The Intermittent Fasting Podcast

By Melanie Avalon, Gin Stephens

SHOW DESCRIPTION

Burn fat, gain energy, and enhance health by changing WHEN you eat, not WHAT you eat! Explore the intermittent fasting (IF) lifestyle, with Melanie Avalon (author of "The What When Wine Diet: Paleo And Intermittent Fasting For Health And Weight Loss") and Gin Stephens (author of "Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle.") Visit IFpodcast.com for more information!


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EPISODES LIST

#091 - Fasting As A Chef, Going 80/20, The Primal Diet, Ankle & Wrist Weights, Coffee Digestion, Transitioning To Paleo, Accidentally Breaking Your Fast, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode92 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  LISTEN TO US ON HIMALAYA! We're super excited to be a Himalaya network partnered show!! Download the free Himalaya App (www.himalaya.fm) to FINALLY keep all your podcasts in one place, follow your favorites, make playlists, leave comments, and more! And with Himalaya, you'll soon be able to LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE!! Today's episode is brought to you by Bonafide and BiOptimizers! Bonafide: They make wonderful organic bone broths and bone broth soups, slow simmered for 18 hours, and completely free of preservatives! Bone broths are wonderful, nourishing foods and a fantastic way to open your window! Bonafide broths are available online and in stores near you! Go to BonafideProvisions.com for more information, and to find stores and order online! Use the code IFBROTH at Bonafideprovisions.com for 20% Off! BioOptimizers: A company whose mission is to fix your digestion! They make a range of awesome supplements, including digestive and proteolytic enzymes, gluten-hacks, a "one size fits all" superstar probiotoic, HCL, and more! Check out the interviews we had with their founder, Wade Lightheart, in episodes 74 and 84! Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/ifpodcast20 With The Code ifpodcast20, To Save 20% On All BiOptimizer Products!!   SHOWNOTES 01:05 - BIOPTIMIZERS: Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/IFPODCAST With The Code IFPODCAST For 20% Off! 03:30 - BONAFIDE BONE BROTH: Go To BonafideProvisions.com And Use The Code IFBroth For 20% Off!! 6:55 - Listener Suggestion: Michelle - How To Drink Coffee Black! (Cold Brewing, Adding Salt!) 10:22 - Listener Q&A: Nicole - Weak Coffee, Dairy Or Soy Milk, Organic Tofu, Breaking Fast With Eggs? 19:45 - Listener Q&A: Bianca - What If You're Too Afraid To Start IF? How Did Melanie And Gin Start IF? 30:10 - Listener Q&A: Phillipa - Can IF Work For Normal BMI People? 44:45 - Listener Q&A: Stephanie - Should You Do Micronutrient Testing? 49:10 - Listener Q&A: KK - Can You Be In The "Fed" State All Day? Should You Eat If Not Hungry? 58:15 - Submit Questions For Episode 100! Ask Us Anything!

01.18.2019

#090 - Our Top Biohacks And Lifehacks, Wake/Sleep Giveaway, Overexercising And Weight Loss, “Maybe” Foods, Natural Flavors And Food Addiction, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode90 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Today's episode is brought to you by BiOptimizers and Prep Dish! Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough!​ Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! BioOptimizers is a company whose mission is to fix your digestion! They make a range of awesome supplements, including digestive and proteolytic enzymes, gluten-hacks, a "one size fits all" superstar probiotoic, HCL, and more! Check out the interviews we had with their founder, Wade Lightheart, in episodes 74 and 84! Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/ifpodcast20 With The Code ifpodcast20, To Save 20% An All BiOptimizer Products!!   SHOWNOTES 1:10 - BIOPTIMIZERS:  Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/IFPODCAST With The Code IFPODCAST For 20% Off! 5:35 - Wake/Sleep Instagram Giveaway!! Check out Melanie' Instagram (MelanieAvalon) for a giveaway for a signed copy of Ariane Resnick's awesome new book, Wake/Sleep: What to Eat and Do for More Energy and Better Sleep 12:45 - Listener Q&A: Britney - How Do You Know If "Maybe" Foods Are Breaking Your Fast? (And Natural Flavors?) 22:45 - Listener Q&A: Britney - What Are Biohacks And Lifehacks? What Are Your Top 5? 27:40 - PREP DISH Free Subscription! Get A Free 2 Week Trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo or their NEW Keto grocery and recipe lists!! 54:15 - Listener Q&A: Britney - How Can Overexercising Stop Weight Loss?

01.07.2019

#089 - Whole 30, Fixing Sleep, Coffee As A “Food", Dealing With Friends, Elimination Diets, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode89 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Today's episode is brought to you by BiOptimizers - a company whose mission is to fix your digestion! They make a range of awesome supplements, including digestive and proteolytic enzymes, gluten support, HCL, and more! All biOptimizers products have a 365 day money back guarantee, and if a product doesn’t work for you, they’ll send you the product they think will work, for free! And Just For Our Listeners: Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/ifpodcast With The Code ifpodcast, To Save 20% On All BiOptimizer Products!! SHOWNOTES 3:30 - Listener Feedback:  - IF For Gu Healing. And Stuff We Like!  5:20 - BIOPTIMIZERS: Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/IFPODCAST With The Code IFPODCAST For 20% Off! 7:40 - Listener Feedback: Charlie  - Loving The Window App! 11:25 - Listener Feedback: Heather  - Can You Combine IF And Whole 30? 11:25 - Listener Feedback: Heather  - Can You Combine IF And Whole 30? 20:35 - Listener Feedback: Lulu  - Sleep Problems And Melatonin With IF Dr. Kirk Parsley's Sleep Remedy: Use the code MELANIEAVALON for more savings. Yey yey. 34:25 - Listener Feedback: Barbie  - Sleep Problems And Melatonin With IF 34:20 - Listener Feedback: Barbie  - Can You Take Serrapeptase With Coffee? 35:50 - Listener Feedback: Brooke  - Is Coffee A Food? 40:45 - Listener Feedback: Rebecca  - What To Do When Friends Say IF Is Bad For You?

12.31.2018
12.24.2018

#087 - Wade Lightheart Part 2: Tackling Gluten, Food Sensitivities, Leaky Gut, Enzyme Timing, Personal Probiotics, HCL, Bile, Listening To Your Body, Diet Intuition, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode87 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Today's episode is brought to you by Bonafide Bone Broth! Use the code IFBroth at BonafideProvisions.com for 20% Off!!  We’re also supported by Joovv Red Light Therapy Devices! Like intermittent fasting, red light therapy can benefit the body on so many levels! It literally works on the mitochondrial level to help your cells generate more energy! Red light can help you burn fat (including targeted fat burning and stubborn fat!), contour your body, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, produce collagen for epic skin, support muscle recovery, reduce joint pain and inflammation, combat fatigue, help you sleep better, improve mood, and so much more!! These devices are literally LIFE CHANGING!! Use The Link Joovv.com/IFPodcast With The Code IFPODCAST, For A Free Gift! SHOW NOTES 01:30 - BONAFIDE BONE BROTH: Go To BonafideProvisions.com And Use The Code IFBroth For 20% Off!! 6:20 - What's The Deal With Gluten? 7:00 - The History Of Gluten 10:30 - Breaking Down Gluten - Is Everyone Sensitive? 12:35 - The Enzyme That Breaks Down Gluten! (Gluten Gaurdian) Gluten Gaurdian: This product contains a special gluten-digesting enzyme, so you can eat gluten with less damage! 16:40 - Ancient Vs. Modern Grains - Why Is Gluten Such A Problem Today? 20:20 - Listener Q&A: Michelle - If I'm Gluten Sensitive, Can I Contain Normal Amounts Of Gluten Foods Without Reactions? Will I Still Be Sensitive To Wheat? 24:25 - Healing The Gut Microbiome For Better Digestion  25:50 - What Causes Food Sensitivities? 27:45 - Gluen And Leaky Gut 29:35 - Listener Q&A: Rosie - When To Take Enzymes, HCL, And Probioticis? 32:30 - The Connection Between Fasting And Enzymes 33:55 - Listener Q&A: Rosie - Do Enzymes Or Probiotics Need To Be Taken Forever? (Enzymes And Probiotics From Foods Vs. Supplements) 37:15 - Can You Take Too Many Enzymes Or Digest Things Too Much? Can You Have Too Little Or Too Much Fiber? 40:35 - Do You Need Less Food With Enzymes? (Calories Vs. Nutrients) 43:00 - How Modern Food Is Engineered To Keep Us Wanting More 44:00 - Environmental Cues And Eating 48:15 - Listener Q&A: Rosie - Do The Supplements Interfere With Medications/ Vitamins? 50:00 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer - Are Probiotics One Size Fits All? Do You Need To Do Gut Mapping? 51:10 - JOOVV RED LIGHT THERAPY DEVICES:  Use The Link Joovv.com/IFPodcast With The Code IFPODCAST For A Free Gift! P3OM- This “one size fits all” powerful probiotic breaks down proteins, fights bad bacteria and viruses, and more! 53:30 - Listening To Your Body 56:55 - Listener Q&A: Sara - Are Enzymes Involved In Gall Bladder And Fat Digestion? 57:35 - Listener Q&A: A. - Does HCL Need Adequate Bile Flow? HCL Breakthrough: Solve stomach acid issues to properly digest your food 1:00:20 - The Role Of Minerals And Magnesium 1:12:00 - Do Enzymes Need Enteric Coatings?

