Dec 11

Episode 34: Brain Fog, Carb Digestion, White Kidney Bean Extract, Last Meal Before Fasting, Indulgent Meals, What Melanie And Gin Eat, And More!

Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 34 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With 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 Feedback: Betty 

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14:45 - Listener Q&A: Krissie - How Does Your Last Meal Before Your Fast Affect The Entrance Into The Fasted State?

19:35 - Listener Q&A: Matt - Thoughts On White Kidney Bean Extract?

24:40 - How Carbs Are Broken Down By The Body

31:35 - Listener Q&A: Mark - What Causes Brain Fog? Should You Continue Fasting, Or Eat?

32:30 - Listener Q&A: Melanie - Is Brain Fog From Low Electrolytes? Tips For Dealing With It?

48:20 - Listener Q&A: Rob - How Indulgent Can Your IF Meals Be? What Do Melanie And Gin Eat?

STUFF WE LIKE

Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!

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! 

Dec 04

Episode 33: IF Supplement Guide, Prebiotics Vs. Probiotics, Digestive Support, The Source Of Cravings, Tips For Boredom Munchies, And More!

Cravings , Gut Health , Intermittent Fasting , Supplements

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Welcome to Episode 33 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With 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

4:15 - Gin's Dry Farm Wines Review

Get Your Own Dry Farm Wines at DryFarmWines.com/IFpodcast, Including A Bottle For A Penny In Your First Subscription! And Check Out Episode 26 Where We Interview The Founder Todd White, Who Personally Practices OMAD!

6:50 - Listener Feedback: Rosie - Victory: Preparing Meals In The Fasted State! 

11:25 - Listener Q&A: Kathi  - What Minerals And Vitamins Do Melanie And Gin Take During IF?

12:50 - Prebiotics/ Probiotics 

18:35 - What Does Gin Take Now?

20:25 - Types of Magnesium (Magnesium Citrate)

22:50 - Melanie's Routine

24:45 - Low Dose Naltrexone

28:10 - Our Thoughts On Melatonin

32:30 - Cilantro

34:30 - Listener Q&A: Heidi  - Can You Differentiate Between Actual Hunger And Habitual Eating By The Source Of The Thought? 

35:45 - Listener Q&A: Alexis  - How Do You Stop Eating Out Of Boredom?

36:45 - The Four Tendencies

Melanie's Blog Post: MTHFR Mutations: Do you have this hidden kryptonite?

36:45 - Homeostatic vs Traditional Hunger 

41:50 - Artificial Sweeteners And Cravings 

47:15 - Elaborates Intrusion Theory

48:44 - Rational Reasoning 

55:05 - Tips To Deal With Eating Out Of Boredom 

55:35 - Pavlok

STUFF WE LIKE

Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!

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! 

 

 

Nov 27

Episode 32: Common IF “Errors,” Digestive Enzymes, HCL, Hair Loss & Growth, Time For Results, And More!

Diet Mindsets , Fat Burning , Gut Health , Intermittent Fasting , Ketosis , Mindsets , Struggles , Supplements , What To Eat

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Welcome to Episode 32 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With 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

7:50 - Listener Q&A: Cindy  - What Are Some Errors People Make When Trying To Lose Weight With IF? (What Am I Doing Wrong?)

9:20 - Not Fasting Clean 

13:30 - Not Giving It Enough Time

16:20 - Scale Not Accurate Because Of Body Recomposition 

18:55 - Micromanaging And Calorie Counting

20:50 - Too Long Of A Window

21:50 - WHAT You're Eating (Processed Foods, Refined Foods, Addictive Foods)

23:15 - WHAT You're Eating (Carbs, Ketosis, Etc.) - Finding The Right Foods For You

24:55 - Factors Beyond Your Immediate Control (Hormones, Thyroid, Etc.)

Melanie's Post: How To Fix Your Thyroid And Find Your Life

Gin's Post: Does A Clean Fast Really Matter?

27:30 - Other Factors: Sleep and Stress

28:10 - Listener Q&A: Nicole  - When Do You Take HCL And Digestive Enzymes During Your Eating Window?

38:55 - Listener Q&A: Cindy  - Can IF Encourage Hair Loss? 

Hair Growth Techniques: Gotu Kola, Collagen, Red Light Therapy, Scalp Massage

52:52 - Listener Q&A Melissa:  How Long To Experience Energy And Benefits With IF?

Melanie's Post: Breaking Free From SIBO: My IBS Story And “Cure”

STUFF WE LIKE

Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!

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! 

 

 

Nov 20

Episode 31: Fat Storage & Burning Science, Low Fat For Weight Loss, “Healthy” Fats, Desk Job Windows, Time Between Eating, IF Math & Ratios

5:2 , Fasting Approaches , Fat Burning , Fats , Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 31 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With 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

4:25 - Listener Q&A: Rachel - What's The Best Window For The Average Person With A Desk Job?

