Episode 17: Advice Learned The Hard Way, High Fasting Blood Sugar, HIIT, Lemons, Limes, Apple Cider Vinegar, Headaches, Hangries & More!

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Aug 14

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Welcome to Episode 17 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of The What When Wine Diet: Effortless Weight Loss - Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

Hi friends! In this episode, we discuss if lemon or lime juice and apple cider vinegar break the fast, how to deal with fasting headaches and hangries, and why you may have high blood sugar while fasting. On the exercise front, we discuss if you should power through with low energy while fasting, and talk about HIIT. We also gives our best piece of advice we learned the hard way when we first started IF!

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

2:05 - Gin's vacation experience

6:45 - Listener Q&A: Angelia - Does lemon juice and apple cider vinegar break the fast?

6:45 - Listener Q&A: Leslie - Does lemon and lime water cause an insulin response?

6:45 - Listener Q&A: Kelly - Can I add lemon and lime to water? How long till the headaches from starting IF go away?

Gin's Blog Post - Can I Have ____ While Fasting?

17:50 - Listener Q&A: Heather - Why Are Fasting Blood Sugars High?

The Dawn Phenomenon – T2D 8

25:20 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer - What To Do If Exercise Performance Is Difficult During IF?

25:25 - Listener Q&A: Jeanne - What's The Best Piece Of Advice You Learned The Hard Way For IF Beginners? 

34:07 - Listener Q&A: Christine - How To Deal With The Hangries While Fasting?

40:40 - Listener Q&A: Tom - Is HIIT Ok To Combine With A 16/8 IF?

STUFF WE LIKE

M Berry - Makes Sour Things Taste Sweet!

The Adrenal Reset Diet

Bulletproof Coffee - Melanie's favorite brand of coffee (though not ecessarily with added coconut oil) for the fast. It tastes great and is specifically made to be low toxin which is a major problem with most coffees.

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

BUY Delay Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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