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Feb 04

Episode 94: Building Muscle Without Exercise, Celery Juice, The Medical Medium, Wine While Fasting, Removing Histamine & Sulfites, Nutritional Yeast, Trace Minerals, And More!

Alcohol , Diet Mindsets , Exercise , Intermittent Fasting , Supplements , Wine

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Welcome to Episode 94 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 Audible, Prep Dish, Bonafide Provisions, and BiOptimizers!

Audible: This is Melanie's well-known secret for reading #allthebooks #allthetime! Audible provides the largest selection of audiobooks on the planet, in every genre! With Audible, you can listen on any device, anytime, anywhere! We're obsessed! Audible members can choose 3 titles every month (1 audiobook and 2 Audible Originals), with rollover credits, easy exchanges, discounts on titles beyond credits, and audiobooks you'll keep forever! Go To Audible.com/IFPODCAST Or Text IFPODCAST To 500500 For A 30 Day Free Trial, Including A Free Audiobook!

Prep Dish: 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 - perfect for the IF lifestyle! The meals are Gluten Free, Paleo, or Keto (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! Get a free 2 week trial At Prepdish.com/ifpodcast!

Bonafide Provisions: 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! Go to BonafideProvisions.com for more info! Use the code IFBROTH at Bonafideprovisions.com for 20% Off!

BioOptimizers: A company whose mission is to fix your digestion! They make a range of awesome supplements, including digestive and proteolytic enzymes, gluten-hacks, a "one size fits all" superstar probiotoic, HCL, and more! Check out the interviews we had with their founder, Wade Lightheart, in episodes 74 and 84! Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/ifpodcast20 With The Code ifpodcast20, To Save 20% On All BiOptimizer Products!!


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

SHOW NOTES

01:10 - BIOPTIMIZERS:  Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/IFPODCAST With The Code IFPODCAST For 20% Off!

3:25 - Submit For Episode 100 Ask Us Anything

07:45 - 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!!

12:15 - BONAFIDE BONE BROTH: Go To BonafideProvisions.com And Use The Code IFBroth For 20% Off!!

14:45 - Listener Feedback: Danyon  - Physical And Emotional Success With IF

18:00 - Listener Q&A: Mark - Does Celery Juice Break The Fast?

Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal - Anthony Williams

Medical Medium Life-Changing Foods: Save Yourself and the Ones You Love with the Hidden Healing Powers of Fruits & Vegetables- Anthony Williams

Medical Medium Thyroid Healing: The Truth behind Hashimoto's, Graves', Insomnia, Hypothyroidism, Thyroid Nodules & Epstein-Barr - Anthony Williams

Medical Medium Liver Rescue: Answers to Eczema, Psoriasis, Diabetes, Strep, Acne, Gout, Bloating, Gallstones, Adrenal Stress, Fatigue, Fatty Liver, Weight Issues, SIBO & Autoimmune Disease - Anthony Williams

27:10 - Listener Q&A: Lauren - Re: William Shewfelt's Interview - Do I Need To Eat Right After Working Out If I Feel OK?

#081 - 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!

33:25 - AUDIBLE:  Go To Audible.com/IFPODCAST Or Text IFPODCAST To 500500 For A 30 Day Free Trial, Including A Free Audiobook!

18:00 - Listener Q&A: Sharon - Can I Build Muscle Without Exercising?

47:20 - Listener Q&A: Janet - Can You Have Wine During Your Fasting Window?

Dry Farm Wines: Organic, IF and Paleo-Friendly, Low Sugar, Low Alcohol, Toxin-Free Wines! Get A Bottle For A Penny! DryFarmWines.com/IFPODCAST

The Wave by PureWine  - Removes Both Histamines & Sulfite Preservatives, By-the-Bottle or By-The-Glass!

54:30 - Listener Q&A: Anu - Should You Take Nuritional Yeast And Trace Minerals?

Pure Natural Non-fortified Nutritional Yeast Flakes

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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 Supraphysiologic Doses of Testosterone on Muscle Size and Strength in Normal Men

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! 

 

 

Sep 03

Episode 72: Alcohol And IF, Candida, Pirates, Weight Regain After Weight Loss, Supplement Cautions, MTHFR, And More!

Alcohol , Fasting Approaches , Intermittent Fasting , Personal Stories , Supplements

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Welcome to Episode 72 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

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!

