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Feb 18

Episode 96: Weight Gain From Birth Control, Consistent Eating Windows, Activated Charcoal, Detox Support, Hunger Vs. Cravings, And More!

Fasting Approaches , Fat Burning , Intermittent Fasting , Windows

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Welcome to Episode 96 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:


Australis Barramundi: Melanie's FAVORITE fish!! Australis utilizes sustainable practices to raise delicious barramundi fish with fantastic omega-3 levels, tested to be free of mercury and other toxins! They raise their fish responsibly, paying the utmost care to animal health, employee safety, and environmental sustainability, flash freezing their fish at peak freshness! Their barramundi are easy to cook, and even kids love the mild and buttery taste! You can find Australis Barramundi in the freezer section of many fine grocery stores, including Whole Foods! Check out the betterfish.com for more information, and specifically www.thebetterfish.com/why-barramundi for all the awesome benefits! You can also follow Australis: @thebetterfish on Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook! Go To Better.Fish/ifpodcast For An In Store Coupon!



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/ifpodcast With The Code ifpodcast, To Save 20% On All BiOptimizer Products!!


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

SHOW NOTES

01:05 - BIOPTIMIZERS:  Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/IFPODCAST With The Code IFPODCAST For 20% Off!

Carex Day-Light Classic Plus Bright Light Therapy Lamp: Use this full-spectrum light during the day to brighten your mood and regulate your circadian rhythm!

08:00 - BONAFIDE BONE BROTH: Go To BonafideProvisions.com And Use The Code IFBroth For 20% Off!!

09:45 - Australis Barramundi: Go To Better.Fish/ifpodcast For An In Store Coupon!

Check out the betterfish.com for more information, and specifically www.thebetterfish.com/why-barramundi for all the awesome benefits!


13:00 - Listener Feedback: Liz  - Our Bodies Don't Try To Sabatoge Us, And Cryotherapy/ Vibration Plates/ And Joovv!

Joe  Rogan David Sinclair Interview: Check It Out On Our Himilaya App Playlist: "Intermittent Fasting Podcast Stuff We Like"

Game Changers: What Leaders, Innovators, and Mavericks Do to Win at Life (Dave Asprey): Learn the health, lifestyle, and biohacking secrets of the world's top performers in all areas! (Want to get it FREE on Audible? Go To Audible.com/IFPODCAST Or Text IFPODCAST To 500500 For A 30 Day Free Trial, Including A Free Audiobook!)

20:50 - Listener Q&A: Isabelle  - How Important Is Consistency With IF? Continuing Fast When Not Hungry? (Dealing With Social Pressure)

27:50 - Listener Q&A: Niki  - Will Longer Weekend Windows Make OMAD Weekdays More Difficult?

31:25 - Listener Q&A: Denise  - Do Charcoal Capsules (For Heavy Metal Detox) Break The Fast?

Organic Charcoal Powder

Results RNA ACZ Nano Advanced Cellular Zeolite Extra Strength

27:50 - Listener Q&A: Denise  - Do Charcoal Capsules Break The Fast?

36:10 - Listener Q&A: Barbi  - How To Distinguish Between Real Hunger And Cravings?

The Yoga Of Eating

42:35 - Listener Q&A: Adelle  - Weight Gain After Stopping Birth Control?

55:15 - Ask Us Anything

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!

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! 

 

 

Jan 28

Episode 93: Annoying Co-Workers, “Other” IF Benefits, Losing Weight Without Exercise, Adding Back Carbs, Crio Blu, And More!

Benefits , Carbs , Coffee , Intermittent Fasting , Windows

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Welcome to Episode 93 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

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Today's episode is brought to you by Green Chef, Joovv, and BiOptimizers!

GREEN CHEF: Want to make the meals in your window healthier, high quality, and a breeze? Green Chef is a fantastic, USDA certified organic meal-deliver service, with Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Mediterranean, Heart Smart, Lean & Clean, Keto, Gluten- Free, and Omnivore plans! You receive freshly picked, pre-measured, perfectly portioned, mostly prepped ingredients, with easy to follow step by step instructions, shipped straight to your door!

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Joovv: Like intermittent fasting, red light therapy can benefit the body on so many levels, working 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!!

