Also available is a combination pill that reduces the frequency of a woman’s period by offering a hormone pill for 12 weeks and inactive pills for 7 days. This decreases the number of periods to one every 3 months instead of one every month. Another kind of pill that may change the true number of monthly periods may be the low-dose progesterone pill, called the minipill sometimes. This differs from various other birth control pills in that it just contains one type of hormone — progesterone — rather than a combination of estrogen and progesterone.ADA’s placement paper was written by registered dietitian David H. Holben, professor of diet and director of the didactic plan in dietetics in the School of Applied Wellness Sciences and Wellness at Ohio University. The paper, published in the September problem of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, represents ADA’s recognized stance on food insecurity in the usa: It is the placement of the American Dietetic Association that systematic and sustained actions is required to achieve food and nutrition security for all in the usa.