I'm Dixie. 50+ Biology and health educator, qigong practitioner, beauty and wellness founder, empty nester, and all round life lover.

Laura Lacey’s Nutritional Lifeline For Thriving Through Pregnancy, Peri and Post Menopause

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From puberty to post-menopause, hormones govern so much of our body’s behaviors.

With over 15 years of experience as a health and hormonal nutritionist, Laura Lacey enters The Pause Pod and sheds some light on the commonality between pregnancy, perimenopause, and post-menopause. 

This episode features her personal experience and valuable knowledge on how nutrition can help manage symptoms like hot flashes and insulin resistance.

You will learn about nutrient-dense foods, receive practical nutrition and lifestyle tips, and have some common nutrition myths debunked. 

Take a pause, get cozy and join us in the Pod. Let’s Perimenopause and Prosper!

In this episode:

00:00: Preview

00:54: Intro

01:36: A bit about Laura

04:42: Why food is not a pleasent experience for everyone

07:13: Laura’s menopause journey

18:32: Foods for hot flashes, sleeplessness, healthy heart, etc.

24:41: Adressing setbacks

30:51: Managing weight gain

33:33: Commonality between pregnancy, perimenopause

38:54: Customizing menopausal meal plans

46:11: The hype quote explained

48:53: The what if question

51:07: Three self-care Rituals

51:53: Connect With Laura

Connect With Laura:

Laura Lacey (Website)



Connect With Me | Dixie:

Instagram – The Pause Pod

Instagram – Personal






Additional Resources For Support:

Take the Menopause Quiz: Find out if you might be experiencing (peri)menopause

Menopause blog posts: Various posts about the menopausal phase

The symptoms checklist: A checklist with over forty symptoms you can check off

The menopause question list: A list of questions to ask your healthcare partner

Facebook private community: Private Facebook Community. Click the link to Join


I am by no means a medical professional. I am a Licensed and certified Biology/Health teacher/educator and award-winning beauty/wellness founder. Any information shared on this and future podcasts is my point of view or that of the guests. Please consult with your primary care partner for advice and treatments for your health and well-being. Please read the entire disclaimer Here.

I'm a teacher, beauty/wellness founder, and Qigong Instructor. My work exists to support women and people experiencing the menopausal transition on their health and wellness journey. I believe in the sacredness, wholeness, and expansiveness of well-being and the menopausal passage, and I care deeply about teaching and creating experiences and safe spaces that provide support.

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