Category Archives for "Vegetarianism"

Support!

Help Make The Intermittent Fasting Podcast Possible!

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

Jun 17

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!

Carbs , Fat Burning , Fats , Intermittent Fasting , One Meal A Day , Vegetarianism , What To Eat

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

Welcome to Episode 61 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!! 

Today's episode of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast features the grandfather of intermittent fasting himself: Ori Hofmekler!! For all the intense details on Ori' analysis of intermittent fasting, and how it benefits the body, check out his books!!

The Warrior Diet: Switch on Your Biological Powerhouse For High Energy, Explosive Strength, and a Leaner, Harder Body - Ori Hofmekler’s foundational book on intermittent fasting, including its historical background, and how it benefits the body to make you stronger! 

The 7 Principles of Stress: Extend Life, Stay Fit, and Ward Off Fat-What You Didn't Know about How Stress Can Reboot Your Mind, Energy, and Sex Life - Ori’s latest book, which dives into the intense details of how IF and stress can make you stronger!

Maximum Muscle, Minimum Fat: The Secret Science Behind Physical Transformation - 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 - A more approachable look at dietary and exercise principles to build lean, hard muscle for health and longevity.

The Anti-Estrogenic Diet: How Estrogenic Foods and Chemicals Are Making You Fat and Sick - How to boost your health and fitness by addressing your estrogen levels through diet and lifestyle.

SHOW NOTES

3:15 - Ori's Story - Fasting And The Ancient Warriors

7:00 - The Spiritual Aspect Of Fasting

8:15 - Choosing Not To Eat Meat (Humanitarianism and Biological Reasons) 

13:45 - Thoughts On Coffee

12:21 - A Food Day In Ori's Life

14:45 - Undereating In The Fasted State

16:00 - Why Fasting Never Fails

18:30 - Tea Vs. Coffee

19:40 - Changed Taste Senses, The Imporanct of Food For Pleasure 

20:20 - Why Fasting Is A Hormetic Stress And Not Detrimental (Heat Shock Protein Response, Autophagy)

24:45 - Overdoing Fasting

25:30 - How Do You Know When Fasting Has Become Detrimental? 

29:50 - Circadian Rhythms - Is Daytime Eating Better? 

37:50 - How Do You Gain Or Maintain Weight With IF?

41:00 - Building Muscle With IF (Muscle Fibers)

42:35 - Longevity Vs. Strength Priority 

43:25 - Mucle Fiber Summary 

47:30 - Carb Vs. Fat Fuel

48:00 - The Role Of Insulin

53:15 -  What Type Of Exercise Is Perfect For IF?

1:00 -  The Need For Real Food

1:03 -  Sugar Solution Teaser!

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 18

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

Diet Mindsets , Intermittent Fasting , Struggles , Vegetarianism

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

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! 

 

 

Aug 21

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

Collagen Peptides , Intermittent Fasting , Mindsets , paleo , Struggles , Supplements , Vegetarianism , What To Eat , Windows

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

Welcome to Episode 18 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 talk about how much food we eat in our window, and our favorite recipes! We also tackle how many calories break a fast, and tips for sticking to IF when you're bored/not working/it's the weekend/ etc. We also clarify some things about the eating windows, like how strict they are and if you can change them up. And much more!

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

SHOW NOTES

2:05 - Gin's vacation experience

5:10 - Listener Feedback: Camilla - Veganism As An Ethical Rather Than Dietary Choice  

7:35 - Listener Feedback: Kelley - Micro Algae Omega-3 Supplementation

10:00 - Listener Q&A: Jessica - How Much Food Do You Literally Eat In Your Window?

14:35 - Listener Q&A: Annie - What Are Gin's And Melanie's Favorite Go-To Recipes?

21:55 - Listener Q&A: Phillip - How Many Calories Break A Fast?

28:2o - Listener Q&A: Stephanie - How To Do IF On The Weekends, Or When Not Working?

Gin's Post: The Importance Of Mindset 

36:5o - Listener Q&A: Sandy - Can You Have Collagen Peptides During The Fast?

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

40:55 - Listener Q&A: Mimi - What If You Have Bladder Pain During A Fast? Is It From Oxalates? 

Melanie's FREE Food Sensitivity Guide

40:55 - Listener Q&A: Mimi - Can You Benefit From IF If You Don't Fast For More Than 16 Hours?

47:50 - Listener Q&A: Susanne- Can You Alternate IF Methods And Windows?

47:50 - Listener Q&A: Susanne- How Strict Is The Timing For The IF Windows?

STUFF WE LIKE

50 Awesome Delicious Gluten-Free Paleo Recipes In Melanie's New Book: The What When Wine Diet!

Collagen Peptides (Bulletproof - What Melanie Currently Uses)

Collagen Peptides (Vital Proteins - Melanie has used this in the past, and many people love it!)

Collagen Peptides (Marine-based: Melanie's recent research indicates that marine based peptides may be ideal, and better than bovine-based)

REFERENCES

LINKS

BUY Melanie's What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine, Gin's Delay, Don't Deny: Living an Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle, and/or Gin's Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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

 

 

Aug 14

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

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

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

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

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

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

SHOW NOTES

2:05 - Gin's vacation experience

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

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

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

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

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

The Dawn Phenomenon – T2D 8

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

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

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

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

STUFF WE LIKE

M Berry - Makes Sour Things Taste Sweet!

The Adrenal Reset Diet

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

REFERENCES

LINKS

BUY Melanie's What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine, Gin's Delay, Don't Deny: Living an Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle, and/or Gin's Feast Without Fear: Food and the Delay, Don't Deny Lifestyle

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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

Jul 31

Episode 15: IF Weight Loss Vs. Other Diets, Stalls, Changing Windows, Vegan Fats, Eating Whatever You Want, Insulin, & More!

