#018 - Episode 18: How Much Food?, Favorite Recipes, How Many Calories Break A Fast, IF Weekends, Collagen Peptides, Bladder Pain, Strict Timing, Changing Windows

August 20, 2017

Visit IF Podcast.com/episode18 for shownotes!

How much food do Melanie and Gin eat in the eating window?

What are our favorite recipes?

How many calories break a fast?

How do you stick to IF when you're not busy?

Do collagen peptides break the fast?

What if you experience bladder pain when fasting?

Can you change your windows? 

How strict are the windows?

And much more!

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#017 - Advice Learned The Hard Way, High Fasting Blood Sugar, HIIT, Lemons, Limes, Apple Cider Vinegar, Headaches, Hangries & More!

August 13, 2017

What's the best IF advice Melanie and Gin learned the hard way? Does lemon, lime juice, or apple cider vinegar break the fast? How can you deal with fasting headaches and the hangries? Why might you have high blood sugar while fasting? Should you exercise fasted? Is IF ok with HIIT? 

Check out IFpodcast.com/episode17 for shownotes, references, and more!

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?

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

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?

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#016 - Vacation Recovery, Bowel Movements, Binge Behavior, Serrapeptase, & More!

August 6, 2017

How Long Does It Take To Recover From Vacation With IF? How Does IF Affect Bowel Movements? How To Deal With Binging Behavior? Can You Take Multivitamins During The Fast? What Super Supplement Do Melanie And Gin Take While Fasting? 

2:05 - Gin's vacation experience
7:40 - Julie's IF Experience For Fatty Liver
10:40 - Listener Q&A: Ashely - How To Recover From Vacation?
17:45 - Listener Q&A: Nathan - How Does IF Affect Bowel Movements?
20:15 - What Determine Bowel Movements
24:40 - Common IF BM Responses
29:40 - Listener Q&A: Katie - What To Do If Binging In Your Eating Window?
38:00 - Listener Q&A: Pat -Do Multivitamins Break The Fast?
41:35 - One Of Melanie And Gin’s FAVORITE Supplements!

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#015 - Breaking A Stall, IF Weight Loss Vs. Other Diets, Changing Windows, Vegan Fats, Eating Whatever You Want, Insulin, & More!

July 30, 2017

How to break a stall? Should you change your windows? How does weight loss from IF compare to other diets? Should IF vegans eat more fats? Can you eat whatever you want in your eating window? What is the role of insulin with IF? And more!

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#014 - Beer, Restrictive Mindsets, Fasted Exercise, Toothpaste, And Intermittent Fasting

July 23, 2017

Does beer have health benefits? How do you overcome restrictive mindsets after years of undereating? How do you eat enough in your IF window? Is IF and exercise sustainable? What toothpaste can you use to mimimize insulin spikes? How does IF help celiac disease? And more!

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#013 - Late Night Eating, Crossfit And Calories, Adrenal Fatigue, Soy Milk, Getting Enough Nutrients, Broth & Intermittent Fasting

July 16, 2017

Does late night eating cause weight gain? Is IF bad for the adrenals? How many calories should you consume when doing CrossFit? Should you eat soy or instant broths? And much more! 

 

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#012 - Exogenous Ketones,The “Official” Fasted Period, Body Odor, Medication Requiring Food, Artificial Sweeteners, Insulin, And Intermittent Fasting

July 9, 2017

When does the "official" fasted period start? What is the role of insulin? Should you take exogenous ketones? What to do about body odor when fasting? What if you're not losing weight? What are symptoms of IF? How bad are artificial sweeteners? What if your medication during the fast requires food? And more!! 

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

July 2, 2017

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 on a longer fast. We also discuss the difference between intermittent fasting and eating disorders (they're not the same!) and much more!

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#010 - Vegan Diets, Activity Levels, Muscle Mass, Re-Entering The Zone After Holidays, Weight Loss, Weight Maintenance, Weight Gain, And Intermittent Fasting

June 25, 2017

Melanie Avalon and Gin Stephens discuss maintaining activity levels while intermittent fasting, how IF affects muscle mass, the benefits and side effects of Vegan diets, finding what works for you food wise, getting back into the fasting "zone" after the holidays, how your body knows when to lose versus maintain weight, what to do if you GAIN weight when you first start IF, and more! Check out IFpodcast.com for show notes!

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#009 - Scales, Supplements, Naysayers, Max Weight Loss, Calories, Carbs, Wine, Intermittent Fasting, And More!

June 18, 2017

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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