Category Archives for "Cravings"

Support!

Help Make The Intermittent Fasting Podcast Possible!

Hi Friends! We put a ton of time and energy into researching and producing The Intermittent Fasting Podcast. You can help support us on Patreon! Every dollar helps!

Mar 24

Episode 49 – IF & Morning People, CBD Oil, Emotional Crutches, Evaluating Gut Health, UK Organic Wines, Crashing After Eating, And More!

Benefits , Cravings , Diet Mindsets , Gut Health , Intermittent Fasting , Sleep , Struggles , Windows , Wine

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

Welcome to Episode 49 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

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

4:50 - Vibe: Unlock the Energetic Frequencies of Limitless Health, Love & Success (Robyn Openshaw)

7:50 - Listener Feedback: Faye - Ditching The Husband AND Weight, And Gaining So Many Benefits!

11:30 - Listener Feedback: Jessica - UK Organic Wine Reccomendation 

Episode 26: IF & Low Sugar/Alcohol/Toxin Wines For Health – Special Interview With Todd White Of Dry Farm Wines!

Get Dry Farm Wines - Natural, Organic, Low Alcohol, Low Sugar Wines Which Are Amazing And Keto Friendly!! And With This Link, You Get A Bottle For A Penny!

Organic Wine Co: Organic Wine For The UK!

13:25 - Listener Feedback: Hayley - How Do You Deal With The Emotional Components of IF And Giving Up Crutches?

The Yoga of Eating: Transcending Diets and Dogma to Nourish the Natural Self (Charles Eisenstein)

 You Can Heal Your Life (Louise Hay) and You Can Heal Your Body (Louise Hay)

Mantras: I Am Enough, Let Go, This Is Only A Paper Tiger, I Am Peace, This Is Just A Moment, I Am Biger Than My Fear, Look How Far I've Come, I Am Free of ______

27:25 - Listener Q&A: Sarah - Does CBD Oil Break The Fast Or Hinder Autophagy? Does Peppermint Stimulate Appetite? 

How to Make Sure Your CBD Oil is Legal and of High Quality

35:05 - Listener Feedback: Rosie - How Do You Know If You Have A Healthy Gut?

Effect of Gliadin on Permeability of Intestinal Biopsy Explants from Celiac Disease Patients and Patients with Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

Healthy Gut Heathy You (Dr. Michael Ruscio)

35:05 - Listener Feedback: Rosie - How Do You Know If You Have A Healthy Gut?

45:50 - Listener Feedback: Becca - How To Get More Energy At Night For Morning People?

47:25 - Listener Feedback: Celeste - How To Stop Crashing After Eating?

The Warrior Diet: Switch on Your Biological Powerhouse For High Energy, Explosive Strength, and a Leaner, Harder Body (Ori Hofmekler)

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

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

BUY Delay Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle and Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

 

 

Jan 07

Episode 38: IF & Blood Pressure, Melanie and Gin’s Disagreement, OMAD Terminology, Avoiding Veggie Burn Out, Health And Wellness Recommendations, When To Listen, The End Of The Eating Window, And More!

Cravings , Fat Burning , Intermittent Fasting , What To Eat

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

 

Hi Friends! You can support us and help keep our podcast and research going, by pledging on Patreon! Every dollar helps!! It would seriously mean the world and help SO much!

Welcome to Episode 38 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

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

4:30 - Listener Feedback: Holly  - IF Flu, IF Success, Serrapeptase

7:20 - Listener Feedback: Matt  - White Kidney Bean Extract Followup

Episode 34: White Kidney Bean Extract

11:00 - Listener Q&A: Emily  - Can IF Cause Low Blood Pressure?

13:40 - Listener Q&A: Stephen  - What Is Melanie And Gin's Biggest Disagreement?

18:35 - Listener Q&A: Gina  - When Does The Eating Window End?

21:45 - Listener Q&A: Luana  - How Is My IF Routine?

26:10 - What Qualifies As "One Meal A Day"? 