12.17.2018

#086 - Stopping Sugar Cravings, Coffee When Eating, Protein And Muscle, The Great Funfetti Debate, Working Out After Dinner, Fruits And Veggies, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode86 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Today's episode is brought to you by BiOptimizers and Joovv Red Light Therapy Devices! About Joovv: Like intermittent fasting, red light therapy can benefit the body on so many levels! It literally works on the mitochondrial level to help your cells generate more energy! Red light can help you burn fat (including targeted fat burning and stubborn fat!), contour your body, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, produce collagen for epic skin, support muscle recovery, reduce joint pain and inflammation, combat fatigue, help you sleep better, improve mood, and so much more!! These devices are literally LIFE CHANGING!! And just for our listeners! If You Order A Joovv With The Link Joovv.com/ifpodcast and use the code IFPODCAST at checkout, you'll receive a free gift!! About BiOptimizers: BiOptimizers:BiOptimizers is a company whose mission is to fix your digestion! They make a range of awesome supplements, including digestive and proteolytic enzymes, gluten support, HCL, and more! Check out our interview we had with their founder, Wade Lightheart, in episode 77, where we talked all about the digestive process from beginning to end! All biOptimizers products have a 365 day money back guarantee, and if a product doesn’t work for you, they’ll send you the product they think will work, for free! And Just For Our Listeners: Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/ifpodcast20 With The Code ifpodcast20, To Save 20% An All BiOptimizer Products!!   SHOWNOTES 1:10 - BiOptimizers: Use the link BiOptimizers.com/ifpodcast, with the code ifpodcast20 for 20% off! 13:10 - Listener Tip: Ed  - Using Gymnema Sylvestre for sugar cravings! 21:35 - Listener Question: Breanne  - Does Coffee Have To Be Black During The Eating Window?  Funfetti Cake Debate 29:10 - Listener Question: Dominique  - Do I Need To Consciously Eat More Protein To Gain Muscle? 35:10 - JOOVV RED LIGHT THERAPY DEVICES:  Use The Link Joovv.com/ifpodcast And The Code IFPODCAST For A Free Gift! 43:35 - Listener Question: Scott  - Should You Workout An Hour After Eating To Get Back Into Fasted State Faster And Help Hunger? 44:20 - Listener Question: Nikki  - How Does Working Out After Dinner Affect Re-Entry Into The Fasted State? Fasted State Quicker? 53:30 - Listener Question: Heather - How To Get Enough Fruits And Veggies While Fasting?

12.10.2018

#085 - IF For Mood And Depression, “Melting" From IF, Not Fasting Benefits, IBSD When Breaking The Fast, Atrantil Timing, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode85 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle Today's episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast is brought to you by Prep Dish and Bonafide Provisions Bone Broth!  They're two fantastic companies, and we've got special deals for listeners for both!! Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough!​ Free Subscription! Get a FREE 2 WEEK TRIAL at Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! Bonafide makes wonderful organic bone broths and bone broth soups, slow simmered for 18 hours, and completely free of preservatives! Bone broths are wonderful, nourishing foods and a fantastic way to open your window! Bonafide broths are available online and in stores near you! Go to BonafideProvisions.com for more information, and use the code IFBroth for 20% OFF!! SHOW NOTES 09:45 - PREP DISH Free Subscription! Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo grocery and recipe lists!! 13:30 - BONAFIDE BONE BROTH: Go To BonafideProvisions.com And Use The Code IFBroth For 20% Off!! 15:50 - Listener Feedback: Michelle  - Everyone Should Not Be Fasting At Certain Times 25:20 - Listener Feedback: Libby  - Can You Take Atrantil During The Fast? Tips For Preventing IBSD After Fasting?   34:45 - Listener Feedback: Sabine  - Can IF Help Depression Due To Keto Effect? 48:30 - Listener Feedback: Elena  - Does IF Make You Melt? Can It Help Depression?

12.03.2018

#084 - Optimizing Digestion With Wade Lightheart: Enzymes, HCL, Raw/Cooked Foods, Acid Reflux, Longevity, Probiotics, Diet Adaptation, Protein, Pesticides, Proteolytics, Serrapeptase & More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode84 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!        Today's episode is brought to you by Joovv Red Light Therapy Devices! Like intermittent fasting, red light therapy can benefit the body on so many levels! It literally works on the mitochondrial level to help your cells generate more energy! Red light can help you burn fat (including targeted fat burning and stubborn fat!), contour your body, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, produce collagen for epic skin, support muscle recovery, reduce joint pain and inflammation, combat fatigue, help you sleep better, improve mood, and so much more!! These devices are literally LIFE CHANGING!! And just for our listeners! If You Order A Joovv With The Link Joovv.com/ifpodcast and use the code IFPODCAST at checkout, you'll receive a free gift!! Today we have a special episode with Wade Lightheart, 3 Time Canadian Natural Bodybuilding Champion, one of the world's premier authorities on Natural Nutrition and Training Methods, and founder of BiOptimizers, a company with a mission to fix digestion! In this episode, we get into all the details about how the digestive process works, HCL and digestive enzymes, raw and cooked foods, and how you can tackle any and all GI distress! We also get into the science of proteolytic enzymes, for all you serrapetase lovers! You don’t want to miss this episode!!   And Just For Our Listeners: Use the link www.bioptimizers.com/ifpodcast20 with the code ifpodcast20, to save 20% on all BiOptimizer products!! They have a 365 day money back guarantee, and if a product doesn’t work for you, they’ll send you the product they think will work, for free!   Got any questions about digestion, enzymes, gluten, or even fasted exercise and bodybuilding? Email questions@IFpodcast.com for a follow-up episode with Wade in the future!!   SHOW NOTES 2:15 - Wade's Background: Forming BiOptimizers From Health Needs 7:05 - Where To Start With Digestive, Hormonal, Or Other Health Complaints? 7:45: The Problems With Our Modern Food System 9:40: Using IF To Pinpoint Problematic Food 10:15 - Wade's Experience With Fasting 12:00 - The Vegetarian And Keto Team - Finding What Works For You! 13:15 - Why Wade Became Vegetarian 15:00 - How The Digestive Process Works 18:10 - Natural Enzymes In Plants And Animals, Raw Vs. Cooked Foods 21:50 - The Role Of HCL And PH (Got Acid Reflux?) 25:45 - How To Supplement With HCL? 27:40 - How The Digestive System Adjusts To Dietary Choices, And How IF Helps Digestion 29:40 - Turkey Dinner Syndrome: Why You Get Tired After Eating A Big Meal 31:20 - The Role Of Enzymes In Aging And Longevity 33:10 - The Problems With Pesticides 34:15 - JOOVV RED LIGHT THERAPY DEVICES: Just For Our Listeners: Order A Joovv With The Link Joovv.com/ifpodcast And Use The Code IFPODCAST For A Free Gift!   37:05 - Digestion In The Intestines 37:40 - The Role Of The Microbiome In Digestion And Mood 39:50 - The Different Types Of Bacteria (Colonizing Vs. Transient) 41:25 - The Role Of Genetics In Fermented Food Choices 42:30 - Adopting To New Diet Choices (Die Off, Keto Flu, Etc.) 43:00 - The Elimination Phase (Constipation!) 43:55 - How Long Does The Digestive Process Take? 45:25 - How To Start Fixing Your Digestion? 48:20 - P3-OM: The Superstar L. Plantarum Strain (Proteolytic, Viral Defeating, Immune Regulating!) 54:45 - Protein Digestion 56:55 - Soy Protein Inhibitors 59:25 - Masszymes - Broad spectrum digestion and proteolytic enzymes 1:03:15: Testing Your Enzymes 1:04:30: Enzymes While Fasting 1:09:35: Serrapeptase Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle

11.26.2018

#083 - Fasting Imposters, Breath Freshening Hacks, Infused Water, Weekend Breakfast Suggestions, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode83 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle Today's episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast is brought to you by Prep Dish and Bonafide Provisions Bone Broth!  They're two fantastic companies, and we've got special deals for listeners for both!! Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough!​ Free Subscription! Get a FREE 2 WEEK TRIAL at Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! Bonafide makes wonderful organic bone broths and bone broth soups, slow simmered for 18 hours, and completely free of preservatives! Bone broths are wonderful, nourishing foods and a fantastic way to open your window! Bonafide broths are available online and in stores near you! Go to BonafideProvisions.com for more information, and use the code IFBroth for 20% OFF!! SHOW NOTES 4:55 - BONAFIDE BONE BROTH Go To BonafideProvisions.com And Use The Code IFBroth For 20% Off!! 7:20 - Listener Q&A: John  - Suggestion For Weekend Breakfasts  14:25 - Listener Q&A: Katie  - Does Parsley Break The Fast? Breath Freshening Suggestions? 33:15 - PREP DISH Free Subscription! Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo grocery and recipe lists!! 38:55 - Listener Q&A: Debbie  - Am I A Fasting Imposter? 56:35 - Listener Q&A: Laurie  - Does Infused Water Break The Fast?