Use The Link Joovv.coom/IFPodcast with the code IFPODCAST for a free gift!

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/ifpodcast With The Code ifpodcast, To Save 20% On All BiOptimizer Products!!


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

SHOW NOTES

01:05 - BIOPTIMIZERS:  Use The Link BiOptimizers.com/IFPODCAST With The Code IFPODCAST For 20% Off!

06:40 - JOOVV RED LIGHT THERAPY DEVICES:  Use The Link Joovv.com/IFPodcast With The Code IFPODCAST For A Free Gift!

8:30 - Listener Feedback: Cindy:  - Chef Could Try ADF/ 5:2 Instead Of Daily IF

14:50 - Listener Feedback: Britney:  -  Hitting Goal, Losing Weight With IF Without Exercise! (Plus: Seated Yoga!)

19:10 - Listener Feedback: Britney:  -  Ionic Foot Bath Testing

Cell Spa Ionic Detox Machine Foot Bath Aqua Spa Cleanse: Melanie loves this machine to draw toxins out of your body by ionizing your system. It's effective at drawing out heavy metals and other toxins! You can use it with this Ivation Foot Spa Massager for a comforting, warming, massaging, DETOXING foot bath!


21:10 - Listener Q&A: Katie:  -  The Stages Of Annoying Co-Worker IF Benefits Beyond The Physical? (Willpower, Work, Sex, etc.) 

27:45 - GREEN CHEF: Use The Link GreenChef.us/IFPODCAST for $50 Off Your First Box!

29:45 - Listener Q&A: David -  Struggling To Add Back Carbs After Keto (Addiction, Weight Loss, Etc.) Why Do Carbs Cause A Feeling Of Satisfaction?

What is the best diet for humans? | Eran Segal | TEDxRuppin

Low-fat vs low-carb? Major study concludes: it doesn’t matter for weight loss

47:30 - Listener Q&A: Janelle -  Does Crio Bru Made From 100% Ground Cocoa 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

Role of therapeutic fasting in women’s health: An overview

Effect of Ramadan fasting on emotional reactions in nurses

Ego Depletion: Is the Active Self a Limited Resource?

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 24

Episode 75: Grocery Shopping Habits, Bodybuilding, Gluten-Free/Paleo Meals, Sleep And Hunger, IF & Antibiotics, Finding The Perfect Window, And More!

Exercise , Fasting Approaches , Fat Burning , Intermittent Fasting , Leangains , paleo , Sleep , What To Eat , Whole 30 , Windows

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Welcome to Episode 75 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!​

And just for our listeners, go to PrepDish.com/IFpodcast for a 2 week free trial!!! You've got nothing to lose!!

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

SHOW NOTES

Melanie's DIY Makeup Setting Spray: Just fill one of these adorable glass bottles with half water, half plain witch hazel. Spray on your face after applying your make-up, and your make-up will stay fresh all day! Plus, it's great for your skin, with no toxins!

9:10 - Help Support Us Patreon! (Patreon.com/IFpodcast) And get your question featured on the podcast, or have a call with Gin or Melanie!

11:45 - Listener Q&A: Karin - How To  Break The Habit Of Buying Too Many Groceries?

17:40 - Listener Q&A: Erin - Reduced Fluid Retention And Calmness With IF! And Should I Break My Fast With A Smaller Meal?

30:15 - 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!! 

37:25 - Listener Q&A: Colt - Best IF Approach For Body Building Competition? Should I Boost Metabolism With A Period Of High Carb Constant Eating? Should You Cycle Off IF For Metabolic Boost?

Melanie's Paleo OMAD Facebook Group!

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.

LeanGains Website

Melanie's Epic Keto Blog Post

54:40 - Listener Q&A: Carolina - Should You Eat After Not Sleeping Well? Should You Do IF While Taking Antibiotics?

1:03:15 - Listener Q&A: Jen - How Do I Find The Perfect 5 Hour Window?



STUFF WE LIKE

Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!

REFERENCES

LINKS

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 10

Episode 73: Green Smoothies, Mid-Night Hunger, IF & Nursing,The Gallbladder, Weekend Breakfasts, Ketosis And Fat Burning, And More!

