Category Archives for Intermittent Fasting

Is Intermittent Fasting a Diet…or a Disorder?

As you probably know, millions of people suffer from eating disorders like anorexia or bulimia. But I myself have been accused of having an eating disorder, because of my adherence to intermittent fasting! So, is intermittent fasting a diet…or something more dangerous?? Let me say right out of the gate: Intermittent fasting is NOT an […]

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Is Fasted Cardio Safe? Will It Make You Lose Muscle?

So working out while in a FASTED state (8 – 12+ hours after the last time you ate) is becoming more and more popular. But is fasted cardio, fasted weightlifting etc. SAFE? People seem to be worried that if they don’t fuel up right before their circuit training or their morning run…they’ll end up feeling […]

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What to Do When Keto is NOT Working

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There was a point for me where I was trying SO HARD to make keto work, but just couldn’t help but repeat over and over to myself, “Keto is not working. Keto is NOT working.” So I quit! Ha ha. Just kidding about eating junk instead!! What I’m trying to say is, there’s an EASIER […]

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Intermittent Fasting: Can’t Sleep to Save My Life!!

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Is intermittent fasting keeping you up at night? I guess it makes sense that if food = sleepy, then intermittent fasting = can’t sleep!!     So yeah, this post is for all my fellow fasters who are struggling with a bit of INSOMNIA when they fast. If you fast and you don’t have sleep […]

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Go NUTS!! (They’ll Help You Stop Overeating)

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Some people are little patronizing the way they say, “Losing weight is easy! Just stop overeating!”   “Calories in, calories out. If you consume less calories, there’s physically no way you gain weight. It’s science!” And I mean, they’re CORRECT, yeah. If you count calories and make sure it’s under your total daily energy expenditure, you’ll […]

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What If Intermittent Fasting DOESN’T Work? (You’re Probably Doing it Wrong)

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I saw a blog post recently…obviously I’m not going to name names, but the author asked, “What If Intermittent Fasting Doesn’t Work?” That would be a fair question, if they’d used science to refute the evidence that IF lowers your total cholesterol and your blood pressure, or that being in the fasted state causes mass fat […]

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Why You SHOULDN’T Do Intermittent Fasting!! (Myths)

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Before you read…check out my NEW 12-Day Intermittent Fasting series on YouTube! First video below: So, what’s up with the title of this article, right? No intermittent fasting?? You’re probably thinking, what the heck happened to the Melissa I know and love? Don’t worry, she’s still here, and about to bust some intermittent fasting myths. […]

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Melissa’s Ultimate Guide to High Fat Eating – Let’s Get Started!

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My ultimate guide to high fat eating… Frustrated, Confused, Nervous? I don’t blame you one bit because our trusted government has pushed a low-fat diet on society for 40 years now. Our Western diet promotes a high amount of carbohydrates with very little fat. You can’t go anywhere past your front door without seeing that […]

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Is Fasting Healthy? Hurry Up and Fast!

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“Is fasting healthy and safe?” You’re probably familiar with the concept of fasting, and perhaps you’ve heard about dietary fasting for health benefits as well. Some people fast for religious reasons, or for medical ones (e.g. fasting before bloodwork or surgery). But what is an intermittent fasting diet? Is it safe? Is it effective? Basically, intermittent […]

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Top 5 Foods To Eat Regularly For Weight Loss

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Despite what people who follow me on Facebook and Instagram might think, I eat a fairly straightforward diet. These are my recommendations of the top 5 foods to eat regularly for a healthy lifestyle and a slimmer waistline. There is usually some kind of healthy, grass fed and finished meat or wild caught fish making […]

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