11.19.2018

#082 - Should Everyone Fast?, Toxins From Fat Burning, Controlling Meal Pacing, How To Stay Active At A Desk Job, Exercise And Sugar Cravings, OMAD After 16/8, When To Give Up On IF, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode82 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle Today's episode is brought to you by Joovv Red Light Therapy Devices! Like intermittent fasting, red light therapy can benefit the body on so many levels! It literally works on the mitochondrial level to help your cells generate more energy! Red light can help you burn fat (including targeted fat burning and stubborn fat!), contour your body, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, produce collagen for epic skin, support muscle recovery, reduce joint pain and inflammation, combat fatigue, help you sleep better, improve mood, and so much more!! These devices are literally LIFE CHANGING!! And just for our listeners! If You Order A Joovv With The Link Joovv.com/ifpodcast and use the code IFPODCAST at checkout, you'll receive a free gif SHOW NOTES 1:30 - Piracy Update 6:50 - Get The What When Wine and Yoga of Eating Audiobooks!  9:30 - Listener Feedback: Piper - Letting Go Of Control With IF, With An Option For Control Freaks! 14:27 - Joovv Red Light Therapy Devices: Just for our listeners! If You Order A Joovv With The Link Joovv.com/ifpodcast and use the code IFPODCAST at checkout, you'll receive a free gift!! 19:05 - Listener Feedback : Jeanie - Success With OMAD After Lackluster 16:8  20:55 - Listener Feedback : Raquel  - Does Burning Fat Release Toxins? 32:00 - Listener Q&A : Katie  - How Long Should You Stick With IF Before Concluding It Doesn't Work For Fat Loss? 51:45 - Listener Q&A : Katie  - How To Stay Active At A Desk Job? 55:40 - Listener Q&A : Katie  - Does Exercise Cause Sugar Cravings?

11.12.2018

#081 - William Shewfelt: IF For A Power Ranger Physique, The Carnivore Diet, Hollywood Diets, Muscle Building, Exercise & Performance, Lifestyle Hacks, Diet Mindsets, Following Your Dreams, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode81 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Today we've got a super fun episode with William Shewfelt, best known for his starring role as Brody the Red Power Ranger on Netflix and Nickelodeon's "Power Rangers: Ninja Steel!" We've got him on the podcast, because William is also a fitness expert who specializes in fat loss and building muscle using a ketogenic diet! After years of training and experimenting with dieting, and experiencing skin issues, gut problems, and never achieving a lean, muscular physique—William finally stumbled upon the ketogenic diet…and after trying a carnivorous ketogenic diet with intermittent fasting was able to achieve a ripped physique.!  William recently released the Carnivore Shredding E-Book which details his approach to fat loss using intermittent fasting, a carnivorous diet, and training recommendations to achieve and maintain a lean physique year-round—without calorie counting and deprivation. Definitely check it out! You can also follow William on Instagram: www.instagram.com/williamshewfelt Today's episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast is sponsored by Prep Dish! Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough!​ SHOW NOTES 1:30 - PREP DISH Free Subscription! Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo grocery and recipe lists!! 6:45 - William's Background: Acting, Pursuing Dreams, And The Carnivore Program! 12:00 - Getting Out Of The Diet Struggle And Letting Go Of Things That Don't Work For You 16:00 - Determining Your Diet Goals 19:15 - William's Carnivore Program 23:30 - Girls And Carnivore 24:10 - Dealing With Carb Withdrawals And Transitioning To Fat Burning 26:50 - The 2 Meal A Day IF Regimen (With Fasted Training) 28:00 - IF For Exercise, Bodybuilding, And Muscle Mass 30:40- How Soon To Eat After Working Out? 33:00- Managing IF, Stress, And Not Overdoing It 36:10- Low Carb And High Intensity Exercise, Protein And Gluconeogenesis 39:20- Should You Count Macros? 43:00- Set Life 47:00- Dealing With Social Backlash And Having Confidence In Your Diet Choices 49:50- Are All Actors On A Diet? 53:10- William's Favorite Lifestyle Hacks: Goal Setting, Being Intentional, Routines, Habits, Following Your Dreams, And More! 1:03:05- Thoughts On Bulletproof Coffee? 1:05:35- Takeaways For Eating: Meal Timing, Nutrients, Listening To Your Body, Etc. 1:08:40- Counting Nutrients Not Calories 1:12:20- William's Dream Project 1:13:45- William's Key Takeaway Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle

11.05.2018

#080 - Tips For Starting IF, Fasting Without Coffee, Fasting In Chunks, Kale, Saunas, The Diuretic Effect, Weight Tracking Apps, Facebook Groups, Rodent Study Implications & More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode80 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Today's episode is sponsored by Atrantil! On Episode 79, we discussed the amazing Atrantil with its founder Dr. Ken Brown. Atrantil can help you beat IBS and SIBO! Atrantil contains natural herb compounds which work syngeristically to control bacteria in the small intestine, while also providing antioxidant and other GI benefits. You can use Atrantil to reduce (or even eliminate!) gas, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea, and also to support digestive health in general! Be sure and give the product a full 30 days to evaluate it's effectiveness, as it can take that long for some people to get your gut bacteria back in line, but it's so worth it!! And it's got a 100% money back guarantee!  Use the link lovemytummy.com/ifp with the code IFP, to get 10% off your purchase! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES 9:30 - Listener Q&A: Michelle - Tips For Starting IF? How Long To See Results? 20:40 - Listener Q&A: Anne - Too Much Raw Kale? 26:55 - Listener Q&A: Vaun - Benefits Of Using The Sauna While Fasting? If You Order A Joovv With The Link Joovv.Shop/IFPodcast And Forward Your Proof Of Purchase To Melanie@IFpodcast.com, We'll Send You A Free Gift! 30:00 - Listener Q&A: Vaun - App For Weight Averages? 34:05 - ATRANTIL: This amazing plant-based supplement can stop your GI distress and restore your gut microbiome!! Use the link lovemytummy.com/ifp with the code IFP, to get 10% off your purchase! 36:15 - Listener Q&A: Vaun - Soapwalla Natural Deodorant Cream Recommendation  36:30 - Listener Q&A: Vaun - The Difference In Gin's Facebook Groups? 39:20 - Listener Q&A: Vaun - Melanie's Facebook Group? 41:20 - Listener Q&A: Vaun - Does IF Have A Diuretic Effect? 43:15 - Listener Q&A: Nai - How To Fast Without Coffee? 50:05 - Listener Q&A: Wendy - Can You Fast Two Different Times Instead Of One Long One? 54:25 - How Fasting Affects Rodent's Body Weight Different Than Humans (And What This Means?!)

10.28.2018

#079 - Dr. Ken Brown & Atrantril: Fixing GI Issues Fast, IF & The Gut Microbiome, Plant Polyphenols, Fasting Mimetics, Stress, Seratonin & The Gut, IF In A Pill, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode79 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Today we have a super special episode all about intermittent fasting, gut health, the gut microbiome, polyphenols, fasting mimetics, addressing GI distress, and more!! It's with Dr. Ken Brown, developer of the plant-based supplement Atrantil, which can reduce and even eliminate gas, bloating, and GI distress through the powerful polyphenolic power of plants!  And just for our listeners, use the link lovemytummy.com/ifp with the code IFP, to get 10% off your purchase of Atrantil! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle Today's episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast is sponsored by Prep Dish! Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough!​ SHOW NOTES 2:15 - Dr. Brown's Background 7:00 - IF In A Pill? 7:25 - Why Do We Have SO Many GI Issues Today? GI Issues In Europe Vs. The US (Pesticides And Gluten Oh My!) 10:30 - IBS, Leaky Gut, Behavioral Changes, And Food 12:40 - The Role Of the Gut Microbiome 14:30 - How Fast Does The Gut Microbiome Change? (24 hours!) 19:05 - Stress, Seratonin, And The Gut Mind Connection 22:10 - IBS Motility Antibodies 22:30 - Fasting To Stop Gut Dysbiosis 26:30 - Falling Off The Wagon (It'll Be Ok!) 27:40 - Making A Change In One Day 29:30 - What Does The Clinical Literature Say About IF? 29:45 - Prep Dish: Free Subscription! Get a free 2 week trial at Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo grocery and recipe lists!! 36:30 - Fasting Mimetics And Polyphenols During The Fast 38:40 - How Does Dr. Brown Eat? 39:00 - Addressing Food Phobia 41:50 - Melanie's Experience With Atrantil 41:40 - Homemade Atrantil? 47:50 - How Does Atrantil Work? 51:30 - Should You Take Atrantil If You Don't Have GI Distress? (Yes! Anti-aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Supports GI Health!) 53:00 - "Postbiotics" From Food 53:30 - Atrantil + IF 55:00 - The Importance Of Brain & Gut Health 56:20 - How To Take Atrantil With IF 56:20 - IF In A Pill? (Fasting Mimetics!) 59:20 - Atrantil For Athletes - Atrantil Is The NSF Certified Supplement For Athletes For GI Issues! 1:00:05 - The Necessity Of Commercialization For Legitimacy And Access? 59:20 - Atrantil For Athletes - Atrantil Is The NSF Certified Supplement For Athletes For GI Issues! 1:03:40 - French Town's Longevity Thanks To Wine? 1:04:45 - Getting Worse Before You Get Better? (Hacks For DieOff) 1:07:45 - SPECIAL OFFER: Use the link lovemytummy.com/ifp with the code IFP, to get 10% off your purchase of Atrantil!

