122: No More PMS with Rich Jacobs


Cramps, acne, bloating. Irritability, anger, moodiness. You know what I’m talking about – most of us suffer from a combination of these, and a host of other symptoms, every month. We have come to accept it as part of being a woman. But according to Rich Jacobs, PMS is not something we have to submit to – we can fight back.

At just 35, Rich suffered a host of health issues – food intolerances, low libido, weight gain, complete exhaustion, candida overgrowth. The search for a solution lead him to study functional diagnostic nutrition—four years on, he is symptom-free.

Rich is now a functional medicine practitioner whose mission is to put his health detective skills to the test and find the root cause of your symptoms. Functional medicine takes a holistic approach, looking at both the physical body and what is going on in your life, your past, your feelings.

Contact Rich for a free 30-minute consultation! You can access his free 4-week course for better sleep, and a free guide to gain better energy by clicking here.

What you’ll discover in this episode:

  • The ins and outs of functional medicine
  • What happens in the body when you’re stressed
  • Why you might have low cortisol levels (yes, even when you’re stressed)
  • How to reduce PMS in six months
  • How Suzy’s red wine allergy was reversed!
  • The most common modern food allergies
  • Why HOW you eat food affects your body as much as what kind of food you eat
  • Rich’s tips for better sleep, energy and libido!

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Our favorite moments:

3:33 Wild on the air

8:20 Here’s some Viagra and go talk to a therapist

9:29 We’re crazy remember?

12:50 This is my life!

14:46 I’m getting even more excited

22:53 Fringe medicine

24:42 Better libido


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Being hailed as “Sex and the City for Food,” The Food Heals Podcast brings together experts in the field of nutrition, health and healing to teach you the best-kept natural secrets to being a hotter, healthier, happier YOU!

The Food Heals Podcast is hosted by Allison Melody and Suzy Hardy – two self-proclaimed natural chicks who will rock your world and change your beliefs about health! This sexy, savvy duo provides eco-friendly advice on a variety of issues including the healing power of nutrition, living authentically, turning your passion into your career, choosing the best natural health and beauty products, the benefits of a plant-based diet and so much more!

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