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Dec 10

Episode 86: Stopping Sugar Cravings, Coffee When Eating, Protein And Muscle, The Great Funfetti Debate, Working Out After Dinner, Fruits And Veggies, And More!

Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 86 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

Today's episode is brought to you by BiOptimizers and Joovv Red Light Therapy Devices!

JOOVV: Like intermittent fasting, red light therapy can benefit the body on so many levels! It literally works on the mitochondrial level to help your cells generate more energy! Red light can help you burn fat (including targeted fat burning and stubborn fat!), contour your body, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, produce collagen for epic skin, support muscle recovery, reduce joint pain and inflammation, combat fatigue, help you sleep better, improve mood, and so much more!! These devices are literally LIFE CHANGING!!

And Just For Our Listeners: Use The Link Joovv.com/IFPodcast With The Code IFPODCAST, For A Free Gift!

BiOptimizers: BiOptimizers is a company whose mission is to fix your digestion! They make a range of awesome supplements, including digestive and proteolytic enzymes, gluten support, HCL, and more! Check out our interview we had with their founder, Wade Lightheart, in episode 77, where we talked all about the digestive process from beginning to end! All biOptimizers products have a 365 day money back guarantee, and if a product doesn’t work for you, they’ll send you the product they think will work, for free!

And Just For Our Listeners: Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/ifpodcast20 With The Code ifpodcast20, To Save 20% An All BiOptimizer Products!!

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

SHOW NOTES

1:10 - BiOptimizers: Use the link BiOptimizers.com/ifpodcast20, with the code ifpodcast20 for 20% off!

Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones (James Clear): Learn how making small changes each day can lead to big results. This books explores the science of breaking bad habits, starting new good ones, and how your identity and sense of self plays into everything. 

Intermittent Fasting Stories

Gin's Wheat Mill

Melanie's Simple Being Manual Meat Grinder

13:10 - Listener Tip: Ed  - Using Gymnema Sylvestre for sugar cravings!

Liquid Gymnema Extract 

The Diabetes Code: Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally (Dr. Jason Fung): Dr. Jason Fung's revolutionary guide to reversing diabetes. Want to know the science of blood sugar regulaton, insulin, diabetes, etc.? This is the book for you!

21:35 - Listener Question: Breanne  - Does Coffee Have To Be Black During The Eating Window?

29:10 - Listener Question: Dominique  - Do I Need To Consciously Eat More Protein To Gain Muscle?

Episode 84: Optimizing Digestion With Wade Lightheart: The Digestive Process, Enzymes, HCL, Raw Vs. Cooked Foods, Acid Reflux, Aging And Longevity, Probiotics, Diet Adaptation, Protein Digestion, Pesticides, Proteolytic Enzymes, Serrapeptase, And More!

Maximum Muscle, Minimum Fat: The Secret Science Behind Physical Transformation (Ori Hofmekler): A very detailed look at dietary and exercise principals to build lean, hard muscle for health and longevity.

Unlock Your Muscle Gene: Trigger the Biological Mechanisms That Transform Your Body and Extend Your Life (Ori Hofmekler): Ori Hofmekler’s foundational book on intermittent fasting, including its historical background, and how it benefits the body to make you stronger!

35:10 - JOOVV RED LIGHT THERAPY DEVICES:  Use The Link Joovv.com/IFPodcast With The Code IFPODCAST For A Free Gift!

Episode 77: Red Light Therapy For Energy, Weight Loss, Stubborn Fat, Beautiful Skin, Muscle Recovery, Exercise Performance, Sleep, Mood, Thyroid, Your Gut Microbiome, And More! (Featuring Joovv Co-Founder Scott Nelson!)

Check out the smaller portable Joovv Go coming soon!!

Vibration Machines: These machines are fantastic for passive exercise, lymph stimulation, and detox! Gin and Melanie both have the large but totally affordable Confidence Fitness Platform Fitness Machine, while Melanie also has the LifePro Power Plate Exercise Machine for under her desk!

