It Has To Be Me Episode


Tess Masters

Episode #8: June 27th, 2024


"Don’t let your physical health be the reason why you say “No” to anything."

Tess Masters

creator of the 60-Day Menopause Reset

"You have the power to control how you feel with strategic eating and better gut health."

Tess Masters

creator of the 60-Day Menopause Reset

"If your gut is in trouble, the rest of your health is in trouble."

Tess Masters

creator of the 60-Day Menopause Reset

"Dieting is not the way to lose weight during menopause. Starvation causes the down regulation of key hormones."

Tess Masters

creator of the 60-Day Menopause Reset

"Perfection doesn't exist, just aim to make the next better choice."

Tess Masters

creator of the 60-Day Menopause Reset


  • Are you struggling with menopause symptoms like hot flashes, sweats, sleeplessness, brain fog, and weight gain?

  • You are not alone. Take back control of your body and feel amazing with food and lifestyle changes.

  • In this episode, I share my menopause story, and how I got rid of the uncomfortable symptoms, lost over 30 pounds, and am thriving through it all.

  • You can sleep through the night, have tons of energy, feel vibrant, and lose weight without dieting or starving yourself.

  • It’s all about better digestion. The Gut-Brain connection controls your hormones, blood sugar, and metabolism. I’ll cover how to eat strategically, the main trigger foods to watch out for, and why managing stress is the key to rocking menopause!

  • Join me to get the strategies my dietitians and I have used to help thousands of women reclaim their health, and transition with confidence and ease.


  • The Gut-Brain connection controls your hormones and metabolism.

  • You can manage menopause with strategic food choices.

  • Dieting causes the downregulation of key hormones. 

  • Balancing hormones goes beyond estrogen and progesterone.

  • Why blood sugar is critical during menopause.

  • The key to controlling sugar cravings.

  • How stress and cortisol increase belly fat.

  • The foods that trigger hot flashes and sweats.


Tess Masters is a wellness coach, actor, presenter, speaker, podcaster, cook, and author of The Blender Girl, The Blender Girl Smoothies, and The Perfect Blend published by Penguin Random House. You can find hundreds of easy recipes at

Through The Decadent Detox® and Skinny60® health programs, Tess and her team of dietitians have helped over 30,000 people get healthy using science-based food and lifestyle strategies. The “Good, Better, or Best, Not Perfect” philosophy of the programs encourages participants to empower themselves in all parts of their lives to find a balance of self-care and fun!  

Tess and her health tips and recipes have been featured in the L.A Times, Washington Post, InStyle, Real Simple, Prevention, Shape, Glamour, Clean Eating, Yoga Journal, Vegetarian Times, Yahoo Living, the Today show, Fox, Home & Family, and many other media outlets.

 As a spokesperson, presenter, and recipe developer, Tess has collaborated with many brands, including KitchenAid, Vitamix, Williams-Sonoma, Four Seasons, Whole Foods Market, Sprouts Farmers Market, Silk, So Delicious, and many others.

Tess has a passion for sharing stories that inspire people to go after what they want.

She is so excited to celebrate these stories on the It Has To Be Me podcast.