EP292: The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting with Cynthia Thurlow

One of the tools I’ve found most helpful for people during the holiday season is intermittent fasting (IF). IF is a powerful practice that requires you eat during certain windows of time and fast the rest of the time. 

In other words, you don’t have to change what you eat - just when. And its benefits include…

  • Fat burning
  • Reduced heart disease risk 
  • Improved memory 
  • Reduced caloric intake 

The best part? It’s free, flexible and simple and you can still reap the benefits even if you don’t eat perfectly. 

(which is why it’s one of my favorite holiday tools!)

To learn all about IF and its beautiful benefits check out this week’s podcast with nurse practitioner and international speaker, Cynthia Thurlow. Here are some of the fascinating takeaways…

  • The benefits of intermittent fasting
  • Cynthia’s morning routine
  • How intermittent fasting affects hormones
  • How to reduce your risk of reproductive cancers
  • The morning drink that improves IF’s benefits
  • The supplements you can take while fasting
  • Fasting benefits for mental health
  • How to reduce cravings during fasting
  • Why fasting might be hard for you (and how to make it easier!)
  • How to fast with your cycle
  • When you should not fast
  • How much protein, fat and carbohydrates we should have each day
  • The trigger foods you may want to monitor
  • The hormone that makes you more insulin sensitive
  • Why alcohol can lead to weight gain
  • And much more!

Please share this podcast with anyone you think it might help and have a wonderful, healthy, happy holiday, friends!

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Cynthia Thurlow is a nurse practitioner, CEO and founder of the Everyday Wellness Project, and international speaker, with over 9.6 million views for her second TEDx talk (Intermittent Fasting: Transformational Technique). With over 20 years experience in health and wellness, Cynthia is a globally recognized expert in intermittent fasting and nutritional health, and has been featured on ABC, FOX5, KTLA, CW, Medium, Entrepreneur, and The Megyn Kelly Show. She was listed in Yahoo Finance as one of the, “21 Founders Changing the Way We Do Business.” Cynthia hosts the Everyday Wellness podcast, considered one of "21 Podcasts To Expand Your Mind in 2021” by Business Insider. Her mission is to educate women on the benefits of intermittent fasting and overall holistic health and wellness, so they feel empowered to live their most optimal lives.


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