Episode 89: Whole 30, Fixing Sleep, Coffee As A “Food,” Dealing With Friends, Elimination Diets, And More!

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Welcome to Episode 89 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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3:30 - Listener Feedback:  - IF For Gu Healing. And Stuff We Like! 

5:20 - BIOPTIMIZERS: Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/IFPODCAST With The Code IFPODCAST For 20% Off!

7:40 - Listener Feedback: Charlie  - Loving The Window App!

11:25 - Listener Feedback: Heather  - Can You Combine IF And Whole 30?

Episode 55: Special Episode With JJ Virgin!: Fat Vs. Sugar Burners, Personal Carb Intakes, Food Sensitivities, How To Clean Up Your Diet, Stress Reduction Techniques, Developing A Positive Mindset, Eating Windows, Circadian Rhythms, & More!

Healthy Gut, Healthy You (Dr. Michael Ruscio): An overview of the complexities of the gut microbiome, and how to personally address your digestive issues and health.

11:25 - Listener Feedback: Heather  - Can You Combine IF And Whole 30?

20:35 - Listener Feedback: Lulu  - Sleep Problems And Melatonin With IF

Dr. Kirk Parsley's Sleep Remedy: This is the ultimate sleep supplement, which Melanie cannot recommend enough! It was developed by Dr. Kirk Parlsey after years of research and experimentation to naturally restore sleep to the sleep-deprived, insomniac Navy Seals. Rather than knocking you out with drugs, this simply provides the necessary neurotransmitters and nutrients in the perfect amounts to naturally support your body's sleep process. Melanie recommends choosing the new Sleep Remedy Capsule versions, which contain NO fillers! She also recommends starting small, and titrating up as needed. Rather than taking the recommended multi-capsule dosage, she's actually personally found the best effects with a mere 1/4 - 1/3 of a capsule! Oh hey sleep efficiency AND money saving!! Use the code MELANIEAVALON for more savings. Yey yey.

Humans Used to Sleep in Two Shifts, And Maybe We Should Do It Again

34:25 - Listener Feedback: Barbie  - Sleep Problems And Melatonin With IF

34:20 - Listener Feedback: Barbie  - Can You Take Serrapeptase With Coffee?

35:50 - Listener Feedback: Brooke  - Is Coffee A Food?

40:45 - Listener Feedback: Rebecca  - What To Do When Friends Say IF Is Bad For You?


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



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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