Fad Diets , Fasting Approaches , Insulin , Intermittent Fasting , Vegetarianism , Windows

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

Welcome to Episode 15 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 how much and what type of fats you should consider as an IF Vegan, how to break a stall, and whether you should adjust your windows. We also discuss how much weight we lost from IF specifically (compared to other diets), and tackle the issue of whether or not you can eat "whatever you want" in your fasting window. Lastly, we take another stab at the poorly misunderstood insulin!

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

SHOW NOTES

2:35 - Intermittent Fasting On Vacation

4:40 - Listener Q&A: Pamela - If You're Vegan, Do You Need More Fat From Nuts And Seeds When Doing IF?

4:40 - Listener Q&A: Doug - What Should You Do When You Hit A Stall? Should You Go Back To Normal Eating?

4:40 - Listener Q&A: Doug - Should You Not Do The Same IF Pattern Every Day So The Body Doesn't Get Accustomed To It?

12:10 - BCAAs

13:50 - Keeping Your Body Guessing

17:15 - Listener Q&A: Winnie - How Much Weight Have Melanie And Gin Lost From IF Specifically?

17:50 - Gin's Weight Loss From IF

24:35 - Melanie's Weight Loss From IF

27:09 - The 5 Bite Diet

29:00 - Listener Q&A: Marie - Why Do Some People Think You Can Eat Whatever You Want In The Eating Window?

29:40 - Why Insulin Is Not Always Bad, And Why You DO Want Insulin With A Meal

STUFF WE LIKE

Omega 3 Supplements For Vegetarians (From algae!)

The Yoga Of Eating

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 03

Episode 11: Intermittent Fasting Challenges: Mental And Physical Hunger, Explaining IF To Family And Friends, Eating Disorders Vs. Fasting, Drinking Late, Cravings, Workouts And Longer Fasts

Exercise , Intermittent Fasting , Maintenance , Metabolism , One Meal A Day , Vegetarianism , Weight Maintenance

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

Welcome to episode 11 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

In today's episode, we tackle a ton of challenges people may face when following an intermittent fasting lifestyle. We'll provide tips and tricks for combatting physical and mental hunger (it's usually more mental!), dealing with awkward situations with friends and family, how to adjust IF when you stay out late drinking, and working out with longer fasts. We also discuss the difference between intermittent fasting and eating disorders (they're not the same!) and much more!

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

SHOW NOTES

1:25 - Colostrum

4:00 - Prebiotic Fibers For Gut Health

7:05 - Listener Q&A: Dorothy- How To Handle Physical And Mental Hunger When Starting IF?

8:45 - Hunger From Low Blood Sugar

11:55 - Tips And Tricks To Help With Hunger

13:30 - Listener Q&A: Lea- How Do You Explain IF To Family And Friends?

14:30 - Melanie's Tips For Dealing With Friends And Family 

16:08 - Gin's Tips For Dealing With Friends And Family 

18:20 - Listener Q&A: Alex- What To Do IF People Think You Have An Eating Disorder?

23:15 - Listener Q&A: Alex- Distraction Techniques For Getting Hunger?

29:15 - Listener Q&A: Liseanne- Can You Workout On A 24 Hour Fast?

33:20 - Listener Q&A: James - Can You Have Carbonated Lime Water While Fasting?

STUFF WE LIKE

Colostrum For GI repair, Gut Health (Soverieng Laboratories) (Melanie)

Prebiotin Prebiotic Fiber (Gin)

REFERENCES

Increased P70s6k Phosphorylation during Intake of a Protein–carbohydrate Drink following Resistance Exercise in the Fasted State.

Artificial Sweeteners: A systematic review of metabolic effects in youth

Consuming aspartame with and without taste: differential effects on appetite and food intake of young adult males.

Artificial sweeteners induce glucose intolerance by altering the gut microbiota

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! 

vegan, weight loss, maintenance, exercise, muscle
Jun 26

Episode 10: IF And Vegan Diets, Activity Levels, Muscle Mass, Re-entering The Zone Post-Holidays, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, And Weight Gain

Exercise , Intermittent Fasting , Maintenance , Metabolism , One Meal A Day , Vegetarianism , Weight Maintenance

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

Welcome to episode 10 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of The What When Wine Diet: Paleo And Intermittent Fasting For Health And Weight Loss, and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

In today's episode, we discuss how to maintain activity levels while intermittent fasting, and how IF affects muscle mass. (Hint: it's GREAT for it!) We also discuss the benefits and side effects of Vegan diets, and finding what works for you, food wise. We discuss our experience with how long it takes to get back into the fasting zone after the holidays, how your body knows when to lose versus maintain weight, and what to do if you GAIN weight when you first start IF? (Oh my!)

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

SHOW NOTES

3:05 - Listener Q&A: Allison - How To Maintain Activity Levels With IF? 

6:55 - Listener Q&A: Katherine - Should You Work Out Fasted For Muscle Composition?

7:55 - How IF Supports Muscle

10:10 - Protein Intake Timing

11:15 - Listener Q&A: Lauren - How Long To Get Back Into The Fasting Zone After The Holidays?

19:10 - Listener Q&A: Lauren - How Does The Body Know When To Lose And When To Maintain?

24:25 - Listener Q&A: Skipp - Have You Tried A Whole Foods, Plant-Based Vegan Diet?

31:35 - Listener Q&A: Karen - What To Do If You Gain Weight When Starting IF?

STUFF WE LIKE

Instant Pot (Basically the most awesome thing EVER! It's a pressure cooker, slow cooker, AND steamer. It's so easy to use, healthy, and yummy!)

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!