Intermittent Fasting , Ketones , Ketosis , Struggles , Windows

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Welcome to Episode 73 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

Our Books!: Delay Don't Deny and What When Wine

9:00 - Listener Feedback: Tim  - Success With IF And Family On Board!

10:30 - Listener Feedback: Stacie  - Fatigue From Nutritional Deficiencies 

13:10 - Listener Q&A: Sue - What To Eating During Late Night Baby Feedings?

28:35 - Listener Q&A: Sabine - Is IF And Keto Safe Without A Gallbladder?

29:15 - Listener Q&A: Whitney - IF Not Working As For A Personal Trainer Without A Gallbladder?

31:15 - Listener Q&A: Charlee - Is IF Safe Without A Gallbladder?

Ox Bile: Supplementing with Ox Bile can assist you in breaking down fat, especially if you lack a gallbladder.

41:50 - Listener Q&A: Maggie - How To Do Weekend Breakfast With Family And Friends During IF?

50:25 - Listener Q&A: Linda - Do You Burn Fat If You Never Enter Ketosis? Do Green Smoothies Negate The Fasting Period?

Melanie's Keto Blog Post

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 23

Episode 66: Squishy & Stubborn Fat Obsessions, Low Intensity Exercise, Yoga, Bra Changes, Vibration Machines, Essential Oils, Not Fasting Beyond 18 Hours, And More!

Diet Mindsets , Exercise , Intermittent Fasting , One Meal A Day , Struggles , Windows

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Welcome to Episode 66 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

Law Of Attraction Planner:  Melanie's FAVORITE planner. It helps you effortlessly keep track of long term AND short term goals, daily tasks, habits, etc. It also has affirmations, motivations, visualizations, and just #allthethings. Cannot recommend enough!! Use the code LOA10OFF for 10% off! 

Delay, Don't Deny LIFE JournalThis journal is packed with simple yet powerful tools that will allow you to interact with your thoughts and track your results in a way that works for you. You can pick and choose from among the many options for both reflecting and tracking. This LIFE journal includes sections for motivational and reflective entries, such as “Non-Scale Victories” and “Affirmations”. There is a section for goal setting, a reflective food journal, and a traditional journal, where you can respond to the original 30 journal prompts from DDD (or create your own unique prompts, based on what is meaningful to you). It also has aids for tacking your windows, a “Weekly Calendar and Planner” section, a “Movement Journal,” personalized weight loss milestones, progress tracking, and much more! ADD TO STUFF WE LIKE

Delay, Don't Deny Digging Deeper: Advancing Your Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle: If you're ready to dig deeper into the concepts and practices found in Delay Don't Deny, this is for you! It includes chapter-specific questions to reflect upon, which will deepen your understanding of the concepts and help you apply the strategies into your own life. This book is designed to be used either individually or within a Delay, Don’t Deny support group.

11:30 - Listener Feedback: Stella  - IF Success And Essential Oil Resources

Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals (Robert Tisserand)

http://roberttisserand.com

http://www.usingeossafely.com

16:30 - Listener Q&A: Olivia  - Should Low Intensity Exercise (Yoga) Be In Fasted Or Fed State?

20:35 - Listener Q&A: Olivia  - How To Deal With Obsession Over Stubborn Fat? And Explanation For Squishy Fat!

Brad Yates Tapping Videos

Lyle McDonald: Of Whooshes and Squishy Fat

31:00 - Listener Q&A: Julie - More Info On Vibration Machine?

Confidence Fitness Slim Full Body Vibration Platform Fitness Machine

36:30 - Listener Q&A: Melanie - Thoughts On Ori's Thoughts On The Fasted State? Not Fasting More Than 18 Hours?

43:00 - Listener Q&A: Katherine - Can You GAIN Bra Sizes With IF?

52:40 - Listener Q&A: Kim - Headaches And 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! 

 

 

Jun 11

Episode 60: How To Boost Dopamine, Number Of Meals & Snacks, Meat Broth/Bone Broth/Powdered Broth, Restless Legs, High Morning Blood Sugar, Supplements, & More!

Fasting Approaches , Intermittent Fasting , Meals , paleo , Windows

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Welcome to Episode 60 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

10:30 - Listener Feedback: Angelica  - Swishing Bubbles Before Swallowing

10:30 - Listener Feedback: Lee  - Success With A Healthy Version Of IF!