10.22.2018

#078 - Low Calories And Weight Stalls, Trusting Your Body, Red Vs. White Wine, Tracking And Forcing, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode78 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Episode 78 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast is sponsored by Prep Dish! Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough! And just for our listeners, go to PrepDish.com/IFpodcast for a 2 week free trial!!! You've got nothing to lose!! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES Gin's New Podcast Is Coming November 1st! Preorder the What When Wine: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine Audiobook On Audible!! 7:00 - Listener Q&A: Marsha  - Success, Sustainability, And Taking Your Time With IF 9:00 - Listener Q&A: Ryan  - Can You Stall On Weight Loss From Not Eating Enough? 23:30 - Listener Q&A: Michelle  - Should You Only Drink Red Wine For Health? Get Dry Farm Wines - Natural, Organic, Low Alcohol, Low Sugar Wines Which Are Amazing And Keto Friendly!! And With This Link, You Get A Bottle For A Penny! 23:30 - Listener Q&A: Michelle  - Should You Only Drink Red Wine For Health? 37:25 - PREP DISH Free Subscription! Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo grocery and recipe lists!! 44:35 - Listener Q&A: John  - How Do You Listen To Your Body When Used To NOT Listening To Body And Tracking And Forcing? Does Meditation Help? How To Get There? The Yoga Of Eating (Audiobook narrated by Melanie coming soon!!)

10.15.2018

#077 - Red Light Therapy For Energy, Weight Loss, Stubborn Fat, Beautiful Skin, Muscle Recovery, Exercise Performance, Sleep, Mood, Thyroid, Gut Microbiome & More! (Joovv Co-Founder Scott Nelson!)

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode77 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Today we've got a super special episode with Scott Nelson, co-founder of the Joovv Red Light Therapy Devices!! Like Intermittent Fasting, Red Light Therapy Can Benefit The Body On SO Many Levels! It Can Help You Burn Fat, Contour Your Body, Reduce Lines And Wrinkles, Produce Collagen, Support Muscle Recovery, Reduce Joint Pain And Inflammation, Combat Fatigue, Help You Sleep Better, And So Much More!! It Works On A Cellular Level To Literally Charge Your Cells Mitochondria!! In Fact, It' So Effective, It's Been Proposed To Be Banned In The Olympics! And just for our listeners! If You Order A Joovv With The Link Joovv.com/ifpodcast and use the code IFPODCAST at checkout, you'll receive a free gift!! Episode 77 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast is sponsored by Prep Dish! Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough! And just for our listeners, go to PrepDish.com/IFpodcast for a 2 week free trial!!! You've got nothing to lose!! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES   2:40 - How & Why Joovv Was Started (Is Red Light Real Science?) 7:45 - What Is Red Light And Infrared Therapy? - The Basics! 8:45 - Red Light And The Cells Mitochondria (ATP!) 10:00 - Red Light Vs. Infrared Wave Lengths 11:05 - Red Light Therapy Vs. An Infrared Sauna 14:30 - Red Light Therapy For Weight Loss, Fat Burning, And Stubborn Fat 17:24 - Red Light, IF, And Deuterium Depletion 23:20 - Red Light + IF For Targeted Fat Reduction? 24:55 - Red Light For Cellulite And Skin 27:45 - Red Light For Hair Growth 29:40 - How Long To Use Your Joovv 32:15 - Red Light For Sleep Quality And Melatonin Production 35:45 - When To Use Your Joovv? 36:20 - PREP DISH Free Subscription! Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo grocery and recipe lists!! 37:50 - Red Light Benefit For Mood 40:55 - Red Light And the Gut Microbiome 42:30 - Red Light Therapy For Muscle And Exercise Recovery 46:15 - Red Light, Blue Light, And Acne 46:50 - What To Consider When Buying A Red Light Unit (Wavelenth, Power, Etc.)  50:15 - Red Light For Detox And The Immune System 53:05 - Red Light For Thyroid 57:45 - The Different Joovv Devices 1:00:00 - Who Shouldn't Use Joovv? 1:04:07 - Red Light In The Fed Vs. Fasted State? 1:05:23 - Our Fav Red Light Benefits

10.08.2018

#076 - Weight Watchers, Elimination Diets, Hot Flashes, Starting IF When Studying, 5:2 & 4:3, Bone Broth Fasting & More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode76 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Today's episode is sponsored by Bonafide Provisions Bone Broth! They make wonderful organic bone broths and bone broth soups, slow simmered for 18 hours, and completely free of preservatives! They're frozen fresh, and perishable on purpose! Bone broths are wonderful, nourishing foods and a fantastic way to open your window! Bonafide broths are available online and in stores near you! Go to BonefideProvisions.com for more information, and to find stores and order online! Use the code IFBroth for 20% Off!! Also check out our Instagram (IFPodcast) for a Bonafide Giveaway! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES 7:05 - Listener Q&A: Nita - Cashews & Red Pistachios! 9:15 - Listener Q&A: Kristen - Hot Flashes Gone With IF? Have You Discredited 5:2 and 4:3? 20:00 - Listener Q&A: Ola - Should You Start IF When Studying? 27:00 - Listener Q&A: Sara - Should I Eliminate Dairy/Grains/Bacon If I'm Feeling Great? Thoughts On Bone Broth Fasts? 44:40 - Bonafide Provisions Bone Broth: Go to BonafideProvisions.com And Use The Code IFBroth For 20% Off!! 48:15 - Listener Q&A: Kara - Should You Combine Weight Watchers With IF?

10.01.2018

#075 - Grocery Shopping Habits, Bodybuilding, Gluten-Free/Paleo Meals, Sleep And Hunger, IF & Antibiotics, Finding The Perfect Window, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode75 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Episode 75 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast is sponsored by Prep Dish! Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough! And just for our listeners, go to PrepDish.com/IFpodcast for a 2 week free trial!!! You've got nothing to lose!! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES 9:10 - Help Support Us Patreon! (Patreon.com/IFpodcast) And get your question featured on the podcast, or have a call with Gin or Melanie! 11:45 - Listener Q&A: Karin - How To  Break The Habit Of Buying Too Many Groceries? 17:40 - Listener Q&A: Erin - Reduced Fluid Retention And Calmness With IF! And Should I Break My Fast With A Smaller Meal? 30:15 - PREP DISH Free Subscription! Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo grocery and recipe lists!!  37:25 - Listener Q&A: Colt - Best IF Approach For Body Building Competition? Should I Boost Metabolism With A Period Of High Carb Constant Eating? Should You Cycle Off IF For Metabolic Boost? 54:40 - Listener Q&A: Carolina - Should You Eat After Not Sleeping Well? Should You Do IF While Taking Antibiotics? 1:03:15 - Listener Q&A: Jen - How Do I Find The Perfect 5 Hour Window?

09.24.2018

#074 - Re-Doing Our Weight Loss Journeys, Crash Diets, Mouthwash, Time Restricted Eating Calorie Studies, Red Light Therapy, Bone Broth Giveaway, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode73 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Today's episode is sponsored by Bonafide Provisions Bone Broth! They make wonderful organic bone broths and bone broth soups, slow simmered for 18 hours, and completely free of preservatives! They're frozen fresh, and perishable on purpose! Bone broths are wonderful, nourishing foods and a fantastic way to open your window! Bonafide broths are available online and in stores near you! Go to BonefideProvisions.com for more information, and to find stores and order online! Use the code IFBroth for 20% Off!! Also check out our Instagram (IFPodcast) for a Bonafide Giveaway! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES 1:25- Deley Don't Deny Update (Pirates!) 4:40- What When Wine Update (Audiobook!) 8:00 Red Light Therapy Confidence Fitness Slim Full Body Vibration Platform Fitness Machine, Black 14:45 - Listener Feedback: Jan - The Importance Of Checking With Doctors When Chronically Fatigued 18:25 - Listener Q&A: Anna - Are There Studies Comparing Same Calories Eaten Throughout The Day Versus An 8 Hour Window? 27:45 - Bonafide Provisions Bone Broth 20% Discount And Instagram Giveaway! Go to BonafideProvisions.com and Use the code IFBroth for 20% Off!! And Check Our Instagram (IFPODCAST) For A BonaFide Bone Broth Sipping Set Giveaway!! 33:50 - Listener Q&A: Jaime - Why Did You Choose OMAD Over Other Fasting Methods? If You Did It Over Again, Would You Still Choose OMAD? Would You Have Lost The Weight As Fast Without Crash Diets? 55:50 - Listener Q&A: Holly - IF-Friedndly Unsweetened Mouthwash Recommendations?