43:35 - Listener Question: Scott  - Should You Workout An Hour After Eating To Get Back Into Fasted State Faster And Help Hunger?

44:20 - Listener Question: Nikki  - How Does Working Out After Dinner Affect Re-Entry Into The Fasted State?

53:30 - Listener Question: Heather - How To Get Enough Fruits And Veggies While Fasting?

Designs for Health - PaleoGreens Powder

Super Greens

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

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! 

 

 

Dec 03

Episode 85: IF For Mood And Depression, “Melting” From IF, Not Fasting Benefits, IBSD When Breaking The Fast, Atrantil Timing, And More!

Fasting Approaches , Intermittent Fasting , Struggles , Supplements

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Welcome to Episode 85 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

Today's episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast is brought to you by Prep Dish and Bonafide Provisions Bone Broth! They're two fantastic companies, and we've got special deals for listeners for both!!

 Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough!​

 Bonafide makes wonderful organic bone broths and bone broth soups, slow simmered for 18 hours, and completely free of preservatives! Bone broths are wonderful, nourishing foods and a fantastic way to open your window! Bonafide broths are available online and in stores near you! Go to BonafideProvisions.com for more information, and to find stores and order online! Use the code IFBroth for 20% Off!! Also check out our Instagram (IFPodcast) for a Bonafide Giveaway!

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

SHOW NOTES

The Yoga Of Eating - Mindful Eating Book Club! Facebook Group

The Yoga Of Eating Audiobook

09:45 - PREP DISH Free Subscription! Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo grocery and recipe lists!!

13:30 - BONAFIDE BONE BROTH: Go To BonafideProvisions.com And Use The Code IFBroth For 20% Off!!

15:50 - Listener Feedback: Michelle  - Everyone Should Not Be Fasting At Certain Times

Organic Ashwaganda 

25:20 - Listener Feedback: Libby  - Can You Take Atrantil During The Fast? Tips For Preventing IBSD After Fasting?

Get Atrantil At 10% Off With The Link lovemytummy.com/ifp

Episode 79: Dr. Ken Brown & Atrantril: Fixing GI Issues Fast, IF & The Gut Microbiome, Plant Polyphenols, Fasting Mimetics, Stress/Seratonin/And The Gut, IF In A Pill, And More!

Melanie's Free Food Sensitivity Guides

Episode 84: Optimizing Digestion With Wade Lightheart: The Digestive Process, Enzymes, HCL, Raw Vs. Cooked Foods, Acid Reflux, Aging And Longevity, Probiotics, Diet Adaptation, Protein Digestion, Pesticides, Proteolytic Enzymes, Serrapeptase, And More!

Use the link www.bioptimizers.com/ifpodcast20 with the code ifpodcast20, to save 20% on all BiOptimizer products!!

34:45 - Listener Feedback: Sabine  - Can IF Help Depression Due To Keto Effect?

48:30 - Listener Feedback: Elena  - Does IF Make You Melt? Can It Help Depression?

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

 The Effects of Calorie Restriction in Depression and Potential Mechanisms

Efficacy of fasting and calorie restriction (FCR) on mood and depression among ageing men

Effect of caloric restriction on depression

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! 

 

 

Nov 26

Episode 84: Optimizing Digestion With Wade Lightheart: The Digestive Process, Enzymes, HCL, Raw Vs. Cooked Foods, Acid Reflux, Aging And Longevity, Probiotics, Diet Adaptation, Protein Digestion, Pesticides, Proteolytic Enzymes, Serrapeptase, And More!

Gut Health , Intermittent Fasting , Supplements

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Welcome to Episode 84 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

Today's episode is brought to you by Joovv Red Light Therapy Devices! Like intermittent fasting, red light therapy can benefit the body on so many levels! It literally works on the mitochondrial level to help your cells generate more energy! Red light can help you burn fat (including targeted fat burning and stubborn fat!), contour your body, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, produce collagen for epic skin, support muscle recovery, reduce joint pain and inflammation, combat fatigue, help you sleep better, improve mood, and so much more!! These devices are literally LIFE CHANGING!!