32:00 - Listener Q&A: Jeremy  - How Do You Not Get Burnt Out On Certain Fruits And Vegetables?

40:20 - Listener Q&A: Heather  - Should You Listen To Your Body And Break Your Fast Early? Is An 8 Hour Eating Window As Effective As A Smaller Window? 

45:00 - Listener Q&A: Hana - What Other Things Do You Do For Health And Wellness?

Get Amazing Organic, Clean, Low Alc And Keto Friendly Wines From Dry Farm Wines!! 

Tapping With Brad Yates

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

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

BUY Delay Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle and Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

 

 

Dec 04

Episode 33: IF Supplement Guide, Prebiotics Vs. Probiotics, Digestive Support, The Source Of Cravings, Tips For Boredom Munchies, And More!

Cravings , Gut Health , Intermittent Fasting , Supplements

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

Welcome to Episode 33 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

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

4:15 - Gin's Dry Farm Wines Review

Get Your Own Dry Farm Wines at DryFarmWines.com/IFpodcast, Including A Bottle For A Penny In Your First Subscription! And Check Out Episode 26 Where We Interview The Founder Todd White, Who Personally Practices OMAD!

6:50 - Listener Feedback: Rosie - Victory: Preparing Meals In The Fasted State! 

11:25 - Listener Q&A: Kathi  - What Minerals And Vitamins Do Melanie And Gin Take During IF?

12:50 - Prebiotics/ Probiotics 

18:35 - What Does Gin Take Now?

20:25 - Types of Magnesium (Magnesium Citrate)

22:50 - Melanie's Routine

24:45 - Low Dose Naltrexone

28:10 - Our Thoughts On Melatonin

32:30 - Cilantro

34:30 - Listener Q&A: Heidi  - Can You Differentiate Between Actual Hunger And Habitual Eating By The Source Of The Thought? 

35:45 - Listener Q&A: Alexis  - How Do You Stop Eating Out Of Boredom?

36:45 - The Four Tendencies

Melanie's Blog Post: MTHFR Mutations: Do you have this hidden kryptonite?

36:45 - Homeostatic vs Traditional Hunger 

41:50 - Artificial Sweeteners And Cravings 

47:15 - Elaborates Intrusion Theory

48:44 - Rational Reasoning 

55:05 - Tips To Deal With Eating Out Of Boredom 

55:35 - Pavlok

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

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

BUY Delay Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle and Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

 

 

Oct 30

Episode 28: Pre-Workout Supplements, Appetite Correction, Cancer, IF As A Lifestyle, Lack Of Hunger, Bone Broth, And More!

Cravings , Exercise , Intermittent Fasting , What To Eat , Windows

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

Welcome to Episode 28 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

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

4:00 - Listener Q&A: Angie - What Is Appetite Correction?

10:40 - Listener Q&A: Lauren  - How Do You Think Of IF As A Lifestyle? Giving Up Matcha?

11:35 - Listener Q&A: Lauren  - Should You Do A Smaller Window For More Weight Loss? How Do You Stop Focusing On Windows?

21:05 - Listener Q&A: Hazel  - What Is The Best Pre-Workout To Take When Fasted? 

21:50 - Listener Q&A: Hailey  - Is Coffee As Effective As Pre-Workouts? Do Sweet Tasting Pre-Workouts Break The Fast?

22:30 - Listener Q&A: Felecia  - Do Flavored Pre-Workouts Break The Fast?

32:15 - Listener Q&A: Karen  - Does IF Benefit Cancer?

42:07 - Listener Q&A: Ozie  - What If You Do NOT Become Hungry When Breaking Your Fast? Is That Good Or Bad?

48:30 - Listener Q&A: Leslie  - Does Bone Broth Break The Fast?

48:48 - Listener Q&A: Angel  - What Are Your Thoughts On Jason Fung Allowing Bone Broth During The Fast?

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

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

BUY Delay Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle and Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

 

 

Oct 09

Episode 25: Craving Indications, Alcohol and Fat Burning, Burping & Yawning, Our Favorite Podcasts, Calorie Intakes, Undereating, & More!