9:15 - Listener Q&A: Dee - How Are Fat Stores Accessed If You Eat Consistently?

10:05 - Listener Q&A: Kathy - How Do "Healthy" Fats Affect Fat Burning? Would Low Fat Be Better For Weight Loss?

10:55 - Listener Q&A: Anne - Where Does Burned Fat Go? 

Jason Fung: Who needs to avoid Fat Bombs and BPC?

TED TALK: The Mathematics Of Weight Loss (Ruben Meerman)

Chris Masterjohn: The Biochemistry of Why Insulin Doesn’t Make You Fat 

33:40 - Fruits, Starches, And Legumes

33:40 - What Is A Fruit?

36:05 - Listener Q&A: Hector - Does The Time Between Meals In The Eating Window Count As Fasting?

40:30 - Listener Q&A: Nathan - How Do The Cumulative Effects Of Continues Daily Fasting Compare To 5:2 Fasts?

STUFF WE LIKE

Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!

REFERENCES

Chris Masterjohn: The Biochemistry of Why Insulin Doesn’t Make You Fat 

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! 

 

 

Nov 13

Episode 30: Should You Fast When Sick?, Natural Immune Support, How Melanie And Gin Met, All About Salt!

Intermittent Fasting , Supplements

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Welcome to Episode 30 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With 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

8:25 - Listener Q&A: Ruth - Is Pink Himalayan Salt Healthier Than Table Salt?

8:57 - Listener Q&A: Sandra - Does Salt Break The Fast? 

9:50 - Listener Q&A: Val  - Is Himalayan Good For Healing?

25:10 - Listener Q&A: Sarah - How Did Melanie And Gin Decide To Do A Podcast Together?

25:10 - Listener Q&A: Sarah - Do You Catch Fewer Colds When Fasting? Does IF Benefit The Immune System? How To Naturally Support The Immune System? Should You Fast When Ill? 

33:15 - Listener Q&A: Catherine - Should You Fast When Sick? What Cough Drops Should You Take?

STUFF WE LIKE

Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!

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! 

 

 

Nov 06

Episode 29: IF To Get Shredded, Jumpstart Fasts, Leaky Gut, “Clean” Wine, Toxins Stored In Fat, Water Intake, Berberine, And More!

Blood Sugar , Exercise , Fasting Approaches , Gut Health , Intermittent Fasting , One Meal A Day , Supplements , What To Eat

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Welcome to Episode 29 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

SPECIAL OFFER FOR PODCAST LISTENERS: Preorder What When Wine: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine (available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.com) and send a picture of your receipt to preorder@IFPodcast.com, and I'll send you early access to the Holiday Recipes from the book (just in time for Thanksgiving!), access to a quiz to determine your perfect IF protocol, and entry into a drawing to a win a skype or phone call with Melanie!

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

SHOW NOTES

5:30 - Listener Q&A: Becky  - Should You Do A Longer Jumpstart 48 Hour Fast To Get Into Ketosis?

5:30 - Listener Q&A: Becky  - Can Berberine Help With Plateaus?

19:30 - Listener Q&A: Stephanie  - What's The Best Way To Heal Leaky Gut? What Are Good Supplements For The Gut Microbiome?

Diet Protocols to Heal Leaky Gut And Address GI Distress: The Gaps Diet, The Low-FODMAP Diet (Check out all the info from the Monash University, and get their app)

Betaine HCL/PepsinHelps break down fats and proteins - great for digestion!

19:30 - Listener Q&A: Stephanie  - Are The New "Cleaner" Wines Really Better?

YES! Check out Episode 26 for ALL the info! We interview Todd White of Dry Farm Wines who is the expert on this: basically, you'd be SHOCKED by what's in most wines! Want your own low carb, low sugar, toxin free wines (including a bottle for a penny?) Check out DryFarmWines.com/IFPodcast. We cannot reccomend this enough! 

32:10 - Listener Q&A: Melanie - Can Toxins Stored In Fat Cause Detox Symptoms?

33:10 - Listener Q&A: Mary - Can Activated Charcoal Help With Toxins Released From Stored Fat When Fasting?

44:10 - Listener Q&A: Tommy  - How Can You Use IF To Get Shredded Like A Body Builder? 

Melanie's Blog Post: Is Intermittent Fasting Bad For Women?

Check out Episode 17 for a full discussion of HIIT

50:50 - Listener Q&A: Hannah - How Much Water Should You Drink While Fasting?

The Salt Fix: Why Experts Got It All Wrong - and How Eating More Might Save Your Life (Dr. James J. DiNicolantonio)

STUFF WE LIKE

Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!

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! 

 

 

Oct 30

Episode 28: Pre-Workout Supplements, Appetite Correction, Cancer, IF As A Lifestyle, Lack Of Hunger, Bone Broth, And More!

Cravings , Exercise , Intermittent Fasting , What To Eat , Windows

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Welcome to Episode 28 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With 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

4:00 - Listener Q&A: Angie - What Is Appetite Correction?

