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Can I Do Intermittent Fasting If I Have High Cholesterol?

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Down in my comments, many of you have been discussing health conditions like high cholesterol. Now, I’m the first one to say that intermittent fasting is pretty much beneficial for everyone, but not absolutely everyone. After all, in my popular Guide to Intermittent Fasting for Women, I said that depending on what medical condition you’re dealing with, IF may […]

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Can Intermittent Fasting Cause Fertility Issues?

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If you’re on the lookout for anything that might cause fertility issues, evaluating your diet is a good idea. While the idea of “fertility foods” are an old wives’ tale, it’s true that healthy fats boost fertility! Dairy (full fat, please!), protein from veggies, and regular exercise are fertility boosters as well, according to Harvard […]

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Workout Time While Fasting: Morning or Night?

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What’s the optimal workout time of day? Well, the answer for me will always be morning! It depends (I’ll touch on that later)…But definitely in the morning!! (Or, you know, whenever you’re the deepest into your fast. I know some of you work the night shift, so “morning” isn’t when you’ve been fasting the longest…) You […]

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What Can I Drink While Fasting?…Anything?

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I’ve been seeing some questions recently… about what you can drink while fasting. (The big one is coffee!) Whether you’re a fan of Bulletproof coffee’s healthy fats, especially the brain-enhancing, metabolism-boosting coconut oil…or you’re really into tea since it’s carb-free…you may be wondering whether you can drink anything while fasting other than water. If you drink […]

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Hitting a Fat Loss Plateau? Find Out What’s Wrong

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On your workouts, you go and go, but there’s a fat loss plateau…and then progress gets slow. Have you been following a HFLC diet and watching the fat on your body come off, as if by magic? (Although decreased insulin sensitivity and balanced blood sugar isn’t magic. It’s science!) It feels amazing to see your […]

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Low Carb Lifestyle: Raise Your Glucagon Levels!

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In my ongoing research on the low carb lifestyle… I want to learn more about the body and how to keep it healthy and fit. Now, I have taken a particular interest in yet another hormone, glucagon. Glucagon, like insulin, is produced in the pancreas and helps maintain glucose levels in your blood stream when fasting […]

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Wondering What to Eat While Fasting? Healthy Fats!

what to eat while fasting

The question of “what to eat while fasting” is sort of ironic. Isn’t intermittent fasting supposed to be about what and when you’re not eating? Well, yes, but in order to do intermittent fasting right, and easily endure without getting hungry (if you are, you’re either just getting adapted or you’re doing it wrong!), you need a […]

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Before You Try the New Diet Coke Flavors, Read This

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Last Month, we tackled a bunch of the lesser-known evils of soda pop, but are you still wondering how the new Diet Coke flavors taste? Marketing is a powerful thing. When a multi-billion-dollar corporation that’s embedded its name deep into our psyche says, hey, we’ve got some new products…with a pretty candy-paint, shiny aluminum disguise…everyone […]

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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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What’s Your Muscle Building Workout Plan of Attack?

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Do you have a muscle building workout plan? It’s an intimidating question, for sure, but it might make you realize that you really aren’t sure where to start getting those gains… A HFLC diet will give you more than enough protein to build muscle, but what exactly is protein, and how does it build muscle? […]

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