09.17.2018

#073 - Green Smoothies, Mid-Night Hunger, IF & Nursing, The Gallbladder, Weekend Breakfasts, Ketosis And Fat Burning, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode73 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Help Make This Podcast Possible: You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES 9:00 - Listener Feedback: Tim- Success With IF And Family On Board! 10:30 - Listener Feedback: Stacie  - Fatigue From Nutritional Deficiencies  13:10 - Listener Q&A: Sue - What To Eating During Late Night Baby Feedings? 28:35 - Listener Q&A: Sabine - Is IF Safe Without A Gallbladder? 29:15 - Listener Q&A: Whitney - IF Not Working As For A Personal Trainer Without A Gallbladder? 31:15 - Listener Q&A: Charlee - Is IF Safe Without A Gallbladder? Ox Bile: Supplementing with Ox Bile can assist you in breaking down fat, especially if you lack a gallbladder. 41:50 - Listener Q&A: Maggie - How To Do Weekend Breakfast With Family And Friends During IF? 50:24 - Listener Q&A: Linda - Do You Burn Fat If You Never Enter Ketosis? Do Green Smoothies Negate The Fasting Period? Melanie's Keto Blog Post

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08.13.2018

#068 - Dr. Michael Ruscio & Gut Health: Fix Your Gut, Find YOUR Right Diet, SIBO, IBS, Low-FODMAPs, Gluten, Inflammation, Gut Microbiome, Functional Practitioners, Tackling Food Fears & More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode68 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Today’s episode is sponsored by Kettle & Fire. They make a 100% grass-fed, organic bone broth we can actually recommend!! It's gluten-free, Paleo & Keto-friendly, Whole 30 approved, simmered for 10+ hours with organic herbs, veggies, and spices, and shelf stable for 2 years... with NO preservatives!!  USE THIS LINK (kettleandfire.com/ifpodcast) with the code IFPODCAST to get 10% off your order! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES We're SO honored to have Dr. Michael Ruscio on the podcast!! Dr. Ruscio is a superstar expert on gut health in the functional medicine world. He intensely researches, studies, and can provide guidance on #allthethings about gut health, digestive issues, SIBO, IBS, probiotics, food choices, eliminating food fears, and so much more!!! Check out his AMAZING book Healthy Gut, Healthy You: The Personalized Plan to Transform Your Health from the Inside Out, to learn how address a myriad of health conditions and embrace resilient health by addressing the health of your gut. It's includes SO much fascinating information about the gut, and provides invaluable guidance to determine the best diet for YOU.   Healthy Gut Healthy You: The Personalized Plan to Transform Your Health from the Inside Out 2:00 - About Dr. Ruscio 3:00 - How Dr. Ruscio Came To Functional Medicine 7:20 - Where Should Someone Start When They're Experiencing Health Issues? 10:00 - Getting To A Broader Diet After Healing The Gut Gluten Sensitivities - Can You Maybe Actually Eat Gluten?  14:30 - Finding Your Unique, Individual Inflammatory Foods  LOW-FODMAP Diets And Inflammation  17:05 - Listener Q&A: Marike  - How Can Following A LOW FODMAP Diet Help Gut Issues? 17:50 - Is Long Term low FODMAP OK? Prioritizing Diet To Minimize Inflammation Finding Root Causes For Sensitivies  The Importance Of Not Getting Obsessed With A Diagnosis  23:10 - Clinical Evidence Supporting The Low FODMAP Diet Melanie's LOW FODMAP guide 24:55 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer  - Can IF Help Heal The Gut And Reduce Microbial Load Or Do You Need A Longer Fast? IF Can Help IBS, Motility, And Reduce Stress Using Probiotics For Gut Health - Should You Use Them With SIBO? Antimicrobial Therapy And AntiBiofilm Agents On NOT Talking Yourself Out Of Therapies... Trusting Approaches 34:40 - How To Find A Good Functional Medical Doc? 39:00 - The Healthy Gut Healthy You Protocol  40:30 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer  - Do Restrictive Diets Hurt The Gut Microbiome? 45:50 - The Three Probiotic Categories  48:00 - Avoiding Information Overload, Knowing What Is Accurate Vs. Noise 49:20 - The Significance Of The Placebo Effect 52:20 - How Does IF Affect Gut Health? 55:15 - How To Find The Right Diet/ Health Intervention For YOU (Listening To Your Body!) 57:15 - How Long Should You Try A Dietary Approach Before Evaluating?  1:00:20 - How To Address Your Relationship To Food In A Healthy Way? (Fears, Binging, Rescitrciton, Acceptance, Etc.?)

08.06.2018

#067 - Defining “Maintenance,” Stopping Food Fears And Restrictive Habits, BMIs, How Melanie & Gin Met, Stevia & Biofilms, Serrapeptase, & More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode67 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES 7:40 - Listener Q&A: Kim  - How Did Melanie & Gin Meet And Decide To Do The Podcast?  8:55 - Listener Q&A: Katherine  - How Did Melanie & Gin Meet And Decide To Do The Podcast? Window - Fasting Tracker App: An iOS app developed by Gin's son to help you track your windows! 8:55 - Listener Q&A: Jodi  - How To Break Restrictive Food Habits? 33:05 - Listener Q&A: Bailey  - Is "Maintenance" A Weight Goal, Or When You Stop Losing Weight? AC: The Power of Appetite Correction (Bert Herring): Gin's favorite book for learning all about the nature of appetite and cravings. 44:55 - Listener Q&A: Kenny  - What Does Maintenace Look Like? Is There A "Trick" To Maintenance? How To Transition To It? 48:35 - Listener Q&A: Hollie  - How Do You Maintain While Still Practicing IF? Does The Body Know When To Stop Losing?  49:45 - Listener Q&A: Sara   - How To Do Maintenance Without Losing Weight? 50:20 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer  - Should Goal Weight Be Based On BMI? How Do You Now If It's A Plateau Or Maintenance?  54:15 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer  - How Long To Take Serrapeptase To Notice Benefits? Doctor's Best High Potency Serrapeptase 59:35 - Stevia And Biofilms The Stevia Most Effective Against Lyme Biofillms: NutraMedix - Stevia, 1 Ounce

07.30.2018

#067 - Defining “ Maintenance,” Stopping Food Fears And Restrictive Habits, BMIs, How Melanie & Gin Met, Stevia & Biofilms, Serrapeptase, & More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode67 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES 7:40 - Listener Q&A;: Kim  - How Did Melanie & Gin Meet And Decide To Do The Podcast?  8:55 - Listener Q&A;: Katherine  - How Did Melanie & Gin Meet And Decide To Do The Podcast? Window - Fasting Tracker App: An iOS app developed by Gin's son to help you track your windows! 8:55 - Listener Q&A;: Jodi  - How To Break Restrictive Food Habits? 33:05 - Listener Q&A;: Bailey  - Is "Maintenance" A Weight Goal, Or When You Stop Losing Weight? AC: The Power of Appetite Correction (Bert Herring): Gin's favorite book for learning all about the nature of appetite and cravings. 44:55 - Listener Q&A;: Kenny  - What Does Maintenace Look Like? Is There A "Trick" To Maintenance? How To Transition To It? 48:35 - Listener Q&A;: Hollie  - How Do You Maintain While Still Practicing IF? Does The Body Know When To Stop Losing?  49:45 - Listener Q&A;: Sara   - How To Do Maintenance Without Losing Weight? 50:20 - Listener Q&A;: Jennifer  - Should Goal Weight Be Based On BMI? How Do You Now If It's A Plateau Or Maintenance?  54:15 - Listener Q&A;: Jennifer  - How Long To Take Serrapeptase To Notice Benefits? Doctor's Best High Potency Serrapeptase 59:35 - Stevia And Biofilms The Stevia Most Effective Against Lyme Biofillms: NutraMedix - Stevia, 1 Ounce    

07.29.2018
07.23.2018

#065 - ADHD Meds, Cannabis, Ancestreal Supplements, Plant Antinutrients, The Great Legume Debate, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode65 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Check out our instagram account (IFpodcast) for an Ancesreal Grassfed Organs complex giveaway! And Use This Link with the code IFAST for 15% off your order, and check out our Instagram (IFPodcast) for a giveaway! Just comment your fav IF benefit to win! You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES 7:05 - ANCESTREAL SUPPLEMENTS (GRASSFED ORGANS!)  USE THIS LINK, WITH THE CODE IFAST FOR 15% OFF ANCESTREAL SUPPLEMENTS! Check Out Our Instagram (IFPodcast) For Ancestreal Supplement Giveaway! 10:15 - Listener Q&A: Megan  - What Ancestral Supps Does Melanie Use? Benefits? Do They Break The Fast? 15:30 - Listener Q&A: Becca  - Tea Tree Toothpicks 17:15 - Listener Q&A: Melinda  - Starbucks Nitro Coffee For IF 22:00 - Listener Q&A: Olivia  - How Does Marijauna or ADHD Meds Affect The Fast? 25:05 - Listener Q&A: Judith  - Does Cannabis Mess Up IF? 34:55 - Listener Q&A: Olivia  - What Are Legume Anti-Nutrients? What Other Plants Have Anti-NUtrients? 35:15 - Listener Q&A: Kelly  - Why Do Beans Cause Inflammation And GI Distress If Linked To Longevity?