And just for our listeners! If You Order A Joovv With The Link Joovv.com/ifpodcast and use the code IFPODCAST at checkout, you'll receive a free gift!!



Today we have a special episode with Wade Lightheart, 3 Time Canadian Natural Bodybuilding Champion, one of the world's premier authorities on Natural Nutrition and Training Methods, and founder of BiOptimizers, a company with a mission to fix digestion! In this episode, we get into all details about how the digestive process works, HCL and digestive enzymes, raw and cooked foods, and how you can tackle any and all GI distress! We also get into the science of proteolytic enzymes, for all you serrapetase lovers! You don’t want to miss this episode!!

And Just For Our Listeners: Use the link www.bioptimizers.com/ifpodcast20 with the code ifpodcast20, to save 20% on all BiOptimizer products!! They have a 365 day money back guarantee, and if a product doesn’t work for you, they’ll send you the product they think will work, for free!


Got any questions about digestion, enzymes, gluten, or even fasted exercise and bodybuilding? Email questions@IFpodcast.com, or submit your questions here, for a follow-up episode with Wade in the future!!

SHOW NOTES

2:15 - Wade's Background: Forming BiOptimizers From Health Needs

7:05 - Where To Start With Digestive, Hormonal, Or Other Health Complaints?

 7:45: The Problems With Our Modern Food System

 9:40: Using IF To Pinpoint Problematic Food 

10:15 - Wade's Experience With Fasting 

12:00 - The Vegetarian And Keto Team - Finding What Works For You!

13:15 - Why Wade Became Vegetarian 

The Holy Science (Sri Yukteswar)

15:00 - How The Digestive Process Works

18:10 - Natural Enzymes In Plants And Animals, Raw Vs. Cooked Foods

21:50 -  The Role Of HCL And PH (Got Acid Reflux?)

25:45 -  How To Supplement With HCL?

27:40 -  How The Digestive System Adjusts To Dietary Choices, And How IF Helps Digestion

29:40 -  Turkey Dinner Syndrome: Why You Get Tired After Eating A Big Meal

31:20 -  The Role Of Enzymes In Aging And Longevity 

33:10 -  The Problems With Pesticides 

34:15 - JOOVV RED LIGHT THERAPY DEVICES:  Just For Our Listeners: Order A Joovv With The Link Joovv.com/ifpodcast And Use The Code IFPODCAST For A Free Gift!

Episode 77: Red Light Therapy For Energy, Weight Loss, Stubborn Fat, Beautiful Skin, Muscle Recovery, Exercise Performance, Sleep, Mood, Thyroid, Your Gut Microbiome, And More! (Featuring Joovv Co-Founder Scott Nelson!)

Melanie's Blog Post: The Power Of Red Light: Burn Fat, Boost Energy, Revitalize Skin, Grow Muscle, Calm Pain, Sleep Deep, And More!

37:05 -  Digestion In The Intestines

37:40 -  The Role Of The Microbiome In Digestion And Mood

39:50 -  The Different Types Of Bacteria (Colonizing Vs. Transient) 

41:25 -  The Role Of Genetics In Fermented Food Choices

42:30 -  Adopting To New Diet Choices (Die Off, Keto Flu, Etc.)

43:00 -  The Elimination Phase (Constipation!)

43:55 -  How Long Does The Digestive Process Take?

45:25 -  How To Start Fixing Your Digestion?

48:20 -  P3-OM: The Superstar L. Plantarum Strain  - Proteolytic, Viral Defeating, Immune Regulating! (www.bioptimizers.com/ifpodcast20 for 20% off!)

54:45 -  Protein Digestion

56:55 -  Soy Protein Inhibitors 

59:25 -  Masszymes - Broad spectrum digestion and proteolytic enzymes (www.bioptimizers.com/ifpodcast20 for 20% off!)

1:03:15: Testing  Your Enzymes

1:04:30: Enzymes While Fasting 

1:09:35: Serrapeptase  

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

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! 