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

YouTube video: Ultimate Guide to Low Carb Sweeteners | Blood Testing | Be Sure to Avoid These 3!! (Courtesy of Ellie!)

22:36 - Listener Q&A: Sheila  - OMAD vs. OMAD + Snack: Does The Amount Of Meals/Snacks Make A Difference?

29:10 - Listener Q&A: Sheila  - What Is The Difference Between Meat Broth And Bone Broth?

29:25 - Listener Q&A : Diana  - Thoughts On Powdered Bone Broth?

Bone Broth Recipes! Check out What When Wine: Lose Weight and Feel Great with Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, and Wine (Melanie Avalon) 

The Bone Broth Miracle: How an Ancient Remedy Can Improve Health, Fight Aging, and Boost Beauty (Ariane Resnick) 

39:50 - Listener Q&A: Jennifer  - Do You Take All The Supplements?

53:35 - Listener Q&A: Tiff - Should You Adjust Carbs Or IF For High Blood Morning Sugar?

The Diabetes Code: Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally (Dr. Jason Fung)

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

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! 

 

 

May 07

Episode 55: Special Episode With JJ Virgin!: Fat Vs. Sugar Burners, Personal Carb Intakes, Food Sensitivities, How To Clean Up Your Diet, Stress Reduction Techniques, Developing A Positive Mindset, Eating Windows, Circadian Rhythms, & More!

Fad Diets , Fat Burning , Fats , Fruit , Intermittent Fasting , Mindsets , One Meal A Day , paleo , Struggles , What To Eat , Windows

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

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

Welcome to Episode 55 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

SPECIAL GUEST EPISODE WITH JJ VIRGIN!

Click Here To Get JJ's FREE Challenge Guide!!

“​Your body is not a bank account. It’s a chemistry lab​.” — JJ Virgin

Celebrity nutrition expert and Fitness Hall of Famer JJ Virgin teaches clients how to break through food and carb intolerances and master their mindset so they can finally lose the weight to transform their health and their lives.​ JJ is the ​author of four ​New York Times​ bestsellers: ​The Virgin Diet, The Virgin Diet Cookbook, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet​, and​ JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook. ​Her newest title, ​Warrior Mom,​ shows mothers everywhere how to be strong, positive leaders for their families, while exploring the inspirational lessons JJ learned as she fought for her own son’s life​.

Counting calories and hours on the treadmill will never achieve the lasting results that help you look and feel your best! That’s why ​JJ specializes in weight loss resistance related to food intolerances and sugar addiction. She has helped hundreds of thousands of people finally lose the weight and feel better fast with her groundbreaking diet and mindset programs. She shows people how to eliminate weight gain, fatigue, and pain related to food intolerances, as well as shift from being sugar burners to fat burners. She also teaches how to build a strong, positive mindset so that your health and life goals are always within reach.

JJ is a prominent TV and print media personality, whose previous work includes co-starring on TLC’s ​Freaky Eaters​ and serving as health expert on ​Dr. Phil​. JJ regularly speaks at major integrative medical and consumer conferences, having shared the stage with Jack Canfield, TD Jakes, Tony Robbins, John Gray, Dr. Daniel Amen, and Brendon Burchard. Her regular appearances include PBS, ​Dr. Oz​, ​Rachael Ray​, the ​TODAY​ ​Show​, ​Larry King Live,​ andAccess Hollywood​. ​JJ also hosts the popular​ JJ Virgin Lifestyle Show​ podcast, with over 3.5 million downloads and counting. She writes for ​Huffington Post​, ​Rodale Wellness​, ​Mind Body Green, ​and other major blogs and magazines.

JJ has provided nutrition and training programs for a wide variety of famous faces, including CEOs, athletes, and celebrities like Gene Simmons, Ben Stiller, Taj George, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Nicole Eggert, Tracie Thoms, and “Superman” Brandon Routh.

JJ is a board-certified Nutrition Specialist, board-certified in Holistic Nutrition, and a Certified Exercise Physiologist. She has completed over 40 graduate and doctoral courses and continues to learn every day to keep her audience up-to-date on the latest science. JJ ​is also a business coach and founded the premier health entrepreneur event and community, The Mindshare Summit.