Alcohol , Calories , Cravings , Intermittent Fasting , Sleep , Wine

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

Welcome to Episode 25 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine: 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

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

5:35 - Listener Feedback Email: Gloria  - Changing From Longer Fasts To Daily IF (OMAD), And Adjusting Carbs For Renewed Vigor and Focus

10:15 - Listener Q&A: Amy  - Are Cravings (Potato Chips And Chocolate Milk!) Indicative Of Nutritional Deficiencies, Or Just Psychological?

18:45 - Listener Q&A: Amy  - Do We Need A Certain Calorie Intake Per Day?

19:15 - Listener Q&A: Annie  - Is Undereating On OMAD Detrimental?

27:55 - Listener Q&A: Annie  - How Does Alcohol Affect Fat Burning And IF?

41:25 - Listener Q&A: Sarah  - What Are Melanie And Gin's Favorite Podcasts?

48:55 - Listener Q&A: Ethan  - What If I Burp, Yawn, And Feel Drowsy Some Mornings?

Melanie's FREE Food Sensitivity And IBS Guides

Gin's Post: Can Your Body Adapt to Your Fasting Plan?

STUFF WE LIKE

Check Out The STUFF WE LIKE Page For All The Things We Talked About!

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

BUY Delay Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle and Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

 

 

Sep 11

Episode 21- Cheat Days, Defining One Meal, Matcha Tea, If It Fits Your Macros, Eating After Exercise, Menstrual Cravings, Skipping Dinner, Overnight Weight Changes, Changing IF Protocols, Hunger Signals

Cravings , Fasting Approaches , Intermittent Fasting , Meals , One Meal A Day , Windows

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

Welcome to Episode 21 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of The What When Wine Diet: Effortless Weight Loss - Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

5:48 - Listener Q&A: Gina  - What Do You Mean By One Meal?

5:48 - Listener Q&A: Nicole  - Do You Need To Eat Right After Exercise?

5:48 - Listener Q&A: Nicole - Is It Ok To Eat A Lot Before Your Menstrual Cycles?

16:06 - Listener Q&A: Sarah  - Do You Have Cheat Days? Are They Important?

21:22 - Listener Q&A: Alex  - What Do You Think About The "If It Fits Your Macros" Approach?

27:57 - Listener Q&A: Laura  - How Long To See Weight Loss?

37:30 - Listener Q&A: Emily  - Why Does Weight Change So Extremely And Drastically After A Cheat Day?

42:05 - Listener Q&A: Ku  - Can You Skip Dinner In Your IF Protocol? 

47:25 - Listener Q&A: Gloria  - How Will Shifting From A Few Longer Fasts, To Daily 24 Hour Fasts Affect Weight Loss? 

47:25 - Listener Q&A: Gloria  -  Should Hunger Signals Be Trusted? 

47:25 - Listener Q&A: Gloria  -  Should You Change Your IF Approach If Weight Loss Slows Down? 

56:28 - Listener Q&A: Rae  - Does Matcha Tea Break The Fast? 

Can I Have ____ While Fasting? (Gin's Blog Post)

STUFF WE LIKE

Instant Pot (Great for sautéing, slow cooking, and pressure cooking - especially if you want to make bone broth!)

Happy Scale App

Window App

REFERENCES

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

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

 

 

Aug 28

Episode 19: Wonky Windows, Communion, Sugar Cravings, Restrictive Tendencies, Becoming Fat Adapted, Sugar Free Gum, Detecting Ketones, And More!

Cravings , Diet Mindsets , Fasting Approaches , Intermittent Fasting , Ketones , Mindsets , paleo , Struggles , Supplements , Windows

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

Welcome to Episode 19 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of The What When Wine Diet: Effortless Weight Loss - Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

Hi friends! In this episode, we discuss wonky windows, and breaking your fast for religious purposes. We also tackle sugar cravings and sugar-free gum, and provide our thoughts for dealing with restrictive tendencies. Curious about becoming "fat-adapted"? We talk all about it! Enjoy!

