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Emotional Eats Podcast

Aug 21, 2023

Welcome to Episode 16 of the Emotional Eats Podcast!

Join us in this insightful and educational episode as we dive deep into the world of hormonal health, biohacking, and genetics with the esteemed Dr. LuLu Shimek. As a renowned Naturopathic Physician, Dr. LuLu brings a wealth of knowledge to the table, empowering women to take charge of their well-being and unlock their body's innate healing power.

In this engaging conversation, we explore Dr. LuLu's journey and philosophy as she shares insights on tackling chronic diseases such as hormonal imbalances, thyroid disorders, gastrointestinal dysfunction, depression, anxiety, and fatigue. Dr. LuLu's approach centers on identifying and addressing the root cause of illness, leading to transformative changes and holistic healing experiences.

I learned so much in this episode and so will you!  There is so much more to our overall hormones, stress, and DNA and Dr. Lulu is amazing at explaining the connections to our physical and mental health and life balance. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Meet Dr. LuLu Shimek: Discover the inspiring journey of Dr. LuLu, a true health trailblazer, Naturopathic Physician, and leading authority in women's health, biohacking, and genetic analysis. Her expertise has helped countless individuals achieve optimal health and wellness.
  • Unveiling Naturopathic Medicine: Understand the fundamental difference between conventional medicine and naturopathic medicine. Learn how naturopathic doctors like Dr. LuLu focus on identifying and treating the root cause of health issues rather than just alleviating symptoms, leading to lasting transformations.
  • Hormonal Harmony: Delve into the world of hormones and their vital role in our overall well-being. Discover how hormones act as messengers in our body's intricate communication system, influencing everything from mood and energy to metabolism and digestion.
  • Thyroid Troubles: Gain insights into the thyroid gland, its functions, and its crucial role in regulating metabolism and energy levels. Dr. LuLu breaks down common thyroid disorders, including hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, and explores the factors contributing to the rise in thyroid issues.
  • The Mind-Hormone Connection: Explore the powerful interplay between mental health and hormones. Dr. LuLu sheds light on how stress, cortisol, and emotional well-being influence hormonal balance, offering practical strategies to manage stress and nurture mental health.
  • Empowering Dietary Choices: Understand the significance of a personalized approach to diet. Dr. LuLu emphasizes the importance of individualized nutrition plans based on factors like genetics, lifestyle, and health goals. Discover how to make nutrient-dense food choices that support hormonal harmony.
  • Holistic Healing Path: Dr. LuLu shares practical tips for cultivating a holistic approach to health. From mindful stress management techniques to nurturing your body with proper sleep and exercise, these actionable steps empower you to embark on a transformative health journey.

Tune in to this episode to gain valuable insights from Dr. LuLu Shimek and discover how you can unleash your body's innate healing power for a life of vitality, balance, and well-being.

Timed Highlights:


00:02   Dr. Lulu’s journey to becoming a naturopathic doctor. 

03:08   What is a naturopathic doctor?

10:00   How does epigenetics play a part in hormonal balance? 

12:50   What is the thyroid and what is its function?

19:58   Dr. Lulu explains how our hormones are affected by stress.

25:24   Dr. Lulu explains how adrenal fatigue affects our energy.

36:25  Dr. Lulu discusses diet and exercise? (36:25)



More about Dr. Lulu Shimek and how to connect with her:

Meet Dr. LuLu Shimek, a renowned Naturopathic Physician and leading authority in women’s health, biohacking, and genetic analysis. With a proven track record of successfully treating chronic diseases such as hormonal imbalances, thyroid disorders, gastrointestinal dysfunction, depression, anxiety, and fatigue, Dr. LuLu is a true health trailblazer.


Her philosophy is simple yet profound: by identifying and addressing the root cause of illness, we can unleash our body's innate healing power and experience life-changing transformations. It's no wonder that she's a highly sought-after keynote speaker, traveling the globe to share her expertise in wellness with audiences eager to improve their health.


In her groundbreaking book,  Detox. Nourish. Activate: Plant & Vibrational Medicine for Energy, Mood & Love , Dr. LuLu shares her revolutionary approach to healing the whole body using botanical medicine and natural modalities to optimize vitality, increase wellbeing, and enhance cellular performance.


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Note:  The information in this podcast is not to replace working with your doctor, other medical practitioner or mental health practitioner.

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