Episode 96: Weight Gain From Birth Control, Consistent Eating Windows, Activated Charcoal, Detox Support, Hunger Vs. Cravings, And More!

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Welcome to Episode 96 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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20:50 - Listener Q&A: Isabelle  - How Important Is Consistency With IF? Continuing Fast When Not Hungry? (Dealing With Social Pressure)

27:50 - Listener Q&A: Niki  - Will Longer Weekend Windows Make OMAD Weekdays More Difficult?

31:25 - Listener Q&A: Denise  - Do Charcoal Capsules (For Heavy Metal Detox) Break The Fast?

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27:50 - Listener Q&A: Denise  - Do Charcoal Capsules Break The Fast?

36:10 - Listener Q&A: Barbi  - How To Distinguish Between Real Hunger And Cravings?

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42:35 - Listener Q&A: Adelle  - Weight Gain After Stopping Birth Control?

55:15 - Ask Us Anything


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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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