 

 

Nov 19

Episode 83: Fasting Imposters, Breath Freshening Hacks, Infused Water, Weekend Breakfast Suggestions, And More!

Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 83 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

Today's episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast is brought to you by Prep Dish and Bonafide Provisions Bone Broth!  They're two fantastic companies, and we've got special deals for listeners for both!!

Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough!​ Free Subscription! Get a FREE 2 WEEK TRIAL at Prepdish.com/ifpodcast!

 Bonafide makes wonderful organic bone broths and bone broth soups, slow simmered for 18 hours, and completely free of preservatives! Bone broths are wonderful, nourishing foods and a fantastic way to open your window! Bonafide broths are available online and in stores near you! Go to BonafideProvisions.com for more information, and use the code IFBroth for 20% OFF!!

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

SHOW NOTES

Gin's Intermittent Fasting Stories Podcast!

4:55 - Bonafide Provisions Bone Broth: Go To BonafideProvisions.com And Use The Code IFBroth For 20% Off!!

7:20 - Listener Q&A: John  - Suggestion For Weekend Breakfasts 

14:25 - Listener Q&A: Katie  - Does Parsley Break The Fast? Breath Freshening Suggestions?

Episode 61: Ori Hofmekler – Why Stress Is Good!, The Warrior Diet, IF For Muscle Gain, When IF Becomes Detrimental, Gaining Weight With IF, Longevity Vs. Strength, Carb Vs. Fat Fuels, Circadian Rhythms, Eating Meat, And More!

Want to banish keto breath, without all the additives and sweeteners? Mix a drop or two of Organic Peppermint Oil with some water, in these perfectly sized, adorable glass bottles!

Wow Drops: IF friendly breath drops (they're SUPER potent!)

Liquid Chlorophyll: Eating foods high in chlorophyll (like chlorella, green veggies, etc.) or supplementing can create fresh breath! https://amzn.to/2Tk7S0n

Uncle Harry's Flouride-Free Toothpaste - Peppermint : This awesome potent, natural, sweetener-free toothpaste contains just Bentonite clay, calcium carbonate, Purified, deionized, microfiltered water and ten parts per million of silver mineral (99.000% pure), sea salt, ionic minerals, mustard seed, essential oils of peppermint, eucalyptus, clove, wintergreen, and oregano. Gluten free, glycerin free, fluoride free, and vegan.

Harry's Natural Alkaline Miracle Mouthwash: This awesome, super potent, antimicrobial, sweetener-free mouthwash contains just Colloidal Silver Water, Sea Salt, Magnetic Earth, Purified Ocean Water, Active Ionic Minerals; Essential Oils of Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Clove, Wintergreen, and Oregano!

33:15 - PREP DISH Free Subscription! Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo grocery and recipe lists!!

38:55 - Listener Q&A: Debbie  - Am I A Fasting Imposter?

The Biology of Belief 10th Anniversary Edition: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & Miracles (Bruce H. Lipton): Written by a scientist, this looks at how our thoughts and mind shape our body and biology.

56:35 - Listener Q&A: Laurie  - Does Infused Water Break 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

 Mediterranean Way of Drinking and Longevity

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! 

 

 

Nov 12

Episode 82: Should Everyone Fast?, Toxins From Fat Burning, Controlling Meal Pacing, How To Stay Active At A Desk Job, Exercise And Sugar Cravings, OMAD After 16/8, When To Give Up On IF, And More!

Cravings , Diet Mindsets , Exercise , Fasting Approaches , Fat Burning , Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 82 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

Today's episode is brought to you by Joovv Red Light Therapy Devices! Like intermittent fasting, red light therapy can benefit the body on so many levels! It literally works on the mitochondrial level to help your cells generate more energy! Red light can help you burn fat (including targeted fat burning and stubborn fat!), contour your body, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, produce collagen for epic skin, support muscle recovery, reduce joint pain and inflammation, combat fatigue, help you sleep better, improve mood, and so much more!! These devices are literally LIFE CHANGING!!

