, and that’s partly the excessive of feeling you’re a part of what’s occurring or what’s present or what’s cool since you’re resilient, you’re a lady, you’re freaking badass robust, and it’s going to take some time earlier than you truly really feel the influence of no matter it’s, this factor that you just’re doing. So I suppose I simply need to say it’s like let the customer beware. Let girls beware.

Dr. Stacy Sims (48:48):

Betty Rocker (48:49):
All this data on the market, I believe experimentation is nice. I believe we should always all have the chance to strive new issues. They make us stronger, extra resilient, however not every thing out there may be made to do precisely what it says it’s going to do for you. It might be very helpful for an additional inhabitants, for example, who it was particularly studied on. Perhaps they simply haven’t discovered what’s good for ladies but. It’s identical to till they do, simply don’t blindly observe every thing folks say mainly.

Dr. Stacy Sims (49:24):
Sure. Sure. Very true. And I discover it’s fascinating within the media for specialists and stuff, it’s like if a male comes out and says one thing, they’re by no means essentially questioned. They’re not requested for the particular research to again up what you’re saying. However when you’ve a lady who says one thing and also you say, “This isn’t good for ladies, or we need to have a look at this for ladies,” the automated response is, “The place’s the science to again it up?”

And I discover it very irritating as a result of if the male skilled was requested for that, then it might be extra clear of what the research inhabitants is. And so in analysis articles as properly you by no means see, you may say caffeine promotes cycle sprints or one thing like that, but it surely doesn’t say caffeine promotes cycle sprints in males, however it might say if it was in girls. So the overall individual is like, “Ooh, let’s take caffeine as a result of it’ll enhance my sprinting capability.” Nevertheless it doesn’t say what the inhabitants is except it’s particularly in girls.

So there may be that gender bias as properly in the best way that data is portrayed. And I discover it very irritating as a result of if I see one thing within the media and it’s a male skilled, then I would like them to be like, “Hey, the place’s the science to again up your assertion?” As a substitute of the feminine skilled being requested, “The place’s the science to again up your assertion,” if it additionally has to pertain to girls.

Betty Rocker (51:03):
Yeah, I’m grateful to have these conversations with you as a result of all people who listens is impacted by these subjects, and they’re going to then suppose twice concerning the issues that they’re studying, I hope.

Dr. Stacy Sims (51:16):
I hope so. Yeah.

Betty Rocker (51:21):
I believe a few of that is altering. I’m beginning to see extra research targeted on girls, which is freaking cool and superior.

Dr. Stacy Sims (51:27):
It’s superior.

Betty Rocker (51:28):
You despatched me some nice stuff at the moment. Similar to we have been saying earlier than, hearken to your physique, deal with your physique as a person physique and don’t fall sufferer to all the jargon on the market that isn’t for you. And even stuff that’s simply usually for ladies may not be particularly for you, in your life stage or in your distinctive scenario. You’re distinctive, and that is once more why I’m such a giant proponent of testing blood work, getting assessments repeatedly, not identical to one time.

And there’s so many extra nice client labs on the market now that you could get stuff examined extra readily your self. Yeah, anyway, simply it’s nice to speak about this with you and thanks a lot in your time. I’m certain we’d all love to speak to you for 3 extra hours, but when folks need to speak to you for extra hours, they will be a part of your new superb membership where-

Dr. Stacy Sims (52:31):
Effectively, thanks.

Betty Rocker (52:31):
Are you able to inform us slightly bit about that?

Dr. Stacy Sims (52:34):
Yeah, so we now have a brand new membership platform the place we now have a group after which so we now have common conversations. I am going in there and I’m answering questions virtually each day. After which we now have about as soon as a month or much more steadily than as soon as a month of an ask me something stay session. So the objective of it’s to have a useful resource the place girls can come and really feel secure to ask questions that they wouldn’t ordinarily be capable of and get the appropriate data.

And I’m free to say, “Look, I don’t know. I’ll look that up for you so I can get the appropriate data to you.” It’s a rarity. I’ll say that. However no, for probably the most half, it’s actually making an attempt to facilitate dialog and getting the correct of data to girls to allow them to perceive their our bodies and the setting that they’re in loads higher.

Betty Rocker (53:32):
It’s an incredible useful resource. You’ll see me in there some weeks as properly, and there’s all the time a recording.

Dr. Stacy Sims (53:37):

Betty Rocker (53:39):
You’ll find that on on her web site, in addition to her current weblog articles full of data like this. She’ll replace issues when the literature will get up to date. I’ve seen you replace posts and reissue them as a result of the science is all the time altering and we’re all the time discovering new issues out, and also you’re actually conscientious and devoted to creating certain that the newest data will get in entrance of the ladies who have to learn it.

So make the most of Stacy’s web site as a useful resource and Roar, her superb e book about coaching along with your cycle, it’s getting re-released this yr, I consider.

Dr. Stacy Sims (54:16):

Betty Rocker (54:18):
That’s very thrilling. We all know that that’s coming. And her Menopause 2.0 course is at present enrolling, I consider, and simply must test her web site to see what’s going on in Stacy’s world and reap the benefits of all the nice content material and books and applications that she has to supply so as to proceed to teach your self as a result of these items consistently adjustments. And should you’re one among my members, I might say it’s extremely complimentary to the work we do in our applications and our exercises and the diet issues that we do.

And it’ll simply elevate the dialog for you in your individual life and allow you to get much more out of it as you undergo time. So positively I couldn’t suggest it extra, so thanks, Stacy.

Dr. Stacy Sims (55:02):
Oh, thanks.

Betty Rocker (55:03):
Thanks for every thing. Thanks in your time. And should you’re not following her on Instagram or Fb, please, yow will discover her all the locations and all the issues. And thanks once more, guys, for becoming a member of us for this dialog. Stacy, is there something that you really want the final phrase on? Something that you just need to drop into the dialog?

Dr. Stacy Sims (55:23):
Oh, no, I believe you lined all of it. Thanks.

Betty Rocker (55:25):

Dr. Stacy Sims (55:26):

Betty Rocker (55:26):
It’s a pleasure. Thanks once more.

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