07.16.2018

#064 - Napping, Glycogen Stores, Fasting From Fasting, Energy Drinks, Diverticulitis, Vacation Recovery, Bone Broth Giveaway, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode64 for full shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Today’s episode is sponsored by Kettle & Fire. They make a 100% grass-fed, organic bone broth we can actually recommend!! It's gluten-free, Paleo & Keto-friendly, Whole 30 approved, simmered for 10+ hours with organic herbs, veggies, and spices, and shelf stable for 2 years... with NO preservatives!!  USE THIS LINK, with the code IFPODCAST to get 10% off your order! Also check out our instagram account (IFpodcast) for a 6 carton giveaway!!! You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES 7:10 -The Benefits Of Bone Broth 11:15 - Listener Q&A: Caroline  - Can You Drink Bone Broth While Fasting?  14:02 - Listener Q&A: Lorraine  - Can IF Help Diverticulitis?  23:30 - Listener Q&A: Ivanna  - Should You Fast Or Exercise On Vacation? 37:35 - Listener Q&A: Rachael  - Does A Weekend Splurge Reset Your Glycogen For 3 Weeks Before Ketosis? Set You Back Weeks For Ketosis? 48:00 - Listener Q&A: Emily  - How Do Naps Or Sleeping In Affect IF? 54:50 - Listener Q&A: Nikki -  Can I Have Sugar-Free Energy Drinks During The Fast?

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06.25.2018

#061 - Ori Hofmekler: The Warrior Diet, Why Stress Is Good!, Muscle Gain, When IF Becomes Detrimental, Gaining Weight With IF, Longevity Vs. Strength, Carb Vs. Fat Fuels, Circadian Rhythms, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode61 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOWNOTES 3:15 - Ori's Story  7:00 - The Spiritual Aspect Of Fasting 8:15 - Choosing Not To Eat Meat (Humanitarianism and Biological Reasons)  13:45 - Thoughts On Coffee 12:21 - A Food Day In Ori's Life 14:45 - Undereating In The Fasted State 16:00 - Why Fasting Never Fails 18:30 - Tea Vs. Coffee 19:40 - Changed Taste Senses, The Imporanct of Food For Pleasure  20:20 - Why Fasting Is A Hormetic Stress And Not Detrimental (Heat Shock Protein Response, Autophagy) 24:45 - Overdoing Fasting 25:30 - How Do You Know When Fasting Has Become Detrimental?  29:50 - Circadian Rhythms - Is Daytime Eating Better?  37:50 - How Do You Gain Or Maintain Weight With IF? 41:00 - Building Muscle With IF (Muscle Fibers) 42:35 - Longevity Vs. Strength Priority  43:25 - Mucle Fiber Summary  47:30 - Carb Vs. Fat Fuel 48:00 - The Role Of Insulin 53:15 -  What Type Of Exercise Is Perfect For IF? 1:00 -  The Need For Real Food 1:03 -  Sugar Solution Teaser!

06.18.2018

#060 - How To Boost Dopamine, Number Of Meals & Snacks, Meat Broth/Bone Broth/Powdered Broth, Restless Legs, High Morning Blood Sugar, & More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode60 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES 10:30 - Listener Feedback: Angelica  - Swishing Bubbles Before Swallowing 10:30 - Listener Feedback: Lee  - Success With A Healthy Version Of IF!   22:36 - Listener Q&A: Sheila  - OMAD vs. OMAD + Snack: Does The Amount Of Meals/Snacks Make A Difference? 29:10 - Listener Q&A: Sheila  - What Is The Difference Between Meat Broth And Bone Broth? 29:25 - Listener Q&A : Diana  - Thoughts On Powdered Bone Broth? Bone Broth Recipes! Check out What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine (Melanie Avalon)  The Bone Broth Miracle: How an Ancient Remedy Can Improve Health, Fight Aging, and Boost Beauty (Ariane Resnick)  39:50 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer  - Do You Take All The Supplements? 53:35 - Listener Q&A: Tiff - Should You Adjust Carbs Or IF For High Blood Morning Sugar?

06.11.2018

#059 - Attracting People To IF, Counting The Fast Vs. Eating Hours, Electrolytes, Tap Water, FMD Clairification, Lucid Dreaming, Homemade Bread, & More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode59 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES 5:40: Fructose Breakdown Clarification (See Episode 58: #058 – Fasting After Exercise, Canned And Frozen Foods, Menstrual Cycles & PCOS, Fruit & Fat Burning, Maintaining Weight, Sleep For Muscle Building, Alka Seltzer, And More! for morel!) The Paleo Cure: Eat Right for Your Genes, Body Type, and Personal Health Needs - Prevent and Reverse Disease, Lose Weight Effortlessly, and Look and Feel Better than Ever (Chris Kresser) 6:50 - Visceral Vs. Subcutaneous Fat And Changes In The Mirror/Plateaus 9:20 - Citrus Vs. Caffeine 11:30 - Listener Feedback: Christy  - Thoughts On Prolon? Clarification about FMD/Longevity Diet Episode 57: Dr. Valter Longo!: The Fasting Mimicking Diet, Eating For Longevity, High Vs. Low Protein Diets, Ancestry Diets, Meat Vs. Plant Diets, Rebuilding The Gut, Food Tolerances, Mindset And The Immune System, The Blue Zones, And More! The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease, and Optimize Weight (Dr. Valter Longo): A comprehensive overview of fasting-expert Dr. Valter Longo's research and philosophies on aging healthier and extending life expectancy, including his pescatarian eating plan (the "Longevity Diet") and 5-day fasting-mimicking diet (FMD) done intermittently throughout the year. 19:45 - Listener Feedback: Amanda  - Thyroid Episode Feedback Thyroid Episode Link 20:35 - Listener Feedback: Liz  - "Fasting" Vs. Windows Terminology 23:30 - Listener Feedback: Cortano  - What Arguments To Attract (Hard To Convince) People To IF? 44:10 - Listener Feedback: Colt  - Should You Drink Tap Water For Electrolyres And Minerals? Gallon Jars: Use These Glass Gallon Jars To Fill With Filtered Water From Ralphs/ Kroger/ Whole Foods/ etc.  Concentrace Trace Mineral Drops: Add These Mineral Drops To Your Purified Water For Perfect, Health- Supporting Water! 50:40 - Listener Feedback: Madeline  - Should You Count The Fasting Hours Or Eating Hours? And Gin's Homemade Bread Recipe Please?

06.04.2018

#058 - Fasting After Exercise, Canned And Frozen Foods, Menstrual Cycles, PCOS, Fruit & Fat Burning, Maintaining Weight, Sleep For Muscle Building, Alka Seltzer, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode58 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES 7:24 - Listener Feedback: Lauren  - IF Helping PCOS And Menstrual Cycles 11:20 - Listener Feedback: Sarah  - Serrapeptase Side Effects 11:20 - Listener Q&A: Heather  - Can You Fast And Maintain Weight? 19:20 - Listener Q&A: Christina  - Is Alka Seltzer Ok During The Fast? 20:30 - Listener Q&A: Stephanie  - Is Club Soda Or Seltzer Water Ok During The Fast? 24:12 - Listener Q&A: Christina  - Can You Fast For 5 Hours After Exercising? Do You Need TO Eat Right After? (And What When Wine Vegan Recipe Feedback!) Vegan And Paleo Recipes: What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine 36:30 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer  - Does Fruit Stop Fat Burning?  45:50 - Listener Q&A: Krista  - Thoughts On Canned Or Frozen Veggies And Fruits?  55:05 - Listener Q&A: Tom  - How Much Sleep Do You Need To Build Muscle?