And just for our listeners! If You Order A Joovv With The Link Joovv.com/ifpodcast and use the code IFPODCAST at checkout, you'll receive a free gift!!


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


SHOW NOTES

1:30 - Piracy Update

6:50 - Get The What When Wine and Yoga of Eating Audiobooks! 

The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage - Mel Robbin's book teaches you an epic brain trick to stop bad habits and start new effortless habits and life changes, stop fears and worries, and more! Melanie cannot recommend it enough!!

9:30 - Listener Feedback: Piper - Letting Go Of Control With IF, With An Option For Control Freaks!

14:27 - Joovv Red Light Therapy Devices:  If You Order A Joovv With The Link Joovv.com/ifpodcast and use the code IFPODCAST at checkout, you'll receive a free gift!!

Episode 77: Red Light Therapy For Energy, Weight Loss, Stubborn Fat, Beautiful Skin, Muscle Recovery, Exercise Performance, Sleep, Mood, Thyroid, Your Gut Microbiome, And More! (Featuring Joovv Co-Founder Scott Nelson!)

19:05 - Listener Feedback : Jeanie - Success With OMAD After Lackluster 16:8 

20:55 - Listener Feedback : Raquel  - Does Burning Fat Release Toxins?

Melanie's Blog Post: Why You’re (Maybe) Detoxing All Wrong

Organic Milk Thistle Extract Powder For Liver Support

Supplements To Bind To Toxins, Including Heavy Metals: Chlorella (Needs to be this specific form!), Modifed Citrus Pectin

32:00 - Listener Q&A : Katie  - How Long Should You Stick With IF Before Concluding It Doesn't Work For Fat Loss?

51:45 - Listener Q&A : Katie  - How To Stay Active At A Desk Job?

Terrain Mat: Terrain mats are great to put on your desk to keep you active and moving at a desk job!

Vibration Machines: These machines are fantastic for passive exercise, lymph stimulation, and detox! Gin and Melanie both have the large but totally affordable Confidence Fitness Platform Fitness Machine , while Melanie also has the LifePro Power Plate Exercise Machine for under her desk!

55:40 - Listener Q&A : Katie  - Does Exercise Cause Sugar Cravings?


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

Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead, and Mercury in Sweat: A Systematic Review

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! 

 

 

Nov 05

Episode 81: William Shewfelt – IF For A Power Ranger Physique, The Carnivore Diet, Hollywood Diets, Muscle Building, Exercise & Performance, Lifestyle Hacks, Diet Mindsets, Following Your Dreams, And More!

Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 81 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

Today's episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast is sponsored by Prep Dish! Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough!​ Free Subscription! Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast!

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

SHOW NOTES

Today we've got a super fun episode with William Shewfelt, best known for his starring role as Brody the Red Power Ranger on Netflix and Nickelodeon's Power Rangers: Ninja Steel! We've got him on the podcast, because William is also a fitness expert who specializes in fat loss and building muscle using a ketogenic diet! After years of training and experimenting with dieting, and experiencing skin issues, gut problems, and never achieving a lean, muscular physique—William finally stumbled upon the ketogenic diet…and after trying a carnivorous ketogenic diet with intermittent fasting, was able to achieve a ripped physique.! 

William recently released the Carnivore Shredding E-Book which details his approach to fat loss using intermittent fasting, a carnivorous diet, and training recommendations to achieve and maintain a lean physique year-round—without calorie counting and deprivation. Definitely check it out! You can also follow William on Instagram: www.instagram.com/williamshewfelt

1:30 - PREP DISH Free Subscription! Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo grocery and recipe lists!!

6:45 - William's Background: Acting, Pursuing Dreams, And The Carnivore Program!

12:00 - Getting Out Of The Diet Struggle And Letting Go Of Things That Don't Work For You

16:00 - Determining Your Diet Goals

Episode 61: Ori Hofmekler – Why Stress Is Good!, The Warrior Diet, IF For Muscle Gain, When IF Becomes Detrimental, Gaining Weight With IF, Longevity Vs. Strength, Carb Vs. Fat Fuels, Circadian Rhythms, Eating Meat, And More!

