Jan 07

Episode 38: IF & Blood Pressure, Melanie and Gin’s Disagreement, OMAD Terminology, Avoiding Veggie Burn Out, Health And Wellness Recommendations, When To Listen, The End Of The Eating Window, And More!

Cravings , Fat Burning , Intermittent Fasting , What To Eat

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Welcome to Episode 38 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

4:30 - Listener Feedback: Holly  - IF Flu, IF Success, Serrapeptase

7:20 - Listener Feedback: Matt  - White Kidney Bean Extract Followup

Episode 34: White Kidney Bean Extract

11:00 - Listener Q&A: Emily  - Can IF Cause Low Blood Pressure?

13:40 - Listener Q&A: Stephen  - What Is Melanie And Gin's Biggest Disagreement?

18:35 - Listener Q&A: Gina  - When Does The Eating Window End?

21:45 - Listener Q&A: Luana  - How Is My IF Routine?

26:10 - What Qualifies As "One Meal A Day"? 

32:00 - Listener Q&A: Jeremy  - How Do You Not Get Burnt Out On Certain Fruits And Vegetables?

40:20 - Listener Q&A: Heather  - Should You Listen To Your Body And Break Your Fast Early? Is An 8 Hour Eating Window As Effective As A Smaller Window? 

45:00 - Listener Q&A: Hana - What Other Things Do You Do For Health And Wellness?

Get Amazing Organic, Clean, Low Alc And Keto Friendly Wines From Dry Farm Wines!! 

Tapping With Brad Yates

STUFF WE LIKE

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

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

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

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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

 

 

Jan 01

Episode 37: IF & PCOS, The Fasted High, Vitamin D, Sleep, Long Term IF Studies, Coffee Anxiety, Sweeteners In Teas, Coconut Milk, And More!

Intermittent Fasting

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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 37 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

5:45 - SUBMIT YOUR WEIRD PROBLEMS!

8:00 - Listener Q&A: Sharon  - Are There Any Long Term Studies On IF?

14:40 - Listener Q&A: Briana  - How To Deal With Anxiety From Coffee? Are Added Sweeteners In Flavored Teas Ok?

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

14:40 - Listener Q&A: Briana  - How To Deal With Anxiety From Coffee? Are Added Sweeteners In Flavored Teas Ok?

20:20 - Listener Q&A: Ashley  - When Is The Best Time To Take Vitamin D?

20:20 - Listener Q&A: Jenna Beth  - What If You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night Or Early?

34:20 - Listener Q&A: Jen  - Thoughts On Coconut Milk?

34:20 - Listener Q&A: Megan  - THow Does IF Affect PCOS?

45:00 - Listener Q&A: Yo  - When Do You Start Experiencing The High Feeling From 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

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

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

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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

 

 

Dec 25

Episode 36: Holiday Tips & Tricks

Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 36 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 Feedback: David  - Endurance Feedback

9:45 - Listener Feedback: Melissa: - Endurance Feedback

11:30 - Listener Q&A: Gina:   - Tip For Leaving iTunes Review

5:50 - Listener Feedback: Sara (iTunes):  Tip For Leaving iTunes Review

15:45 - Our Top 5 Holiday Benefits

27:37 - Our Top 5 Holiday Tips

STUFF WE LIKE

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

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

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

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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

 

 

Dec 18

Episode 35: Fasted Training, Marathons, Tummy Rumbles, 2 Hour Window Difference, And More!!

Exercise , Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 35 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 Feedback: David - Exercise Related Questions On The Podcast

16:40 - Listener Q&A: Jen - How To Pair IF And Marathon Training? Is It Bad To Wait Long After Exercising To Eat?

19:00 - Listener Q&A: Stuart - How To Implement IF For Endurance Sports? (Triathalon)

20:00 - Listener Q&A: Cassidy - Any Tips For Long Distance Runners And IF?

Mark Sisson: How to Fuel a Marathon (Includes Shake Recipe)

Mark Sisson: How to Train for a Marathon

32:30 - Actual Race Day (What To Eat, Coffee)

37:10 - The Takeaway

39 :55  Listener Q&A: Pat- Does An Eating Window Shortened By Just 2 Hours Offer Extra Benefits?

48:15 Listener Q&A: Erin - Is There A Trick For Dealing With Tummy Rumbles During Fasting?

49:15: SEND US YOUR WEIRD IF PROBLEMS!!

STUFF WE LIKE

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

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

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

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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

 

 

Dec 11

Episode 34: Brain Fog, Carb Digestion, White Kidney Bean Extract, Last Meal Before Fasting, Indulgent Meals, What Melanie And Gin Eat, And More!

Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 34 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

5:50 - Listener Feedback: Betty 

How To Leave A Review on iTunes

14:45 - Listener Q&A: Krissie - How Does Your Last Meal Before Your Fast Affect The Entrance Into The Fasted State?

19:35 - Listener Q&A: Matt - Thoughts On White Kidney Bean Extract?