05.28.2018

#057 - Dr. Valter Longo: The Fasting Mimicking Diet, Eating For Longevity, High Vs. Low Protein, Ancestry Diets, Meat Vs. Plants, Rebuilding The Gut, Food Tolerances, The Blue Zones, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode57 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle ABOUT DR. LONGO Dr. Valter Longo, Professor of Gerontology and Biological Science and Director of The Longevity Institute at the School of Gerontology at USC, is one of the world's premier experts on living longer, healthier lives. He's been dubbed "The Guru of Longevity" by TIME Magazine. Dr. Longo is interested in understanding the fundamental mechanisms of aging in yeast, mice and humans by using genetics and biochemistry techniques and identifying the molecular pathways conserved from simple organisms to humans that can be modulated to protect against multiple stresses and treat or prevent cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease and other diseases of aging. The focus is on the signal transduction pathways that regulate resistance to oxidative damage in yeast and mice. Dr. Longo's new book, The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease, and Optimize Weight, is the one-stop guide to his research and philosophies on aging healthier and extending life expectancy. It's medical approach is based on his 5 Pillars of Longevity, where each pillar looks at several key factors that influence our chances of optimal health. The practical application of which combines a healthy, every day, pescatarian eating plan (the "Longevity Diet") with a 5-day fasting-mimicking diet, or FMD, done intermittently throughout the year.    SHOW NOTES 4:00 - Dr. Longo's Background 5:20 - What Are The Longevity Diet And Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD?) 6:20 - How Does The FMD Compare To Intermittent Fasting? 9:00 - How Does The FMD Compare To Keto? 10:55 - When Should Someone Do A FMD? 13:45 - What Are The Health Benefits Of the FMD? 15:05 - What Is Prolon? 17:07 - How Does Dr. Longo Feel About Homemade Versions Of The FMD? 17:07 - How Does Dr. Longo Feel About Homemade Versions Of The FMD? 21:30 - What Is Juventology? 22:40 - How And Why Should You Eat Based On Your Ancestry? 25:00 - What Commonalities Are There In The Blue Zones? 27:50 - How Far Back Do You Need To Look In Determining Ancestral Diet? 29:10 - What About People Who Suffer With GI Distress From Lots Of Plant 34:05 - What About People Who Thrive On Higher Protein Diets? 36:45 - Tips For Rebuilding Gut And Adding In Foods?  36:45 - Tips For Rebuilding Gut And Adding In Foods? 38:45 - Should You Use Probiotics? 40:30 - Why Are We Seeing So Many Degernative Diseases Today? 42:20 - How Does Mindset Affect Our Food And Immune System? 44:00 - What Does The Longevity Diet Look Like?  48:35 - What Are The Five Pillars Of Longevity? 52:55 - Why Do We Need Higher Protein When Older? 55:00 - Centenarians Who Eat Whatever They Want (Genetics Explained) 58:10 - Three Principals To Support Health And Longevity? 1:10 - Dr. Longo's Typical Diet... What Has He Eaten Today?

05.20.2018

#057 - The Fasting Mimicking Diet, Eating For Longevity, High Vs. Low Protein Diets, Ancestry Diets, Meat Vs. Plant Diets, Rebuilding The Gut, Food Tolerances, The Blue Zones, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode57 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  Support us on Patreon! (Every dollar can help make this podcast possible!) Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle ABOUT DR. LONGO Dr. Valter Longo, Professor of Gerontology and Biological Science and Director of The Longevity Institute at the School of Gerontology at USC, is one of the world's premier experts on living longer, healthier lives. He's been dubbed "The Guru of Longevity" by TIME Magazine. Dr. Longo is interested in understanding the fundamental mechanisms of aging in yeast, mice and humans by using genetics and biochemistry techniques and identifying the molecular pathways conserved from simple organisms to humans that can be modulated to protect against multiple stresses and treat or prevent cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease and other diseases of aging. The focus is on the signal transduction pathways that regulate resistance to oxidative damage in yeast and mice. Dr. Longo's new book, The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease, and Optimize Weight, is the one-stop guide to his research and philosophies on aging healthier and extending life expectancy. It's medical approach is based on his 5 Pillars of Longevity, where each pillar looks at several key factors that influence our chances of optimal health. The practical application of which combines a healthy, every day, pescatarian eating plan (the "Longevity Diet") with a 5-day fasting-mimicking diet, or FMD, done intermittently throughout the year.    SHOW NOTES 4:00 - Dr. Longo's Background 5:20 - What Are The Longevity Diet And Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD?) 6:20 - How Does The FMD Compare To Intermittent Fasting? 9:00 - How Does The FMD Compare To Keto? 10:55 - When Should Someone Do A FMD? 13:45 - What Are The Health Benefits Of the FMD? 15:05 - What Is Prolon? 17:07 - How Does Dr. Longo Feel About Homemade Versions Of The FMD? 17:07 - How Does Dr. Longo Feel About Homemade Versions Of The FMD? 21:30 - What Is Juventology? 22:40 - How And Why Should You Eat Based On Your Ancestry? 2

05.20.2018
05.14.2018

#055 - Special Episode With JJ VIRGIN: Fat Vs. Sugar Burners, Carb Intakes, Food Sensitivities, Cleaning Up Diet, Stress Reduction, Positive Mindset Hacks, Eating Windows, Circadian Rhythms & More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode55 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Celebrity nutrition expert and Fitness Hall of Famer JJ Virgin teaches clients how to break through food and carb intolerances, so they can finally lose the weight to transform their health and their lives. JJ is a prominent TV and media personality, whose previous features include co-host of TLC’sFreaky Eaters​, health expert for ​Dr. Phil​, and appearances on PBS, ​Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray, Access Hollywood, ​and the​ TODAY Show.​ She also speaks regularly and has shared the stage with notables including TD Jakes, Tony Robbins, and ​Brendon Burchard​. JJ is the author of fourNY Times​ bestsellers: ​The Virgin Diet, The Virgin Diet Cookbook, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet​, and​ JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook. Find articles, recipes, helpful online programs, and more at​ ​www.jjvirgin.com​. 3:10 - The Difference Between Being A Sugar Burner And Fat Burner 6:25 - How Do You Become A Fat Burner? (And Roadblocks Along The Way!) 10:30 - Finding How Many Carbs You Feel Best On, And When Keto Isn't Right 12:00 - Early Eating Windows 14:25 - Circadian Genes And Eating Windows 16:35 - Seasons, Sleeping, And Insulin Sensitivity  17:45 - Fruit And Vitamin D Production 18:20 - Tips ANd Tricks For Starting IF & Cleaning Up Your Diet 20:55 - Food Sensitivities And Craving The Foods That Hurt Us 23:45 - IGE Vs. IGG reactions  25:00 - How To Identify Your Food Sensitiites  29:45 - Stress Reducing Techniques (Gratitude, Little Wins, Appreciating People, Tapping, HIIT) 34:20 - The Importance Of Appreciating And Taking Time For Your Meals 36:40 - The Importance Of Chewing  38:40 - How To Develop A Positive Mindset (Rubber Bands, Managing Environment, Removing Negativity)  46:55 - Get JJ's Free Challenge Guide!    Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle

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04.23.2018

#052 - The THYROID Episode With Elle Russ! Self Diagnosing Hypothyroidism, Lab Markers, Natural Desiccated Thyroid, Feeling Bad With “Normal” Levels, IF & The Adrenals, Stress, Doing LESS, & More

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode52 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle Elle Russ is a writer and host of the popular Primal Blueprint Podcast. She is the leading voice of thyroid health in the fast-growing Paleo, Primal, and Ancestral Health Movements. Originally from downtown Chicago, Elle lives and plays in Malibu, CA. You can learn more about her at ElleRuss.com Elle wrote The Paleo Thyroid Solution after consulting with over two dozen endocrinologists, internal medicine specialists, and general practice MDs...but her thyroid condition was only getting worse - and nothing from doctors resembled a solution, or even hope. Exasperated and desperate, Elle took control of her own health and resolved two severe bouts of hypothyroidism on her own – including an acute Reverse T3 problem. Through a devoted paleo/primal lifestyle, intensive personal experimentation, and a radically modified approach to thyroid hormone replacement therapy…Elle went from fat, foggy, and fatigued – to fit, focused, and full of life! Listen to Find Out How To Get Elle's FREE Thyroid Guide!!! 3:04 -Elle's Story & The Problem With Diagnosing Thyroid Problems Today 9:50 - Self-Diagnosing Thyroid Problems With Temps 11:25 - How The Thyroid Works 19:50 - What Lab Markers You Need To Get Tested 21:10 - Conventional T4 Medications Vs Natural Desiccated Thyroid 30:04 - Listener Q&A: Stephanie  - My doctor is concerned about IF affecting adrenally, thyroid and hormone levels? 30:00 - Listener Q&A: Sallie  - Does IF put too much stress on the adrenals and the whole adrenal/thyroid complex? 32:10 - Listener Q&A: Alessandra  - Is an IF lifestyle okay for someone hypothyroidism?  45:30 -The Importance Of Not Going Too Hard 47:10 - The Significance of Cortisol, Stress And Being Kind To Your Body 47:10 - Listener Q&A:  - The Significance of Stress, Finding the Root Of The Problem, Doing Less Rather Than More, & Loving Your Your Body   Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle

04.16.2018

#051 - Transitioning Tips, Acid Reflux, Stevia, Do Calories Count Or Not?, Migraines, NOT Hungry, Restrictive Mindsets, IF & Exercise, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode51 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like! You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle  7:10 - Listener Q&A: Linda  - Why Am I Not Ravenous In My Eating Window? 13:25 - Listener Q&A: Linda  - Do Calories Count Or Not? ("X Is A lot of Calories- Restrictive Mindset) 24:10 - Listener Q&A: Linda  - How Does IF Affect Acid Reflux? 24:55 - Listener Q&A: Keiran  - How To Do OMAD At Night And Not Get Acid Reflux? Will IF Reduce Acid Reflux? Does Acid Reduce At Bed? Should I Change Eating Window? 33:50 - Listener Q&A: Michelle  - Suggestions For Transitioning Into IF? 42:55 - Listener Q&A: Michelle  - How To Get Through Migraines With IF? 49:00 - Listener Q&A: Michelle  - What Kind Of Exercise Do You Do? Morning Or Evening? How Many Times Per Weeks? Difficulties With IF? 53:30 - Listener Q&A: Carolina  - Can You Have Stevia In Eating Window?