10:40 - Listener Q&A: Lauren  - How Do You Think Of IF As A Lifestyle? Giving Up Matcha?

11:35 - Listener Q&A: Lauren  - Should You Do A Smaller Window For More Weight Loss? How Do You Stop Focusing On Windows?

21:05 - Listener Q&A: Hazel  - What Is The Best Pre-Workout To Take When Fasted? 

21:50 - Listener Q&A: Hailey  - Is Coffee As Effective As Pre-Workouts? Do Sweet Tasting Pre-Workouts Break The Fast?

22:30 - Listener Q&A: Felecia  - Do Flavored Pre-Workouts Break The Fast?

32:15 - Listener Q&A: Karen  - Does IF Benefit Cancer?

42:07 - Listener Q&A: Ozie  - What If You Do NOT Become Hungry When Breaking Your Fast? Is That Good Or Bad?

48:30 - Listener Q&A: Leslie  - Does Bone Broth Break The Fast?

48:48 - Listener Q&A: Angel  - What Are Your Thoughts On Jason Fung Allowing Bone Broth During The Fast?

STUFF WE LIKE

Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!

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! 

 

 

Oct 23

Episode 27: Lectins, Legumes, The Plant Paradox, IF Benefits From The Feast Or Famine, Our Favorite Books!

Benefits , Fruit , Intermittent Fasting , Lectins , What To Eat

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Welcome to Episode 27 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With 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

4:35 - Listener Q&A:  - Do The Main IF Benefits Occur During The Fast Or The Feast?

17:20 - A Confession From Melanie

20:22 - Listener Q&A: Breanne  - What Do You Think About Dr. Gundry's The Plant Paradox?

20:55 - Listener Q&A: Leslie  - What Do You Think About Lectins And The Plant Paradox?

20:55 - Plant Paradox Overview: Discussion of Nightshades, Finding The Foods That Work For You, Should You Look For Problems With What You're Eating?

40:40 - The American Gut Project

45:10 - Listener Q&A: Cheyenne - What Are Melanie And Gin's Favorite Books?

STUFF WE LIKE

Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!

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! 

 

 

Oct 16

Episode 26: IF & Low Sugar/Alcohol/Toxin Wines For Health – Special Interview With Todd White Of Dry Farm Wines!

Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 26 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With 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

2:30 - The Dry Farm Wines Employees And IF/Keto/Healthy Foods/Etc.

5:00 - How Dry Farm Wines Differ From Commercial Wines

5:50 - Startling Facts About The Commercial Wine Industry

11:00 - The Differences In How Natural Vs. Commercial Wine Is Made (Including Yeast, And How Dry Farm Wines Can Be Sugar Free!)

19:35 - Todd's IF History

25:10 - The IF Adjustment Period

27:30 - Sugar And Alcohol Addiction

30:00 - Should People New To IF Drink In Their Window?

35:50 - Forgoing Dogma And Finding What Works For You

37:15 - How To FEEL To Understand With Fasting

39:35 - How Does Wine And Alcohol Affect The Ketogenic State?

40:45 - The Dry Farm Wine Qualification Process

44:50 - Naturally Eating Less With IF, And Longevity

47:00 - Special Dry Farm Wines Offer!! DryFarmWines.com/IFPodcast

REFERENCES

LINKS

Get the IF-friendly, sugar-free, low alcohol Dry Farm Wines!! (including an extra bottle for a penny!)

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! 

 

 

Oct 09

Episode 25: Craving Indications, Alcohol and Fat Burning, Burping & Yawning, Our Favorite Podcasts, Calorie Intakes, Undereating, & More!

Alcohol , Calories , Cravings , Intermittent Fasting , Sleep , Wine

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Welcome to Episode 25 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine: Lose Weight And Feel Great With 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

5:35 - Listener Feedback Email: Gloria  - Changing From Longer Fasts To Daily IF (OMAD), And Adjusting Carbs For Renewed Vigor and Focus

10:15 - Listener Q&A: Amy  - Are Cravings (Potato Chips And Chocolate Milk!) Indicative Of Nutritional Deficiencies, Or Just Psychological?

18:45 - Listener Q&A: Amy  - Do We Need A Certain Calorie Intake Per Day?

19:15 - Listener Q&A: Annie  - Is Undereating On OMAD Detrimental?

27:55 - Listener Q&A: Annie  - How Does Alcohol Affect Fat Burning And IF?

41:25 - Listener Q&A: Sarah  - What Are Melanie And Gin's Favorite Podcasts?

48:55 - Listener Q&A: Ethan  - What If I Burp, Yawn, And Feel Drowsy Some Mornings?

Melanie's FREE Food Sensitivity And IBS Guides

Gin's Post: Can Your Body Adapt to Your Fasting Plan?

STUFF WE LIKE

Check Out The STUFF WE LIKE Page For All The Things We Talked About!

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!