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On Today’s Episode:
Only 12% of Americans are metabolically fit. Metabolic flexibility may not be the first thing you think of when fasting comes up, but it is one of fasting’s many benefits. Intermittent fasting is often used as a tool for weight loss, but it’s not done properly in most cases.
Dr. Mindy Pelz is the holistic expert grabbing millions of people’s attention by educating them about fasting, weight loss, and reclaiming their health. Mindy is a recognized leader and pioneer in the fasting movement. Mindy’s depth of knowledge with fasting for men and women shows in how practical and not complicated she makes fasting .
In this episode Dr. Mindy really simplifies fasting at every stage, whether you’re a seasoned pro at fasting or brand new and not sure where to start. Mindy’s approach and belief is that the body can heal itself and optimal health and weight management can be achieved through the simplicity of intermittent fasting
Doing the same fast for too long is the best approach to fasting
Change 3 things today as you start fasting to improve metabolic flexibility
Fasting is about healing in our natural state not just weight loss
Fasting myths, low carb food lies, and cauliflower pizza devastation
It’s best to focus on glucose spikes not counting calories
Check out Mindy’s book, Fast Like a Girl: https://www.amazon.com/Fast-Like-Girl-Healing-Hormones/dp/1401969925
“If you want the whole world of fasting to become much easier, the first thing is to change three ingredients. Change your oils, change your carbs, […] and get off any toxic ingredients.”
“Fasting is like sleeping, it is our natural healing state.”
This is how your body burns fat. It does not burn fat by manipulating food, it burns fat by manipulating when you eat and how much time you’re giving the body a break from whatever food you’ve chosen, that’s how you lose fat.”
“We’ve overcomplicated food and we need to just come back to how do I get that food in its most natural state where it hasn’t been touched by man, and then I pair that with these different fasting windows. I truly believe that is the diet that most humans should be working from and that’s how we end chronic disease.”
“We often don’t need motivation to eat different, we need momentum.”
“I want to make health approachable for everybody, not just the people who can afford it or the people who can understand it…”
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