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

3:30 - Listener Q&A: Josh - Is There Anything Wrong With A Wonky Window?

3:30 - Does Communion Break The Fast?

7:20 - Listener Q&A: Gabrielle - How To Stop Sugar Cravings?

15:45 - IF While Pregnant 

17:40 - Listener Q&A: Anna - How To Let Go Of Restrictive Tendencies? (Calorie And Macro Counting)

30:40 - Listener Q&A: Sarah - Can You Become Fat Adapted Without Low Carb?

41:50 - Listener Q&A: Chantal - Is There A Way To Become Fat Adapted Sooner?

45:20 - Listener Q&A: Krista - Can You Have Sugar Free Gum During The Fast?

45:20 - Listener Q&A: Krista - Does Miralax Break The Fast?

54:15 - Listener Q&A: Annie - How Do You Know If You're Burning Ketones?

STUFF WE LIKE

Gymnema Sylvestre (For sweet cravings)

L Glutamine (For sweet cravings - also healing for the gut!)

Candidase (For Dealing With Candida Which Can Cause Sweet Cravings)

The Power Of Appetite Correction (Bert Herring)

The Yoga Of Eating (Charles Eisenstein) 

Natural Calm Magnesium Supplement (Drink Form) (For Relaxation, Stress, And Bowel Movements)

Liquid Ionic Magnesium (For Relaxation, Stress, And Bowel Movements)

Transdermal Magnesium Spray (For Relaxtion, Stress, And Bowel Movements)

Alli-C Allicin (For Dealing With Candida Which Might Cause Sweet Cravings)

Ketone Measuring Strips (Urine)

Ketonic Breathalyzer (For Measuring Ketones In Breath)

REFERENCES

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

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know! 

 

 

Aug 14

Episode 17: Advice Learned The Hard Way, High Fasting Blood Sugar, HIIT, Lemons, Limes, Apple Cider Vinegar, Headaches, Hangries & More!

Blood Sugar , Cravings , Exercise , Intermittent Fasting , Mindsets , Vegetarianism

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

Welcome to Episode 17 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of The What When Wine Diet: Effortless Weight Loss - Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

Hi friends! In this episode, we discuss if lemon or lime juice and apple cider vinegar break the fast, how to deal with fasting headaches and hangries, and why you may have high blood sugar while fasting. On the exercise front, we discuss if you should power through with low energy while fasting, and talk about HIIT. We also gives our best piece of advice we learned the hard way when we first started IF!

To submit your own questions, email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here!! 

SHOW NOTES

2:05 - Gin's vacation experience

6:45 - Listener Q&A: Angelia - Does lemon juice and apple cider vinegar break the fast?

6:45 - Listener Q&A: Leslie - Does lemon and lime water cause an insulin response?

6:45 - Listener Q&A: Kelly - Can I add lemon and lime to water? How long till the headaches from starting IF go away?

Gin's Blog Post - Can I Have ____ While Fasting?

17:50 - Listener Q&A: Heather - Why Are Fasting Blood Sugars High?

The Dawn Phenomenon – T2D 8

25:20 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer - What To Do If Exercise Performance Is Difficult During IF?

25:25 - Listener Q&A: Jeanne - What's The Best Piece Of Advice You Learned The Hard Way For IF Beginners? 

34:07 - Listener Q&A: Christine - How To Deal With The Hangries While Fasting?

40:40 - Listener Q&A: Tom - Is HIIT Ok To Combine With A 16/8 IF?

STUFF WE LIKE

M Berry - Makes Sour Things Taste Sweet!

The Adrenal Reset Diet

Bulletproof Coffee - Melanie's favorite brand of coffee (though not ecessarily with added coconut oil) for the fast. It tastes great and is specifically made to be low toxin which is a major problem with most coffees.

REFERENCES

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

If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving us a review in iTunes - it helps more than you know!