19:15 - William's Carnivore Program

23:30 - Girls And Carnivore

24:10 - Dealing With Carb Withdrawals And Transitioning To Fat Burning

26:50 - The 2 Meal A Day IF Regimen (With Fasted Training)

28:00 - IF For Exercise, Bodybuilding, And Muscle Mass

30:40- How Soon To Eat After Working Out?

33:00- Managing IF, Stress, And Not Overdoing It

36:10- Low Carb And High Intensity Exercise, Protein And Gluconeogenesis

39:20- Should You Count Macros?

Melanie's Blog Post: Keto: Methods, Myths, Magic, And Madness

43:00- Set Life

47:00- Dealing With Social Backlash And Having Confidence In Your Diet Choices

49:50- Are All Actors On A Diet?

53:10- William's Favorite Lifestyle Hacks: Goal Setting, Being Intentional, Routines, Habits, Following Your Dreams, And More!

1:03:05- Thoughts On Bulletproof Coffee?

1:05:35- Takeaways For Eating: Meal Timing, Nutrients, Listening To Your Body, Etc.

1:08:40- Counting Nutrients Not Calories

1:12:20- William's Dream Project

1:13:45- William's Key Takeaway

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

Changing perceptions of hunger on a high nutrient density diet

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! 

 

 

Oct 28

Episode 80: Tips For Starting IF, Fasting Without Coffee, Fasting In Chunks, Kale, Saunas, The Diuretic Effect, Weight Tracking Apps, Facebook Groups, Rodent Study Implications & More!

Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 80 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

Today's episode is sponsored by Atrantil! On episode 79, we discuss the amazing Atrantil with its founder Dr. Kenneth Brown. Atrantil can help you beat IBS and SIBO! Atrantil contains natural herb compounds which work syngeristically to control bacteria in the small intestine, while also providing antioxidant and other GI benefits! You can use Atrantil to reduce (or even eliminate!) gas, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea, and also to support digestive health in general! Be sure and give the product a full 30 days to evaluate its effectiveness, as it can take that long for some people to get your gut bacteria back in line, but it's so worth it!! And it's got a 100% money back guarantee! Use the link lovemytummy.com/ifp with the code IFP, to get 10% off your purchase!

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

SHOW NOTES

Intermittent Fasting Stories Podcast

Get the AUDIOBOOK of What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine! 

Get the AUDIOBOOK of The Yoga of Eating: Transcending Diets and Dogma to Nourish the Natural Self

Yoga of Eating  & What When Wine Audiobook Instagram Giveaway! Comment Your Favorite IF Benefit On Melanie Avalon's Instagram! (@MelanieAvalon)

9:30 - Listener Q&A: Michelle  - Tips For Starting IF? How Long To See Results?

Window - Fasting Tracker App: An iOS app developed by Gin's son to help you track your windows!

20:40 - Listener Q&A: Anne - Too Much Raw Kale?

Eating Raw Kale Is Actually Really Bad for You

26:55 - Listener Q&A: Vaun - Benefits Of Using The Sauna While Fasting?

If You Order A Joovv With The Link Joovv.Shop/IFPodcast And Forward Your Proof Of Purchase To Melanie@IFpodcast.com, We'll Send You A Free Gift!

30:00 - Listener Q&A: Vaun - App For Weight Averages?

34:05 - ATRANTIL: This amazing plant-based supplement can stop your GI distress and restore your gut microbiome!! Use the link lovemytummy.com/ifp with the code IFP, to get 10% off your purchase!

Episode 79: Dr. Ken Brown & Atrantril: Fixing GI Issues Fast, IF & The Gut Microbiome, Plant Polyphenols, Fasting Mimetics, Stress/Seratonin/And The Gut, IF In A Pill, And More!

36:15 - Listener Q&A: Vaun - Soapwalla Natural Deodorant Cream Recommendation 

36:30 - Listener Q&A: Vaun - The Difference In Gin's Facebook Groups?