24:40 - How Carbs Are Broken Down By The Body

31:35 - Listener Q&A: Mark - What Causes Brain Fog? Should You Continue Fasting, Or Eat?

32:30 - Listener Q&A: Melanie - Is Brain Fog From Low Electrolytes? Tips For Dealing With It?

48:20 - Listener Q&A: Rob - How Indulgent Can Your IF Meals Be? What Do Melanie And Gin Eat?

STUFF WE LIKE

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

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

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

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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

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

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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

 

 

Nov 27

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

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

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Welcome to Episode 32 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle

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

SHOW NOTES

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

9:20 - Not Fasting Clean 

13:30 - Not Giving It Enough Time

16:20 - Scale Not Accurate Because Of Body Recomposition 

18:55 - Micromanaging And Calorie Counting

20:50 - Too Long Of A Window

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

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

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

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

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

27:30 - Other Factors: Sleep and Stress

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

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

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

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

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

STUFF WE LIKE

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

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

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

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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

 

 

Nov 20

Episode 31: Fat Storage & Burning Science, Low Fat For Weight Loss, “Healthy” Fats, Desk Job Windows, Time Between Eating, IF Math & Ratios

5:2 , Fasting Approaches , Fat Burning , Fats , Intermittent Fasting

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Welcome to Episode 31 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

4:25 - Listener Q&A: Rachel - What's The Best Window For The Average Person With A Desk Job?

9:15 - Listener Q&A: Dee - How Are Fat Stores Accessed If You Eat Consistently?

10:05 - Listener Q&A: Kathy - How Do "Healthy" Fats Affect Fat Burning? Would Low Fat Be Better For Weight Loss?

10:55 - Listener Q&A: Anne - Where Does Burned Fat Go? 

Jason Fung: Who needs to avoid Fat Bombs and BPC?

TED TALK: The Mathematics Of Weight Loss (Ruben Meerman)

Chris Masterjohn: The Biochemistry of Why Insulin Doesn’t Make You Fat 

33:40 - Fruits, Starches, And Legumes

33:40 - What Is A Fruit?

36:05 - Listener Q&A: Hector - Does The Time Between Meals In The Eating Window Count As Fasting?

40:30 - Listener Q&A: Nathan - How Do The Cumulative Effects Of Continues Daily Fasting Compare To 5:2 Fasts?

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

Chris Masterjohn: The Biochemistry of Why Insulin Doesn’t Make You Fat 

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

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

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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

 

 

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

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 06

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

Blood Sugar , Exercise , Fasting Approaches , Gut Health , Intermittent Fasting , One Meal A Day , Supplements , What To Eat

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Welcome to Episode 29 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

SPECIAL OFFER FOR PODCAST LISTENERS: Preorder What When Wine: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine (available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.com) and send a picture of your receipt to preorder@IFPodcast.com, and I'll send you early access to the Holiday Recipes from the book (just in time for Thanksgiving!), access to a quiz to determine your perfect IF protocol, and entry into a drawing to a win a skype or phone call with Melanie!

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

SHOW NOTES

5:30 - Listener Q&A: Becky  - Should You Do A Longer Jumpstart 48 Hour Fast To Get Into Ketosis?

5:30 - Listener Q&A: Becky  - Can Berberine Help With Plateaus?

19:30 - Listener Q&A: Stephanie  - What's The Best Way To Heal Leaky Gut? What Are Good Supplements For The Gut Microbiome?

Diet Protocols to Heal Leaky Gut And Address GI Distress: The Gaps Diet, The Low-FODMAP Diet (Check out all the info from the Monash University, and get their app)

Betaine HCL/PepsinHelps break down fats and proteins - great for digestion!

19:30 - Listener Q&A: Stephanie  - Are The New "Cleaner" Wines Really Better?

YES! Check out Episode 26 for ALL the info! We interview Todd White of Dry Farm Wines who is the expert on this: basically, you'd be SHOCKED by what's in most wines! Want your own low carb, low sugar, toxin free wines (including a bottle for a penny?) Check out DryFarmWines.com/IFPodcast. We cannot reccomend this enough! 

32:10 - Listener Q&A: Melanie - Can Toxins Stored In Fat Cause Detox Symptoms?

33:10 - Listener Q&A: Mary - Can Activated Charcoal Help With Toxins Released From Stored Fat When Fasting?

44:10 - Listener Q&A: Tommy  - How Can You Use IF To Get Shredded Like A Body Builder? 

Melanie's Blog Post: Is Intermittent Fasting Bad For Women?

Check out Episode 17 for a full discussion of HIIT

50:50 - Listener Q&A: Hannah - How Much Water Should You Drink While Fasting?

The Salt Fix: Why Experts Got It All Wrong - and How Eating More Might Save Your Life (Dr. James J. DiNicolantonio)

STUFF WE LIKE

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

REFERENCES

LINKS

More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com  

More on Gin: GinStephens.com

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

Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com

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