Melanie and Gin discuss coffee and intermittent fasting, including its health benefits, how it affects the fasted state, how you should (and should not) drink it for best results, and details on MCTs and Bulletproof Coffee. They also answer listener questions about using essential oils while fasting and what to do if you're insulin resistant and/or not seeing results within a few weeks of starting IF.
Melanie Avalon and Gin Stephens discuss the science of intermittent fasting, including the role of insulin in hunger and weight loss, the differences between calorie restriction and intermittent fasting, and how IF affects the metabolism. They also answer listener questions about losing weight with IF when you work night shifts, and doing extended (rather than intermittent) fasts.
Melanie Avalon and Gin Stephens discuss their personal favorite intermittent fasting benefits, and answer listener questions about autophagy and if you can do breakfast for one meal a day.
Melanie Avalon and Gin Stephens discuss different common approaches to intermittent fasting (including 16/8, Alternate Day Fasting, and One Meal A Day), and answer listener questions about the benefits of doing IF for life, and how to keep your body "guessing" when you're at maintenance.
Melanie Avalon (The What When Wine Diet: Paleo And Intermittent Fasting For Health And Weight Loss) and Gin Stephens (Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle) discuss how they came to intermittent fasting after years of dieting (calorie counting, HCG, diet pills, etc.) Visit IFpodcast.com. Music by Leland Cox.