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Sep 11

Episode 21- Cheat Days, Defining One Meal, Matcha Tea, If It Fits Your Macros, Eating After Exercise, Menstrual Cravings, Skipping Dinner, Overnight Weight Changes, Changing IF Protocols, Hunger Signals

Cravings , Fasting Approaches , Intermittent Fasting , Meals , One Meal A Day , Windows

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Welcome to Episode 21 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

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

SHOW NOTES

5:48 - Listener Q&A: Gina  - What Do You Mean By One Meal?

5:48 - Listener Q&A: Nicole  - Do You Need To Eat Right After Exercise?

5:48 - Listener Q&A: Nicole - Is It Ok To Eat A Lot Before Your Menstrual Cycles?

16:06 - Listener Q&A: Sarah  - Do You Have Cheat Days? Are They Important?

21:22 - Listener Q&A: Alex  - What Do You Think About The "If It Fits Your Macros" Approach?

27:57 - Listener Q&A: Laura  - How Long To See Weight Loss?

37:30 - Listener Q&A: Emily  - Why Does Weight Change So Extremely And Drastically After A Cheat Day?

42:05 - Listener Q&A: Ku  - Can You Skip Dinner In Your IF Protocol? 

47:25 - Listener Q&A: Gloria  - How Will Shifting From A Few Longer Fasts, To Daily 24 Hour Fasts Affect Weight Loss? 

47:25 - Listener Q&A: Gloria  -  Should Hunger Signals Be Trusted? 

47:25 - Listener Q&A: Gloria  -  Should You Change Your IF Approach If Weight Loss Slows Down? 

56:28 - Listener Q&A: Rae  - Does Matcha Tea Break The Fast? 

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

STUFF WE LIKE

Instant Pot (Great for sautéing, slow cooking, and pressure cooking - especially if you want to make bone broth!)

Happy Scale App

Window App

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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Sep 04

Episode 20: Tired After Eating, Oil Pulling, Optimum Fasting Time, Fruit And GI Distress, Purposeful Calorie Restriction, Accidental Food, Probiotics, Kids And Fasting, And More!

5:2 , Fasting Approaches , Fruit , Intermittent Fasting , Meals , Mindsets , Supplements , Windows

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Welcome to Episode 19 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

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

SHOW NOTES

5:50 - Listener Q&A: Maren - What To Do If You Feel Tired When You Start Eating?

5:50 - Listener Q&A: Meryl - Why Do I Feel Whoosie After Eating?

16:35 - Listener Q&A: Sarah - Does Oil Pulling Break The Fast?

21:05 - Listener Q&A: Julian - What's The Optimum Time For A Fast? 

22:00 - What Is 5:2 Fasting? 

28:15 - Listener Q&A: Maryellen - Why Can Fruit Cause GI Distress? 

Fructose Malabsorption List

Melanie's Low Fodmap Guide

34:05 - Listener Q&A: David - Is Purposeful Calore Restriction OK?

41:25 - Listener Q&A: Alissa - Do Hunger Signals And Hunger Headaches Go Away With IF?

46:31 - Listener Q&A: Alissa - Does An Accidental Bite Of Food Ruin Your Fast?

48:58 - Listener Q&A: Alissa - When Should You Take A Probiotic?

56:20 - Listener Q&A: Tasha - Should Kids Fast?

STUFF WE LIKE

Left Coast MCT Oil (Melanie likes this brand a lot, which is derived only from coconuts, has a nice C8/C10 ratio, and is quite affordable. However, it does come in a BPA-free plastic bottle, so consider transferring it to a glass bottle when you get it!)

Brain Octane MCT Oil (More expensive, as it is C8 only - which is faster assimilated and potentially more ketogenic.)

Clean MCT Oil (More expensive, as it is C8 only - which is faster assimilated and potentially more ketogenic.)

AC: The Power Of Appetite Correction (Bert Herring) (Gin loves this book!)

Prescript Assist (Awesome soil-based probiotic!!)

Rejuvenative Foods Fermented Food (Melanie is obsessed with their "Vegi-Delite", available at some Whole Foods)

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

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

 

 

IF Podcast Episode 3
May 08

Episode 3: Our Top 5 IF Benefits, Autophagy, Breakfast For One Meal A Day

Alternate Day Fasting , Benefits , Intermittent Fasting , Leangains , Maintenance , Meals , One Meal A Day

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Welcome to episode 3 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by 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. In this episode, we discuss our personal favorite IF benefits, and answer listener questions about autophagy and if you can do breakfast for one meal a day.

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

SHOW NOTES

2:20 -  Melanie's Top 5 IF Benefits

4:10 -  Gin's Top 5 IF Benefits

5:55 -  IF Benefit: Weight Loss 

8:10 -  IF Benefit: Weight Maintenance (And Muscle Maintenance!)

10:00 - IF Benefit: Easy

12:50 -  IF Benefit: Feasting! 

14:25 -  IF Benefit: Anti-Inflammatory (Allergies, Acne, Headaches, etc.) 

18:30 -  IF Benefit: The "High" In The Zone Feeling

21:35 -  IF Benefit: No "Dieting" (No Calorie Counting, No Foods Off Limits)

22:30 -  Listener Q&A - Rachel Ramirez: What is Autophagy? 

26:05 - Listener Q&A - Sam: Breakfast For One Meal A Day? 

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

intermittent fasting approaches, benefits, keeping body guessing
May 01

Episode 2: How To Do Intermittent Fasting, IF For Life Benefits, Keeping The Body Guessing

Alternate Day Fasting , Benefits , Intermittent Fasting , Leangains , Maintenance , Meals , One Meal A Day

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Welcome to the second episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by 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. In this episode, we discuss different common approaches to intermittent fasting. There are quite a few options to try, so you can definitely find an IF pattern perfect for you! We also answer listener questions about the benefits of doing IF for life, and how to keep your body "guessing" when you're at maintenance. (Hint: It happens naturally!)

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

SHOW NOTES

2:34 - What Is Intermittent Fasting? Why does it work on a cellular level? 

5:50 - The Clock/Hours Approach to Intermittent Fasting (including 16/8)

​9:20 - The Up Day/Down Day Approach to IF (including Alternate Day Fasting)

​9:20 - The Meal Approach (Including One Meal A Day)

​20:25 - Listener Q&A: Moira - Will you do IF for life? What are the benefits?

​24:35 - Listener Q&A: Frankie - How do we keep our bodies guessing when we're at our goal weight?

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

intermittent fasting approaches, benefits, keeping body guessing
May 01

Episode 2: How To Do Intermittent Fasting, IF For Life Benefits, Keeping The Body Guessing

Alternate Day Fasting , Benefits , Intermittent Fasting , Leangains , Maintenance , Meals , One Meal A Day

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Welcome to the second episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by 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. In this episode, we discuss different common approaches to intermittent fasting. There are quite a few options to try, so you can definitely find an IF pattern perfect for you! We also answer listener questions about the benefits of doing IF for life, and how to keep your body "guessing" when you're at maintenance. (Hint: It happens naturally!)

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

SHOW NOTES

2:34 - What Is Intermittent Fasting? Why does it work on a cellular level? 

5:50 - The Clock/Hours Approach to Intermittent Fasting (including 16/8)

​9:20 - The Up Day/Down Day Approach to IF (including Alternate Day Fasting)

​9:20 - The Meal Approach (Including One Meal A Day)

​20:25 - Listener Q&A: Moira - Will you do IF for life? What are the benefits?

​24:35 - Listener Q&A: Frankie - How do we keep our bodies guessing when we're at our goal weight?

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know!