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

SHOW NOTES

1:30 - The Pirated Copies Of Delay Don't Deny

20:25 - Taking Supplements Because They Work For Someone Else

22:30 - The MTHFR Mutation And Methylated Folate

Melanie's Blog Post On MTHFR

25:30 - Listener Q&A: Allison - Does Your Body Process Alcohol Differently With IF?

Dry Farm Wines (Get a bottle for a penny!)

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

20:20 - Listener Q&A: Natalie - Weight Regain After Initial Weight Loss With IF?

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

50:00 - Listener Q&A: Lauren - How Does IF Impact Candida? Can Candida Feed On Ketones?

50:35 - Listener Q&A: Shauna - Can I Fix Candida With IF Only, Not Food Choices? Can Essential Oils Help Candida?

51:21 - Listener Q&A: Kathe - Can IF Cure Yeast Overgrowth?

Jarrow Formulas Saccharomyces Boulardii + MOS (This beneficial yeast can help fight candida in the body!) 

Pau D'Arco (Tea) - A potent antifungal and great for sugar cravings! 

Doctor's Best High Potency Serrapeptase

Doctor's Best Proteolytic Enzymes

Biocidin (Amazon Link)

 Norm Robillard/Paul Jaminet Candida Ketone Debate

The Healing Power of Essential Oils: Soothe Inflammation, Boost Mood, Prevent Autoimmunity, and Feel Great in Every Way (Eric Zielinski D.C.)

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

Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome

Potential of plant oils as inhibitors of Candida albicans growth

Essential oils and their components are a class of antifungals with potent vapour-phase-mediated anti-Candida activity

Honey has an antifungal effect against Candida species

Hominids adapted to metabolize ethanol long before human-directed fermentation


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 27

Episode 71: Common IF “Phases,” Parasite Cleanses, Muscle Gain, Required Supplements, Eating Before Your Window Closes, And More!

Blood Sugar , Exercise , Fasting Approaches , Gut Health , Intermittent Fasting , Supplements

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Welcome to Episode 71 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

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!

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

SHOW NOTES

Low Mercury, Sustainable Barramundi Fish 

Low Mercury Costco Tilapia

13:50 - Blood Type Diets

Eat Right for Your Type (Peter D'Adamo's book on the Blood Type Diet)

16:50 - Listener Q&A: Becky  - What Are The Typical Phases People Go Through When Adjusting To IF?

31:50 - Listener Q&A: Karen  - How To Do A Parasite Cleanse With IF?

HealthForce's SCRAM: Melanie's all time favorite for parasites and other bad buggers! This wonderful ORGANIC formulation contains clove, wormwood, and black walnut, with additional enzymes and liver support, and no fillers to boot!

Alli-C Allicin: Allicin is the active compound found in garlic, and is epic for wiping out bad thing.

Oil of Oregano: Oregano is rich in the antimicrobial compounds Carvacrol and Thymol.

24:35 - Listener Q&A: Jackie  - What If You Stop Eating Before Your Window Closes?

A Guide To Finding Your Perfect IF Window/Approach: What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine

24:35 - Listener Q&A: Jackie  - What If You Stop Eating Before Your Window Closes?

47:40 - Listener Q&A: Gayathri  - Does IF Require Supplements? 

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

51:05 - Listener Q&A: Skye - Can You Gain Muscle With IF? 

Maximum Muscle, Minimum Fat: The Secret Science Behind Physical Transformation (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

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! 

 

 

Jul 30

Episode 67: Defining “Maintenance,” Stopping Food Fears And Restrictive Habits, BMIs, How Melanie & Gin Met, Stevia & Biofilms, Serrapeptase, & More!

Diet Mindsets , Fasting Approaches , Intermittent Fasting , Maintenance , Meals , Mindsets , Supplements , Sweeteners

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Welcome to Episode 67 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

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!

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

SHOW NOTES

Get The NEW Audiobook For Delay Don't Deny!! Yey!!!

7:40 - Listener Q&A: Kim  - How Did Melanie & Gin Meet And Decide To Do The Podcast? 

8:55 - Listener Q&A: Katherine  - How Did Melanie & Gin Meet And Decide To Do The Podcast?

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

8:55 - Listener Q&A: Jodi  - How To Break Restrictive Food Habits?

33:05 - Listener Q&A: Bailey  - Is "Maintenance" A Weight Goal, Or When You Stop Losing Weight?