One Meal A Day IF Lifestyle FB Group

Delay, Don't Deny: Intermittent Fasting Support FB Group

Delay, Don't Deny: Advanced Book Support Group FB Group

39:20 - Listener Q&A: Vaun - Melanie's Facebook Group?

Paleo OMAD: Intermittent Fasting + Real Foods FB Group

41:20 - Listener Q&A: Vaun - Does IF Have A Diuretic Effect?

43:15 - Listener Q&A: Nai - How To Fast Without Coffee?

50:05 - Listener Q&A: Wendy - Can You Fast Two Different Times Instead Of One Long One?

54:25 - How Fasting Affects Rodent's Body Weight Different Than Humans (And What This Means?!)

Joe Rogan Experience #1178 - Dr. Rhonda Patrick

Food Deprivation, Body Weight Loss and Anxiety-Related Behavior in Rats

The diurnal response of muscle and liver protein synthesis in vivo in meal-fed rats

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

 Harvard Health - Kale

 Various Possible Toxicants Involved in Thyroid Dysfunction: A Review

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! 

 

 

Oct 15

Episode 78: Low Calories And Weight Stalls, Trusting Your Body, Red Vs. White Wine, Tracking And Forcing, And More!

Calories , Diet Mindsets , Intermittent Fasting , Struggles , Wine

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Welcome to Episode 78 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

Today's episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast is sponsored by Prep Dish! Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough!​ Get a free 2 week trial at Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo grocery and recipe lists!!

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

SHOW NOTES

Gin's New Podcast Is Coming November 1st!

Preorder the What When Wine: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine Audiobook On Audible!!

7:00 - Listener Q&A: Marsha  - Success, Sustainability, And Taking Your Time With IF

9:00 - Listener Q&A: Ryan  - Can You Stall On Weight Loss From Not Eating Enough?

The psychology of hunger (Minnesota Starvation Study)

23:30 - Listener Q&A: Michelle  - Should You Only Drink Red Wine For Health?

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!

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

Melanie's Wine Blog Posts: 7 Reasons To Drink Wine Each Night of the Week! and Can Wine Support A Healthy Weight? This Health Expert Says Yes (Mind Body Green!)

37:25 - PREP DISH Free Subscription! Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo grocery and recipe lists!!

44:35 - Listener Q&A: John  - How Do You Listen To Your Body When Used To NOT Listening To Body And Tracking And Forcing? Does Meditation Help? How To Get There?

The Yoga Of Eating Audiobook

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself Michael A. Singer - Melanie's all time favorite book on mindfulness and how to stop associating your identity with your thoughts. This book could, quite possibly, change your life!!

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

Effect of 6-month calorie restriction on biomarkers of longevity, metabolic adaptation, and oxidative stress in overweight individuals: a randomized controlled trial

 Mediterranean Way of Drinking and Longevity

White wines may be just as good for you as red (in some ways, at least)

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! 

 

 

Oct 08

Episode 77: Red Light Therapy For Energy, Weight Loss, Stubborn Fat, Beautiful Skin, Muscle Recovery, Exercise Performance, Sleep, Mood, Thyroid, Your Gut Microbiome, And More! (Featuring Joovv Co-Founder Scott Nelson!)

Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 77 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

Today's episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast is sponsored by Prep Dish! Prep Dish is an awesome meal planning service which sends you weekly grocery and recipe lists, so you can do all your meal preparation at once, and be good to go for the week! It's perfect for the IF lifestyle! And better yet, the meals are all gluten free or Paleo, which is fantastic if you're already doing so, but also a wonderful way to "try out" gluten free or Paleo with delicious meals, and no feelings of restriction!! We can't recommend them enough!​

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

SHOW NOTES

Today we've got a super special episode with Scott Nelson, co-founder of the Joovv Red Light Therapy Devices!! Like Intermittent Fasting, Red Light Therapy Can Benefit The Body On SO Many Levels! It Can Help You Burn Fat, Contour Your Body, Reduce Lines And Wrinkles, Produce Collagen, Support Muscle Recovery, Reduce Joint Pain And Inflammation, Combat Fatigue, Help You Sleep Better, And So Much More!! It Works On A Cellular Level To Literally Charge Your Cells Mitochondria!! In Fact, It' So Effective, It's Been Proposed To Be Banned In The Olympics!