04.09.2018

#050 - IF & Sexual Attraction, Money Savings, Liquor, Diatamaceous Earth, Gluten Intolerance, Allergy Medications, Day Vs. Night Windows, Citric Acid, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode49 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like! You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle  4:30 - Listener Kristin:  - IF Success Story From A Physician And Patients  7:10 - Listener Q&A: Gia  - Does Diatamaceous Earth Break The Fast? 12:26 - Listener Q&A: Gia  - Can IF Heal Gluten-Intolerance  17:05 - Listener Q&A: Gia  - Do Allergy Meds Affect Fasting? 19:50 - Listener Q&A: Gia  - Does IF Increase Attention From The Opposite Sex? 22:30 - Listener Q&A: Tonya  - How Much Money Do You Save Per Month On Food? 31:45 - Listener Q&A: Trish  - How Does Liquor Affect IF?  40:30 - Listener Q&A: Elishka  - HIs A Daytime Window As Effective As A Nighttime Window? 49:30 - Listener Q&A: Olivia  - Does Citric Acid Break The Fast?

04.02.2018

#049 - IF & Morning People, CBD Oil, Emotional Crutches, How To Know If Your Gut Is Healthy, UK Organic Wines, Crashing After Eating, And More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode49 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like! You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle  7:50 - Listener Feedback: Faye - Ditching The Husband AND Weight, And Gaining So Many Benefits! 11:30 - Listener Feedback: Jessica - UK Organic Wine Reccomendation    13:25 - Listener Feedback: Hayley - How Do You Deal With The Emotional Components of IF And Giving Up Crutches?   27:25 - Listener Q&A: Sarah - Does CBD Oil Break The Fast Or Hinder Autophagy? Does Peppermint Stimulate Appetite?  35:05 - Listener Feedback: Rosie - How Do You Know If You Have A Healthy Gut? 35:05 - Listener Feedback: Rosie - How Do You Know If You Have A Healthy Gut? 45:50 - Listener Feedback: Becca - How To Get More Energy At Night For Morning People? 47:25 - Listener Feedback: Celeste - How To Stop Crashing After Eating?

03.26.2018

#048 - Wearable Weights, Mid-Fast Hunger, Fasting Teens?, Vegetarian Paleo, Reversing Diabetes, & More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode48 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like! You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle 5:45- Listener Feedback: Mainak  - IF Success & Need For Way To Embrace "Fear" Or "Pain" Of Initiation  8:50 - Listener Feedback: Tino  - Reversing Diabetes With IF And Taking Your Health Into Your Own Hands 15:25 - Listener Feedback: Kelly  - Light Sensitivity As Indicator Of Adrenal Stress (For Liz) 16:40 - Listener Feedback: Karen  - Exercise At The End Of Fast For Blasting Through Plateaus 20:45 - Listener Feedback: Claire  - Calories In A Pound of Human Fat 25:10 - Listener Q&A: Statia  - Is Mid-Fast Hunger Normal? 29:45 - Listener Q&A: Rebecca  - More Details On Wearable Weights: Risks, Effectiveness, Muscle Building Or Calorie Burning, How Long, Vest, Size? 30:50 - Listener Q&A: Jessica  - Heaviness Of Wearable Weights? 40:25 - Listener Q&A: Jessica  - How To Do Paleo As Vegetarian? 46:50 - Listener Q&A: Max  - Is IF Ok For A Growing Teen? 48:10 - Listener Q&A: Genienne  - Could IF Help A Sick, Fatigued, Allergy-Ridden Teen? 48:25 - Listener Q&A: Angela  - Should Teens Do IF? Have There Been Any Studies On Teens And HGH? Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle

03.19.2018

#047 - THE KETO EPISODE With The Keto-Mojo Founder: Ketones, Testing Methods (Urine, Breath, Blood), Fat Adaption, Keto Signs/Problems, Supplemental Ketones, Carbs & Keto, Keto For Weight Loss & More!

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode47 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like! WIN A FREE KETO-MOJO METER, 60 Ketone Strips, and 50 glucose strips!!! Like our Instagram page (IFPodcast), and comment your favorite IF benefit on the Keto-Mojo post!! KETO-MOJO Official Site You can support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle 2:05 - Dorian Greenow's Story And IF History 7:15 - What Is Ketosis? Types Of Ketones Produced 8:30 - Why Urine Sticks Are Unreliable 8:30 - Listener Q&A: Betty - Do Urine Ketone Levels Indicate Fat Burning?  11:20 - Why Ketone Breath Meters Are Inaccurate  13:25 - Listener Q&A: Jamie - Does Bad Breath Always Indicate Ketosis?  16:00 - Listener Q&A: Rachel - What Are The Different/Best Ketosis Testing Methods? How Often Should You Test? 16:15 - Listener Q&A: Angie - How Do You Know When You're In Ketosis?  19:40 - Glucose Strips For Insulin Testing  20:20 - What Ketone Measurements Indicate 21:15 - How Measuring Ketones Combats The Scale 21:30 - Beta Hydroxybutyrate (BHB) 22:15 - Listener Q&A: Christine - Are Headaches Common With Ketosis?  24:45 - MCT Oil 27:00 - Ketosis and Hypoglycemia 29:10 - How The Meters Work 33:15 - Listener Q&A: Brigitte= What Is Fat  33:20 - Listener Q&A: Lori= Is Ketosis The Same As Fat Adaptation?   33:25 - Listener Q&A: Christine CHECK= Is Ketosis Different From Fat Adaptation? 36:33 - When Does Ketosis Start? Can You Enter Ketosis With Carbs In Your Window? 45:21 - Listener Q&A: Christine CHECK= Are Some People Keto Resistant? 45:25 - Listener Q&A: Emily= Is Keto For Everyone? 45:30 - Listener Q&A: Laura= Can You Be In Ketosis But Not Burn Fat? 47:40 - Net Carbs Vs Total Carbs 50:00 - High Fat Keto And Weight Loss Thoughts on USDA, FDA, Sustainability, And Food Policy

03.12.2018

#046 - The Coffee Episode Part 2: Coffee Sensitivity, Coffee Calories, Starbucks, Spices, Bulletproof Coffee, Mushroom Coffee, Caffeinated Water, Serrapeptase, Creamers, Creamers, Splenda

Check out IFPodcast.com/Episode46 for shownotes and references, and IFPodcast.com/StuffWeLike for all the stuff we like!  You can support us at Patreon.com/IFpodcast. It would mean the world!! We LOVE putting time into this podcast, and every dollar can help us continue to make that possible! Get Melanie's Book What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine, on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Get Gin's Books' Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle SHOW NOTES 11:30 - Listener Q&A: Paige  - Can You Be Sensitive To Coffee? 16:55 - Listener Q&A: Alice  - Can Too Much Coffee Stop Weight Loss From Too Many Calories? 19:40 - Listener Q&A: Kelly  - Can You Take Serrapeptase With Coffee?  23:40 - Listener Q&A: Margherite  - Does Cinnamon Release Insulin? And Are Ketone Test Strips Accurate? 24:25 - Listener Q&A: Molly  - Do Spices In Coffee Break The Fast? If I'm Not Losing Weight, Am I Not In Ketosis? 34:20 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer  - Can I Use Vital Protein Collagen During The Fast? What Supplements Can You Take During The Fast? 38:15 - Listener Q&A: Denise  - Does Coconut Creamer And/OR Kombucha Break The Fast? 39:05 - Listener Q&A: Ashley  - Can I Have A Little Half And Half In My Coffee? 39:25 - Listener Q&A: Aaryn  - Can I Have Unsweetened Almond Creamer In My Coffee? 41:40 - Listener Q&A: Lisa  - Does BPC Break The Fast? If So, Does It Reset The Fast? Is A "Fading" Feeling Normal? How Much Water Should I Drink?   45:42 - Listener Q&A: Chris  - Can I Use Butter And Splenda In My Coffee? 51:30 - Listener Q&A: Letitia  - Can I Drink Four Sigmatic Mushroom Coffee Or The Elixers During The Fast? 55:55 - Listener Q&A: Nikki  - Is Caffeinated Water Ok During The Fast?

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