#024 - Genetic Testing, Exercising After Eating, Happy NOT Clean Fasting, Flax Seeds, Changing IF Windows, And More!

October 1, 2017

4:35 - Listener Q&A: Milah  - Is Clean Fasting Worth It If You're Happy NOT Clean Fasting?

4:35 - Listener Q&A: Milah  - Why Does Peppermint Tea Make Me Hungry?

4:35 - Listener Q&A: Milah  - Is Insulin While Eating Bad?

21:15 - Listener Q&A: Eva  - Do Flax Seeds Break The Fast?

25:10 - Listener Q&A: Connie  - Should You Switch Up The Amount And Timing of IF To make It More Effective? Should You Do Regular Or Irregular Eating Patterns?

30:40 - Listener Q&A: Sarah  - Can I Change The Times Of My Fasting Window?

25:10 - Listener Q&A: Connie  - Should You Switch Up The Amount And Timing of IF To make It More Effective? Should You Do Regular Or Irregular Eating Patterns?

33:07 - Listener Q&A: Alissa  - Can You Change Your Window Throughout The Week Vs Weekends? What Problems Could Arise?

39:02 - Listener Q&A: Ifeoluwa Egbeyemi ("E")  - Should You Change Your Window When You Do Lots Of Exercise To Lose Those Last Few Pounds?

44:35 - Listener Q&A: Chrissy  - How Does Exercising After Eating Affect Fat Burning?

47:50 - Listener Q&A: Betty  - Should You Do Genetic Testing To Find Your Perfect Diet For Weight Loss?


#023 - 16:8 vs. OMAD, Feeling Cold While Fasting, Stubborn Fat, Cellulite, IF & Brain Function, All Day Social Events, Cram It In Or Space It Out?

September 25, 2017

4:10 - Listener Q&A: Diane  - Is 16:8 As Beneficial As OMAD? Should It Be Approached Differently? Should You Have A Mini Fast Or Graze The Whole Time In 16:8?

9:45 - Listener Q&A: Lucy  - What If You Feel Cold While Fasting?

17:50 - Listener Q&A: Keiko  - Can IF Reduce Cellulite?

18:40 - Listener Q&A: Denise  - How Does The Body Decide Where To Burn Fat? Can IF Tackle Stubborn Fat And Cellulite?

29:07 - Listener Q&A: Alex  - How Do You Burn Fat When Calorie Counting But Not Fasting? Why Does IF But Not CR Protect Metabolism?

34:15 - Listener Q&A: Nathan  - Should You Break Your Fast When Out Socially All Day?

47:40 - Listener Q&A: Jen  - Should You Eat Everything In An Hour And Feel Overly Full, Or Have An Expanded Window With A Snack Later? Should You Cram It In Or Space It Out?


#022 - Thinking About Food, Pets & IF, Monk Fruit, Stevia, Tracking Windows, Fasting Vs. Eating Times, Low Carb, Keto Breath & More!

September 17, 2017

5:33 - Listener Q&A: Karen - Do You Stay Rigid In The Eating Window Start Time, Or Base it On The End Of A Prior Window?

6:20 - Listener Q&A: Joyce - When Does The Fasting Window Start?

6:45 - Listener Q&A: Sarah - Do You Track The Fast Or The Eating Time? 

14:59 - Listener Q&A: Jen - How Many Carbs Can You Have And Still Be Low Carb? Should You Do Keto Or Add More Carbs?

24:12 - Listener Q&A: Julie - How Do You Know If You Have Keto Breath And/Or Are in Ketosis?

32:15 - Listener Q&A: Magdalena - Feedback On Exogenous Ketones 

36:50 - Listener Q&A: Magdalena - Does Thinking About Food Make Fasting More Difficult?

42:03 - Listener Q&A: Magdalena - Do Sweeteners With GIycemic Indexes of O Affect Insulin? (Monk Fruit, Stevia, etc.)

45:09 - Listener Q&A: Magdalena - Can IF Work For Pets?


#021 - Cheat Days, Defining One Meal, Matcha Tea, If It Fits Your Macros, Eating After Exercise, Menstrual Cravings, Skipping Dinner, Overnight Weight Changes, Changing IF Protocols, Hunger Signals

September 10, 2017

5:48 - Listener Q&A: Gina  - What Do You Mean By One Meal?

5:48 - Listener Q&A: Nicole  - Do You Need To Eat Right After Exercise?

5:48 - Listener Q&A: Nicole - Is It Ok To Eat A Lot Before Your Menstrual Cycles?

16:06 - Listener Q&A: Sarah  - Do You Have Cheat Days? Are They Important?

21:22 - Listener Q&A: Alex  - What Do You Think About The "If It Fits Your Macros" Approach?

27:57 - Listener Q&A: Laura  - How Long To See Weight Loss?

37:30 - Listener Q&A: Emily  - Why Does Weight Change So Extremely And Drastically After A Cheat Day?

42:05 - Listener Q&A: Ku  - Can You Skip Dinner In Your IF Protocol? 

47:25 - Listener Q&A: Gloria  - How Will Shifting From A Few Longer Fasts, To Daily 24 Hour Fasts Affect Weight Loss? 

47:25 - Listener Q&A: Gloria  -  Should Hunger Signals Be Trusted? 

47:25 - Listener Q&A: Gloria  -  Should You Change Your IF Approach If Weight Loss Slows Down? 

56:28 - Listener Q&A: Rae  - Does Matcha Tea Break The Fast? 


#019 - Wonky Windows, Communion, Sugar Cravings, Restrictive Tendencies, Becoming Fat Adapted, Sugar Free Gum, Ketones & More!

August 28, 2017

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3:30 - Listener Q&A: Josh - Is There Anything Wrong With A Wonky Window?

3:30 - Does Communion Break The Fast?

7:20 - Listener Q&A: Gabrielle - How To stop sugar cravings?

15:45 - IF while pregnant 

17:40 - Listener Q&A: Anna - How To Let Go Of Restrictive Tendencies? (Calorie And Macro Counting)

30:40 - Listener Q&A: Sarah - Can You Become Fat Adapted Without Low Carb?

41:50 - Listener Q&A: Chantal - Is There A Way To Become Fat Adapted Sooner?

45:20 - Listener Q&A: Krista - Can You Have Sugar Free Gum During The Fast?

45:20 - Listener Q&A: Krista - Does Miralax Break The Fast?


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

August 20, 2017

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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!


#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? 

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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?


#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!