Episode 129: Healing Mechanisms Of IF, Cheat Meals And Metabolism, Breaking Ketosis, Ice Cream, And More!

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Welcome to Episode 129 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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Episode 52: The THYROID Episode, With Elle Russ! Self-Diagnosing Thyroid Problems, Lab Markers, Hypothyroid Signs, T4 Medication, Natural Desiccated Thyroid (NDT), Feeling Bad Despite “Normal” Levels, IF’s Effects On The Thyroid & Adrenals, The Role Of Stress, Mindsets, Doing LESS To Gain More, Loving Your Body

14:30 - Listener Q&A: Laura  - Is "Healing" With IF A Real Thing? Can You Be In Ketosis And Not Burn Fat?

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25:00 - Listener Q&A: Eva  - Should You Have Cheat Meals To Boost The Metabolism And Leptin?

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36:20 - Listener Q&A: Ellie  - WiIll One Cheat Meal Undo An Entire Week?

43:10 - Listener Q&A: Trish  - How Long To Get Back Into Ketosis After Cream In Coffee?

48:30 - Listener Q&A: Laura  - Do You Have Ice Cream In Your Window?

What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine

How to Be Well When You're Not

Ariane Resnick: How To Be Well When You’re Not, Battling Chronic Illness, Wellness Mindsets, Identity, The Power Of Beliefs, Healing Physically And Emotionally, The Morality Of Food, Gratitude, And More!

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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

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Intermittent Fasting Stories

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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