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Intermittent Fasting to Lose Weight With Cynthia Thurlow, NP

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Cynthia Thurlow’s new book, Intermittent Fasting Transformation walks you through a 45-day plan to lose weight and get healthy with intermittent fasting. Her TEDx talk, Intermittent Fasting: Transformational Technique, has more than 12 Million views on YouTube. 

In this interview we discuss the benefits of fasting, common fasting mistakes, and fasting for men and women is different. 


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Highlights From This Episode

[0:00] Cynthia Thurlow, NP explains how most nutritional dogma clinicians learn in school is wrong. 

[3:00] How is intermittent fasting different for men and women?

[6:40] How to get started with intermittent fasting for beginners. 

[10:30] Starting intermittent fasting with a history of disordered exercise or eating. 

[12:35] Discussion on intuitive eating, AKA mindful eating, and why this may not be the most effective strategy if you have poor gut and/or metabolic health.

[18:00] Discussion on how to adjust your nutrition and fasting window in conjunction with your menstrual cycle. 

[23:25] Discussion on endocrine disrupting chemicals and how to reduce them in your lifestyle. 

[32:00] Gluten, dairy, and soy related to thyroid disease, and molecular mimicry (fascinating!)

[36:30] Intermittent fasting is a hormetic stressor - how do we know if it’s stressing us too much?

[41:40] Why Cynthia refused to accept that weight gain is a normal part of aging. 

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Resources From This Episode

>> Join Zivli

 >> Freebie: Weight Loss Mindset Audio Training

>> Freebie: The Ultimate Food Guide

>> Track Your Macros Free Video Series

>> Cynthia Thurlow's Website

>> TEDx Talk: Intermittent Fasting: Transformative Technique

>> Intermittent Fasting Transformation Book by Cynthia Thurlow