Episode 70: The Tired Episode! Reasons You Might Be Tired, Brain-Fogged, Or Fatigued, Caffeine Pills, Eating While Driving, Book Recommendations, And More!

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Aug 20

Welcome to Episode 70 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

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Reader Rec: Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life Kindle Edition (Max Lugavere)  (Thanks For The Recipe Yoel!) A wonderful look at how foods affect your brain, and how you can use that to your advantage for epic brain power and longevity!

The Healing Power of Essential Oils: Soothe Inflammation, Boost Mood, Prevent Autoimmunity, and Feel Great in Every Way (Eric Zielinski D.C.): A wonderful, comprehensive guide to tackling health issues and living a vibrant life with the use of essential oils. How have we not used these before?? 

The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People's Lives Better, Too) (Gretchen Rubin): Learn about four hidden personality types that drive everything we do, so you can further #hack your life performance and understand yourself and others better! 

Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food (Catherine Shanahan M.D.)  Both Gin and Melanie love this book, which goes DEEP into the science of how your health is affected by your genes, environment, eating choices, gut microbiome, and more!

Ancestreal Supplements: These grass-fed, pasture-raised organ supplements from New Zealand are simply AMAZING. They contain NO fillers, and technically, they’re “food!” In the Chinese medicine tradition, think of this as “like supports like!” Taking these supplements can help fill in nutritional deficiencies, without the need to actually eat beef organs (for the squeamish among us!) Use this link with the code IFAST to get 15% off!! 

Episode 68: Dr. Michael Ruscio & Gut Health: Fixing Your Gut, Finding YOUR Right Diet, SIBO, IBS, Low-FODMAPs, Gluten Sensitivities, Diet And Inflammation, The Gut Microbiome, Finding A Functional Practitioner, Fasting & Gut Health, Tackling Food Fears, And More!

Reasons You May Be Tired

Listener Q&A: Janki  - Why Am I So Tired All The Time, After 4 Months Of IF?

Butter Bob's Stuff!

Listener Q&A: Colleen  - Why Am I Drained At The End Of The Day?

Listener Q&A: Pilar - Why Am I Feeling Down? Is IF Detrimental? 

Dirty Genes: A Breakthrough Program to Treat the Root Cause of Illness and Optimize Your Health (Ben Lynch ND.): This amazing book looks at various genetic SNPs that can affect your mood, energy levels, health, and life. Better yet, it teaches you how to address them with diet, and even better, use them to your advantage!! https://amzn.to/2MvkGjE

Listener Q&A: Carol - Tired When Starting IF?

Listener Q&A TP  - Can I Take Caffeine Pills During The Fast?

Listener Q&A TP: Lindsey - Commute Meal Ideas?

The Yoga of Eating: Transcending Diets and Dogma to Nourish the Natural Self (Charles Eisenstein): A fantastic book if you want to cultivate a healthy mindset around food, your body, and/or deal with thoughts of restrictive eating.


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


More on Gin: GinStephens.com

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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