Intermittent Fasting for Women Around Their Menstrual Cycle & Menopause With Dr. Mindy PelzApr 20, 2022
Dr. Mindy Pelz shares loads of great insight on intermittent fasting for women in this interview. You’ll learn how to use intermittent fasting around your menstrual cycle, if you’re in perimenopause, or you’re postmenopausal.
Intermittent fasting has many health benefits including autophagy, weight loss, stem cell production, and fat burning. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced faster, you’ll learn helpful tips like what to eat to break a fast, when to fast, and how to fast according to your menstrual cycle.
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[0:00] Topic Intro
[4:15] Why grazing all day, or having several mini-meals is not how our bodies are designed to work best.
[7:27] Benefits of fasting according to the length of time fasted.
[12:18] When intermittent fasting would not be appropriate for a women and why women should not fast longer than 17 hours when breastfeeding.
[14:26] Ways to bind toxins to get them out of your body when intermittent fasting.
[15:41] How to improve keto flu symptoms like headaches, body aches, fatigue.
[19:41] Tips for a successful longer fast (over 24 hours).
[22:25] How to use intermittent fasting during different parts of your menstrual cycle (best times to do longer fasts).
[35:50] Benefits of intermittent fasting to prevent cancer, reduce recurrence, and improve treatments.
[39:44] Discussion on "fasting mimicking diets" - do they work?
[45:44] Best foods to eat, and in which order, to break a longer fast.
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