Episode 90: Our Top Biohacks And Lifehacks, Wake/Sleep Giveaway, Overexercising And Weight Loss, “Maybe”; Foods, Natural Flavors And Food Addiction, And More!

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Welcome to Episode 90 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

Today's episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast is brought to you by Prep Dish! Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough!​

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SHOW NOTES

1:10 - BIOPTIMIZERS:  Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/IFPODCAST With The Code IFPODCAST For 20% Off!

5:35 - Wake/Sleep Instagram Giveaway!! Check out Melanie's Instagram (MelanieAvalon) for a giveaway for a signed copy of Ariane Resnick's awesome new book, Wake/Sleep: What to Eat and Do for More Energy and Better Sleep

12:45 - Listener Q&A: Britney - How Do You Know If "Maybe" Foods Are Breaking Your Fast? (And Natural Flavors?)

22:45 - Listener Q&A: Britney - What Are Biohacks And Lifehacks? What Are Your Top 5?

27:40 - PREP DISH Free Subscription! Get A Free 2 Week Trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo or their NEW Keto grocery and recipe lists!!

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Vibration Machines: These machines are fantastic for passive exercise, lymph stimulation, and detox! Gin and Melanie both have the large but totally affordable Confidence Fitness Platform Fitness Machine, while Melanie also has the LifePro Power Plate Exercise Machine for under her desk!

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Uvex Skyper Blue Light Blocking Computer Glasses: These will honestly be the best (not even) $10 you could ever spend to enhance your sleep. Put them on a few hours before bed, especially when viewing electronics, and your sleep and life will thank you.

TrueDark™ Twilight Glasses: Ok, these are definitely more pricy than the Uvex, so we recommend starting with those, and only "upgrading" later. These glasses by Biohacked are specifically designed to block the entirety of all wavelengths which might stop melatonin production. You put them on and it's like.... I'm tired. Melanie likes starting the evening with the Uvex, and then transition to the Twilight glasses right before bed.

Episode 88: Wim Hof And Cold Exposure, Our Exercise Routines, IF Relapses, Losing Weight With Intuitive Eating But No Fasting?, And More!

Melanie's Blog Post: The Power Of Cold: Resilience, Immunity, Fat Burning, And More!

54:15 - Listener Q&A: Britney - How Can Overexercising Stop Weight Loss?

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

Are Natural Flavors Really That Bad? (MUST WATCH)

The effects of four weeks aerobic training on saliva cortisol and testosterone in young healthy person

Overtraining, Exercise, and Adrenal Insufficiency.

Effect of diet and exercise, alone or combined, on weight and body composition in overweight-to-obese post-menopausal women

2016 Review: The role of physical activity and exercise in obesity and weight management: Time for critical appraisal

The Role of Exercise and Physical Activity in Weight Loss and Maintenance

Exercise and circulating cortisol levels: the intensity threshold effec

The effects of four weeks aerobic training on saliva cortisol and testosterone in young healthy persons

Overtraining, Exercise, and Adrenal Insufficiency

LINKS

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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