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Apr 16

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

Adrenal Fatigue , Diet Mindsets , Fasting Approaches , Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 52 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!! 

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About ELLE RUSS

Elle Russ is a writer and host of the popular Primal Blueprint Podcast. She is the leading voice of thyroid health in the fast-growing Paleo, Primal, and Ancestral Health Movements. Originally from downtown Chicago, Elle lives and plays in Malibu, CA. You can learn more about her at ElleRuss.com

Elle wrote The Paleo Thyroid Solution after consulting with over two dozen endocrinologists, internal medicine specialists, and general practice MDs...but her thyroid condition was only getting worse - and nothing from doctors resembled a solution, or even hope. Exasperated and desperate, Elle took control of her own health and resolved two severe bouts of hypothyroidism on her own – including an acute Reverse T3 problem. Through a devoted paleo/primal lifestyle, intensive personal experimentation, and a radically modified approach to thyroid hormone replacement therapy…Elle went from fat, foggy, and fatigued – to fit, focused, and full of life!

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3:04 -Elle's Story & The Problem With Diagnosing Thyroid Problems Today

9:50 - Self-Diagnosing Thyroid Problems With Temps

11:25 - How The Thyroid Works

19:50 - What Lab Markers You Need To Get Tested

21:10 - Conventional T4 Medications Vs Natural Desiccated Thyroid

30:04 - Listener Q&A: Stephanie  - My doctor is concerned about IF affecting adrenally, thyroid and hormone levels?

30:00 - Listener Q&A: Sallie  - Does IF put too much stress on the adrenals and the whole adrenal/thyroid complex?

32:10 - Listener Q&A: Alessandra  - Is an IF lifestyle okay for someone hypothyroidism? 

45:30 -The Importance Of Not Going Too Hard

47:10 - The Significance of Cortisol, Stress And Being Kind To Your Body

47:10 - Listener Q&A:  - The Significance of Stress, Finding the Root Of The Problem, Doing Less Rather Than More, & Loving Your Your Body

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

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Apr 08

Episode 51: Transitioning Tips, Acid Reflux, Stevia, Do Calories Count Or Not?, Migraines, NOT Hungry, Restrictive Mindsets, IF & Exercise, And More!

Benefits , Diet Mindsets , Intermittent Fasting , Mindsets , One Meal A Day , Windows

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Welcome to Episode 51 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

7:10 - Listener Q&A: Linda  - Why Am I Not Ravenous In My Eating Window?

13:25 - Listener Q&A: Linda  - Do Calories Count Or Not? ("X Is A lot of Calories- Restrictive Mindset)

24:10 - Listener Q&A: Linda  - How Does IF Affect Acid Reflux?

24:55 - Listener Q&A: Keiran  - How To Do OMAD At Night Without Acid Reflux? 

Episode 367 – Dr. Ruscio – Gut Microbiome, Pro and Prebiotics, and Thyroid Disease

Pure Encapsulations - Betaine HCL/Pepsin: You Can Use These To Build Up Adequate Stomach Acid

33:50 - Listener Q&A: Michelle  - Suggestions For Transitioning Into IF?

42:55 - Listener Q&A: Michelle  - How To Get Through Migraines With IF?

49:00 - Listener Q&A: Michelle  - What Kind Of Exercise Do You Do? Morning Or Evening? How Many Times Per Weeks? Difficulties With IF?

Episode 48 – Wearable Weights, Mid-Fast Hunger, Fasting Teens?, Vegetarian Paleo, Reversing Diabetes, & More!

Episode 14: Beer, Escaping Restrictive Mindsets, Fasted Exercise, Toothpaste, And More!

Episode 7: What’s Too Extreme?, IF & Exercise, Carb Content, Grains, And IF Weight Maintenance 

53:30 - Listener Q&A: Carolina  - Can You Have Stevia In Eating Window?

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! 

 

 

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

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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!

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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! 

 

 

Mar 18

Episode 48 – Wearable Weights, Mid-Fast Hunger, Fasting Teens?, Vegetarian Paleo, Reversing Diabetes, & More!

Diet Mindsets , Intermittent Fasting , Struggles , Vegetarianism

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Welcome to Episode 48 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

The Toxin Solution: How Hidden Poisons in the Air, Water, Food, and Products We Use Are Destroying Our Health--AND WHAT WE CAN DO TO FIX IT (Joseph Pizzorno)

5:45- Listener Feedback: Mainak  - IF Success & Need For Way To Embrace "Fear" Or "Pain" Of Initiation 

8:50 - Listener Feedback: Tino  - Reversing Diabetes With IF And Taking Your Health Into Your Own Hands

15:25 - Listener Feedback: Kelly  - Light Sensitivity As Indicator Of Adrenal Stress (For Liz)

16:40 - Listener Feedback: Karen  - Exercise At The End Of Fast For Blasting Through Plateaus

20:45 - Listener Feedback: Claire  - Calories In A Pound of Human Fat

25:10 - Listener Q&A: Statia  - Is Mid-Fast Hunger Normal?

