Melanie Avalon and Gin Stepehens discuss when to take vitamins and supplements when practicing IF, the best IF windows for maximum weight loss, how to deal with social backlash and naysayers, why it's not ALL about calories, determining your own carb tolerance, how much wine you can drink, and much more!
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Melanie Avalon and Gin Stephens discuss how to adjust your IF patterns when on vacation, getting enough calories with one meal a day, ensuring adequate electrolytes when intermittent fasting, and the vague "Whoosh Effect.”
Learn what IF patterns may be too extreme, the difference between full and modified fasts, how IF affects exercise, how many carbs you should be eating, the good and bad with grains, tips for making healthier food choices, how to sustain a whole foods approach if desired, and how to maintain weight on an IF protocol!
Learn all about drinking alcohol while intermittent fasting, especially wine! Melanie and Gin discuss how alcohol affects fat burning (it doesn't stop weight loss!), the health benefits of alcohol and wine, some pretty cool wine effects, how to make better food choices while practicing IF, and much more!
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.