Find helpful articles, recipes, podcasts, online programs, and more at​ ​www.jjvirgin.com​.

Find articles, recipes, helpful online programs, and more at​ ​www.jjvirgin.com​.

3:10 - The Difference Between Being A Sugar Burner And Fat Burner

6:25 - How Do You Become A Fat Burner? (And Roadblocks Along The Way!)

10:30 - Finding How Many Carbs You Feel Best On, And When Keto Isn't Right

12:00 - Early Eating Windows

14:25 - Circadian Genes And Eating Windows

16:35 - Seasons, Sleeping, And Insulin Sensitivity 

17:45 - Fruit And Vitamin D Production

18:20 - Tips ANd Tricks For Starting IF & Cleaning Up Your Diet

20:55 - Food Sensitivities And Craving The Foods That Hurt Us

23:45 - IGE Vs. IGG reactions 

25:00 - How To Identify Your Food Sensitiites 

29:45 - Stress Reducing Techniques (Gratitude, Little Wins, Appreciating People, Tapping, HIIT)

34:20 - The Importance Of Appreciating And Taking Time For Your Meals

36:40 - The Importance Of Chewing 

38:40 - How To Develop A Positive Mindset (Rubber Bands, Managing Environment, Removing Negativity) 

46:55 - Get JJs Free Challenge Guide!

Happy for No Reason: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out (Marci Shimoff)

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (Carol S. Dweck)

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

Mindset Food Study

Fruit Vitamin D Study

Chewing Study

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! 

 

 

Apr 22

Episode 53: IF & Hangovers, Changed Lab Results, 24 Hour Fast Benefits, Dealing With Overeating And Binge Urges, And More!

Fasting Approaches , Intermittent Fasting , Mindsets , Windows

GET THE EPISODE ON ITUNES!

 Subscribe For Updates HERE!

 

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

Welcome to Episode 53 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 ATP Project's Podcast

7:05 - Listener Q&A: Ann Marie  - Tweak For Weight Loss - Adding 2-3 24 Hour Fasts Per Week

14:53 - Listener Q&A: Beth  - Does IF Lead To Lab Change Results?

Episode 52: The THYROID Episode, With Elle Russ! Self-Diagnosing Thyroid Problems, Lab Markers, Hypothyroid Signs, T4 Medication, Natural Desiccated Thyroid (NDT), Feeling Bad Despite “Normal” Levels, IF’s Effects On The Thyroid & Adrenals, The Role Of Stress, Mindsets, Doing LESS To Gain More, Loving Your Body

18:15 - Listener Q&A: Beth  - Should You Fast When You Have A Hangover?

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!

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

29:20 - Listener Q&A: Kat  - Why Am I Binging In My Eating Window?

31:05 - Listener Q&A: Ashley  - Why Am I Getting Hungry And Binging After A Smaller Dinner?

33:15 - Listener Q&A: Karen  - Why Am I Never Satiated?

34:15 - Listener Q&A: Naiom  - What To Do If Gaining Weight From Binging Because Making Mental Notes Of Everything I Want To Eat? Am I Still Getting Benefits Without Weight Loss?

Brain over Binge: Even if you don't struggle with binge eating, this is a great book for information on "Rational Reasoning" to deal with cravings and urges. Just say no! 

The Yoga of Eating: Transcending Diets and Dogma to Nourish the Natural Self (Charles Eisenstein): A fantastic book if you want to cultivate a healthy mindset around food, your body, and/or deal with thoughts of restrictive eating.

Wired To Eat: (Robb Wolf) : This book goes into great detail about the individuality of glycemic control, and provides a special protocol for determining the best foods for your blood sugar.

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

Alcohol Hangover: Mechanisms and Mediators

Natural Products for the Prevention and Treatment of Hangover and Alcohol Use Disorder

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

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

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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Apr 08

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

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

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Welcome to Episode 51 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

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

SHOW NOTES

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

STUFF WE LIKE

Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

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

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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

 

 

Mar 24

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

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

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Welcome to Episode 49 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

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

SHOW NOTES

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

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

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

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

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

Organic Wine Co: Organic Wine For The UK!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Healthy Gut Heathy You (Dr. Michael Ruscio)

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

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

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

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

STUFF WE LIKE

Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

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

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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