29:45 - Listener Q&A: Rebecca  - More Details On Wearable Weights: Risks, Effectiveness, Muscle Building Or Calorie Burning, How Long, Vest, Size?

30:50 - Listener Q&A: Jessica  - Heaviness Of Wearable Weights?

40:25 - Listener Q&A: Jessica  - How To Do Paleo As Vegetarian?

46:50 - Listener Q&A: Max  - Is IF Ok For A Growing Teen?

48:10 - Listener Q&A: Genienne  - Could IF Help A Sick, Fatigued, Allergy-Ridden Teen?

48:25 - Listener Q&A: Angela  - Should Teens Do IF? Have There Been Any Studies On Teens And HGH?

Episode 46: The Coffee Episode! (Part 2): Coffee Sensitivity, Coffee Calories, Starbucks & Spices, Bulletproof Coffee, Mushroom Coffee, Caffeinated Water, Serrapeptase, Creamers, Half And Half, Splenda, and More!

Episode 45: The Coffee Episode! (Part 1) – Does Coffee Break The Fast?, Coffee And Autophagy, The Metabolic Clock, Blood Glucose, Caffeine Vs. Tea, And More!

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! 

 

 

Nov 27

Episode 32: Common IF “Errors,” Digestive Enzymes, HCL, Hair Loss & Growth, Time For Results, And More!

Diet Mindsets , Fat Burning , Gut Health , Intermittent Fasting , Ketosis , Mindsets , Struggles , Supplements , What To Eat

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Welcome to Episode 32 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

7:50 - Listener Q&A: Cindy  - What Are Some Errors People Make When Trying To Lose Weight With IF? (What Am I Doing Wrong?)

9:20 - Not Fasting Clean 

13:30 - Not Giving It Enough Time

16:20 - Scale Not Accurate Because Of Body Recomposition 

18:55 - Micromanaging And Calorie Counting

20:50 - Too Long Of A Window

21:50 - WHAT You're Eating (Processed Foods, Refined Foods, Addictive Foods)

23:15 - WHAT You're Eating (Carbs, Ketosis, Etc.) - Finding The Right Foods For You

24:55 - Factors Beyond Your Immediate Control (Hormones, Thyroid, Etc.)

Melanie's Post: How To Fix Your Thyroid And Find Your Life

Gin's Post: Does A Clean Fast Really Matter?

27:30 - Other Factors: Sleep and Stress

28:10 - Listener Q&A: Nicole  - When Do You Take HCL And Digestive Enzymes During Your Eating Window?

38:55 - Listener Q&A: Cindy  - Can IF Encourage Hair Loss? 

Hair Growth Techniques: Gotu Kola, Collagen, Red Light Therapy, Scalp Massage

52:52 - Listener Q&A Melissa:  How Long To Experience Energy And Benefits With IF?

Melanie's Post: Breaking Free From SIBO: My IBS Story And “Cure”

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

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

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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

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

BUY Delay Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting 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! 

 

 

Aug 07

Episode 16: Vacation Recovery, Bowel Movements, Binge Behavior, & Serrapeptase

Diet Mindsets , Intermittent Fasting , Supplements , Travel

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Welcome to Episode 16 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 provide IF advice for recovering from vacation, and discuss how IF can affect bowel movements. (We go into a bit of detail with that one!) We also discuss eating mindsets and dealing with binging behavior, and give our thoughts on multivitamins during the fast. Oh! And we talk about one of our FAVORITE fasting supplements for overall health, which we had no idea we both used!

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

SHOW NOTES

2:05 - Gin's vacation experience

7:40 - Julie's IF Experience For Fatty Liver

10:40 - Listener Q&A: Ashely - How To Recover From Vacation? 

17:45 - Listener Q&A: Nathan - How Does IF Affect Bowel Movements?

20:15 - What Determines Bowel Movements

24:40 - Common IF BM Responses

29:40 - Listener Q&A: Katie - What To Do If Binging In Your Eating Window?

38:00 - Listener Q&A: Pat -Do Multivitamins Break The Fast?

41:35 - Serrapeptase

STUFF WE LIKE

Serrapeptase - We both take this - it's awesome!! 

The Yoga Of Eating - A wonderful book for dealing with dieting and food mindsets!

IBS And Food Sensitivity Guides (Free on Melanie's site!)

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

BUY Delay Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting 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!