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Episode #485 Fasting Like a Girl or Female Athlete, with Dr. Mindy Pelz

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Dr. Mindy Pelz, our guest for today, is a bestselling author, keynote speaker, nutrition and functional health expert who has spent over two decades helping thousands of people reclaim their health. She is a recognized leader in the alternative health field and a pioneer in the fasting movement, teaching the principles of a fasting lifestyle, diet variation, detox, hormones, and more. Her popular YouTube channel regularly updates followers on the latest science-backed tools and techniques to help them reset their health. She is the host of one of the leading science podcasts, The Resetter Podcast, and the author of three best-selling books; The Menopause Reset, The Reset Factor, and The Reset Kitchen. Her mission is to change women’s healthcare!

During our discussion, you will discover why fasting has become so popular and why female athletes should embrace it. Dr. Mindy talks about the story behind her new book: Fasting Like a Girl, why women should fast differently in their different parts of life, and the preparation phases for a water fast. She also shares the relationship between the menstrual cycle and the full moon, the risky times for not eating enough, and the importance of adrenals in female menopause.

Tune in to learn more!

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Timestamps:

[09:35] Dr. Mindy Pelz’s background information

[16:01] The story behind the new book: Fasting Like a Girl

[18:45] How Dr. Mindy gets the research for women to figure out what is best for them

[20:13] Having a healthy relationship with food as a female athlete

[23:00] Why women need to fast differently in their different parts of life

[27:43] Matching your fasting with your cycle

[29:51] Preparation phases for a water fast

[36:15] Adjusting our exercise to match our fasting and hormones

[42:38] Things about the menstrual cycle that are not talked about much

[43:01] The relationship between the menstrual cycle and the full moon

[49:39] The risky times for not eating enough and fasting too much

[54:08] The importance of adrenals in female menopause

[01:04:35] How to break your fast

[01:08:18] Matching your fasting with exercise

Notable quotes:

  • “Science gets us in the ball pack but as women we have to learn how to apply it to ourselves.”
  • “We have to learn the personalities of our hormones and what lifestyle they want for us to flourish.”
  • “Any athlete should not exercise when fasting for more than 24 hours.”

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Debbie Potts

 

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