AC: The Power of Appetite Correction (Bert Herring): Gin's favorite book for learning all about the nature of appetite and cravings.

44:55 - Listener Q&A: Kenny  - What Does Maintenace Look Like? Is There A "Trick" To Maintenance? How To Transition To It?

48:35 - Listener Q&A: Hollie  - How Do You Maintain While Still Practicing IF? Does The Body Know When To Stop Losing? 

49:45 - Listener Q&A: Sara   - How To Do Maintenance Without Losing Weight?

50:20 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer  - Should Goal Weight Be Based On BMI? How Do You Now If It's A Plateau Or Maintenance? 

54:15 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer  - How Long To Take Serrapeptase To Notice Benefits?

Doctor's Best High Potency Serrapeptase

Episode 56: All Your Serrapeptase Questions!, Chapstick Lipstick & Glosses, Does IF Target Certain Areas Of Fat?, Barefoot Shoes, And More!

59:35 - Stevia And Biofilms

The Stevia Most Effective Against Lyme Biofillms: NutraMedix - Stevia, 1 Ounce

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! 

 

 

Mar 05

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!

Calories , Coffee , Collagen Peptides , Intermittent Fasting , Supplements , Sweeteners

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Welcome to Episode 46 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

2:30: Meat, dairy and plant proteins alter bacterial composition of rat gut bacteria

10:05: How Does Pork Prepared in Various Ways Affect the Blood

11:30 - Listener Q&A: Paige  - Can You Be Sensitive To Coffee?

16:55 - Listener Q&A: Alice  - Can Too Much Coffee Stop Weight Loss From Too Many Calories?

Part 1 Of the Coffee Episode

19:40 - Listener Q&A: Kelly  - Can You Take Serrapeptase With Coffee? 

23:40 - Listener Q&A: Margherite  - Does Cinnamon Release Insulin? And Are Ketone Test Strips Accurate?

24:25 - Listener Q&A: Molly  - Do Spices In Coffee Break The Fast? If I'm Not Losing Weight, Am I Not In Ketosis?

Gin's Post: Can I have ______ while fasting?

34:20 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer  - Can I Use Vital Protein Collagen During The Fast? What Supplements Can You Take During The Fast?

Episode 18: How Much Food?, Favorite Recipes, How Many Calories Break A Fast, IF Weekend Struggles, Collagen Peptides, Window Changes And Timing, And More!

38:15 - Listener Q&A: Denise  - Does Coconut Creamer And/OR Kombucha Break The Fast?

39:05 - Listener Q&A: Ashley  - Can I Have A Little Half And Half In My Coffee?

39:25 - Listener Q&A: Aaryn  - Can I Have Unsweetened Almond Creamer In My Coffee?

41:40 - Listener Q&A: Lisa  - Does BPC Break The Fast? If So, Does It Reset The Fast? Is A "Fading" Feeling Normal? How Much Water Should I Drink?

Episode 5: The COFFEE Episode!

Episode 29: IF To Get Shredded, Jumpstart Fasts, Leaky Gut, “Clean” Wine, Toxins Stored In Fat, Water Intake, Berberine, And More!

45:42 - Listener Q&A: Chris  - Can I Use Butter And Splenda In My Coffee?

51:30 - Listener Q&A: Letitia  - Can I Drink Four Sigmatic Mushroom Coffee Or The Elixers During The Fast?

55:55 - Listener Q&A: Nikki  - Is Caffeinated Water Ok 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

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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

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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! 

 

 

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 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 13

Episode 30: Should You Fast When Sick?, Natural Immune Support, How Melanie And Gin Met, All About Salt!

Intermittent Fasting , Supplements

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Welcome to Episode 30 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

8:25 - Listener Q&A: Ruth - Is Pink Himalayan Salt Healthier Than Table Salt?

8:57 - Listener Q&A: Sandra - Does Salt Break The Fast? 

9:50 - Listener Q&A: Val  - Is Himalayan Good For Healing?

25:10 - Listener Q&A: Sarah - How Did Melanie And Gin Decide To Do A Podcast Together?

25:10 - Listener Q&A: Sarah - Do You Catch Fewer Colds When Fasting? Does IF Benefit The Immune System? How To Naturally Support The Immune System? Should You Fast When Ill? 

33:15 - Listener Q&A: Catherine - Should You Fast When Sick? What Cough Drops Should You Take?

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!