Episode 6: The ALCOHOL And WINE IF Episode!



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Welcome to episode 6 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. Curious if you can drink alcohol in an IF lifestyle? This episode has got you covered! We discuss all the details of drinking alcohol while intermittent fasting, with a particular emphasis on wine! Learn how alcohol affects fat burning (it doesn't stop weight loss!), all about alcohol and wine's health benefits, how IF affects drinking, some pretty cool wine effects, and much more! We also answer a listener question about how to make better food choices while practicing IF.

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


4:40 - Our Favorite Alcoholic Drinks

6:20 - The Relationship Between Alcohol And Weight Gain/ Weight Loss

9:30 - Theories For Why Alcohol Does NOT Encourage Weight Gain

13:20 - Why IF And Alcohol Go Well Together

14:10 - IF And Alcohol Tolerance

15:00 - Alcohol, Wine, And Health Benefits 

17:20 - Why Alcohol May Be Good For You 

17:45 - Wine Polyphenol/Antioxidant Benefits 

20:20 - Cautions About Alcohol When Beginning IF

21:30 - How Alcohol Is Metabolized

23:09 - Does Alcohol Break The Fast?

24:20 - How Pinot Noir Increases Sex Appeal

25:25 - How The Compounds In Wine May Help You Burn Fat, And Act Like Exercise!

27:20 - When You Might Want To Not Drink With IF

29:30 - Listener Q&A: Melia - How To Make Better Food Choices To Lose Weight


7 Awesome Organic White Wines For Less Than $10


Measuring the Burden— Current and Future Research trendsResults From the nIAAA Expert Panel on Alcohol and Chronic disease Epidemiology


BUY Melanie's What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine, Gin's Delay, Don't Deny: Living an Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle, and/or Gin's Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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