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512: Use These Fasting Secrets to Burn Fat & Prevent Disease! | Dr. Mindy Pelz

512: Use These Fasting Secrets to Burn Fat & Prevent Disease! | Dr. Mindy Pelz

Update: 2022-12-27


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Dr. Mindy Pelz (IG: @dr.mindypelz) is a renowned holistic health expert and one of the leading voices in educating women about their bodies. She is on a mission to start a women's health revolution!

Today we’re discussing Mindy’s new book Fast Like a Girl: A Woman's Guide to Using the Healing Power of Fasting to Burn Fat, Boost Energy, and Balance.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The benefits of intermittent fasting
  • How many hours of fasting gets you to the superhuman state?
  • The 6 different types of fasting based on time
  • Autophagy triggers after 17 hours of fasting
  • Simple tips to stimulate autophagy
  • Supplements that supercharge autophagy
  • What happens to cells after they die from fasting?
  • Top hacks for opening up your detox pathways
  • What is a fasting snack?
  • Test your blood sugar to find out if coffee breaks your fast
  • Mindy’s daily fasting routine
  • Why Mindy times her dinner to sunset
  • Learn how to break a short fast vs. a longer fast
  • How fasting helped Mindy manage perimenopause
  • Fasting stimulates BDNF
  • The importance of tracking your cycle
  • The 30-day reset
  • Get to know the characteristics of estrogen and progesterone
  • How fasting helped heal Mindy’s Achilles tendon injury
  • Fasting changes your microbiome
  • Treat SIBO with a 24-hour fasting period
  • Reboot the dopamine system with a 48-hour fast
  • Mindy’s thoughts on calorie restriction for longevity
  • Know why you’re fasting
  • The top 3 tips to lose weight
  • How glycation impacts aging
  • What is metabolic switching?
  • The 5-1-1 fasting variation
  • Fasting is not a one size fits all tool
  • Menopausal women should try fasting with the moon cycle
  • Men benefit from taking fasting breaks

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Use Fasting as a Tool to Lose Weight & Prevent Disease | Mike Mutzel (#492)

Surprising Hacks to Balance Your Blood Sugar & Beat Inflammation | Jessie Inchauspé (#476)

The Complete Guide to Intermittent Fasting for Women | Cynthia Thurlow (#465)

Fix Your Microbiome to Lose Weight and Age in Reverse | Dr. William Davis (#455)

Dr. Amy Shah Shares a Proven Plan to Boost Your Energy Today! (#431)

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