And just for our listeners! If You Order A Joovv With The Link Joovv.com/ifpodcast and use the code IFPODCAST at checkout, you'll receive a free gift!! 

2:40 - How & Why Joovv Was Started (Is Red Light Real Science?)

7:45 - What Is Red Light And Infrared Therapy? - The Basics!

8:45 - Red Light And The Cells Mitochondria (ATP!)

10:00 - Red Light Vs. Infrared Wave Lengths

11:05 - Red Light Therapy Vs. An Infrared Sauna

14:30 - Red Light Therapy For Weight Loss, Fat Burning, And Stubborn Fat

17:24 - Red Light, IF, And Deuterium Depletion

23:20 - Red Light + IF For Targeted Fat Reduction?

24:55 - Red Light For Cellulite And Skin

27:45 - Red Light For Hair Growth

29:40 - How Long To Use Your Joovv

32:15 - Red Light For Sleep Quality And Melatonin Production

35:45 - When To Use Your Joovv?

36:20 - PREP DISH Free Subscription! Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast! You'll get weekly gluten-free and Paleo grocery and recipe lists!!

37:50 - Red Light Benefit For Mood

40:55 - Red Light And the Gut Microbiome

42:30 - Red Light Therapy For Muscle And Exercise Recovery

46:15 - Red Light, Blue Light, And Acne

46:50 - What To Consider When Buying A Red Light Unit (Wavelenth, Power, Etc.) 

50:15 - Red Light For Detox And The Immune System

53:05 - Red Light For Thyroid

57:45 - The Different Joovv Devices

1:00:00 - Who Shouldn't Use Joovv?

1:04:07 - Red Light In The Fed Vs. Fasted State?

1:05:23 - Our Fav Red Light Benefits

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

For Tons Of Studies About Red Light Therapy, Check Out All The Articles On The Joovv Website!  http://joovv.shop/ifpodcast

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! 

 

 

Oct 01

Episode 76: Weight Watchers, Elimination Diets, Hot Flashes, Starting IF When Studying, 5:2 & 4:3, Bone Broth Fasting & More!

5:2 , Fad Diets , Fasting Approaches , Gut Health , Hormones , Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 76 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

Today's episode is sponsored by Bonafide Provisions Bone Broth! They make wonderful organic bone broths and bone broth soups, slow simmered for 18 hours, and completely free of preservatives! Bone broths are wonderful, nourishing foods and a fantastic way to open your window! Bonafide broths are available online and in stores near you! Go to BonafideProvisions.com for more information, and to find stores and order online! Use the code IFBroth for 20% Off!! Also check out our Instagram (IFPodcast) for a Bonafide Giveaway!

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

SHOW NOTES

7:05 - Listener Q&A: Nita  - Cashews & Red Pistachios!

Why Cashews are Not Sold to Consumers in Their Shells and Why Pistachios Used To Be Dyed Red

9:15 - Listener Q&A: Kristen  - Hot Flashes Gone With IF? Have You Discredited 5:2 and 4:3?

Help Us Update The Intermittent Fasting Dictionary!

20:00 - Listener Q&A: Ola  - Should You Start IF When Studying?

27:00 - Listener Q&A: Sara  - Should I Eliminate Dairy/Grains/Bacon If I'm Feeling Great?  Thoughts On Bone Broth Fasts?

Our Episode Interview With Dr. Ruscio

44:40 - Bonafide Provisions Bone Broth: Go To BonafideProvisions.com And Use The Code IFBroth For 20% Off!!

48:20 - Listener Q&A: Kara  - Should You Combine Weight Watchers With IF?

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

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! 

 

 

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