Episode 101: Dr. Sara Gottfried – The Brain/Body Connection, Detoxing, Women, Stress, And Fasting, IF When Conceiving Or Pregnant, Female Hormones, HRV, Menstrual Cycles, Neuroplasticity, And More!



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Mar 25

Welcome to Episode 101 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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Dr. Sara Gottfried

Sara Gottfried, MD is the three-time New York Times bestselling author of The Hormone Cure, The Hormone Reset Diet, and Younger. Her new book that we're talking about today is called Brain Body Diet: 40 Days to a Lean, Calm, Energized, and Happy Self. After graduating from Harvard Medical School and MIT, Dr. Gottfried completed her residency at the University of California at San Francisco. She is a board-certified gynecologist who teaches natural hormone balancing in her novel online programs so that women can lose weight, detoxify, and slow down aging. Learn more at SaraGottfriedMD.com

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Why Dr. Gottfried Wrote The Brain Body Diet

What Are The Symptoms Of A Brain Body Dysfunctional Connection?

What Is The Root Cause Of This Imbalance?

Getting On The Healing Train: The Regenerative Process!

Brain Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

How To Start Healing: The Importance Of Food And 40 Days For Change

How Does IF Factor Into The Brain Body Protocol? 

Which IF Protocol To Choose?

Is IF Safe For Women? How Do You Know If IF Is Benefiting Or Hindering? 

Timing, Night Eating, Melatonin, & Insulin

Cycling In And Out Of Ketosis, Metabolic Flexibility

Can IF Work For Everyone? What About Those Who Struggle, Are Pregnant, Breastfeeding, Hypoglycemic, Etc.?

Listener Q&A: Melissa - Is IF Safe When Trying To Get Pregnant?

The Role Of Cortisol

Getting Enough Calories For Luteinizing Hormone With IF

Women, Stress, And Fasting

Listener Q&A: Allison - IF For A Mother + Boot Camp + Longer Fasts. How IS IF Different For Men Vs Women? What Are The Signs That Fasting Is A Stress?

Intense Exercise When Trying To Conceive

Tracking Sleep And Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

Listener Feedback: Jennifer:  Using HRV To Determine if Stess Is Good Or Bad

Listener Q&A: Madison:  What If IF Changes Your Menstrual Cycle?

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