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Sigma Nutrition Radio

Jun 14, 2016

Episode 125: Cassandra Forsythe PhD, RD discusses the factors that cause loss of the menstrual cycle, what can be done about cellulite and the potential for low FODMAP diets in treatment of IBS.

Cassandra is an assistant professor in the Physical Education and Exercise Science Department at Central Connecticut State University, where she teaches courses on Group Leadership, Theories in Strength & Conditioning, Introductory Exercise Science, Health Promotion and Exercise Testing and Prescription. She holds her doctorate (PhD) in Exercise Science and Nutrition from the University of Connecticut and is a Registered Dietitian (RD). She’s also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Sports Nutritionist (CISSN).

In this episode we discuss:

  • The primary factors that cause this loss of the menstrual cycle
  • 'Stress Susceptibility' and amenorrhea
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Potential for low FODMAP diets
  • Cellulite formation and can it be reduced?