Ep. 233 - Leptin Resistance: How Fasting & Food Choices Optimize the "Satiety Hormone" | Breaking the Weight Gain Cycle, Restoring Balance & Boosting Dopamine with Protein-Rich Foods
Fasting For Life
by Dr. Scott Watier & Tommy Welling
12h ago
In this episode of Fasting for Life, Dr. Scott Watier and Tommy Welling dive deep into the role of leptin in obesity and how it interacts with insulin to influence weight gain and hunger signals. They explore how fasting can be leveraged to improve leptin sensitivity and break the cycle of leptin resistance, which is a key driver of obesity. The hosts provide practical strategies for optimizing leptin levels through manageable fasting periods and intentional food choices that boost dopamine and serotonin when breaking a fast. Listeners will gain valuable insights into the science behind leptin ..read more
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Ep. 232 - 5 Powerful Ways to Improve Insulin Sensitivity, Lose Weight, and Boost Energy | Metabolic Health Secrets | How to Leverage Daily Habits to Optimize Blood Sugar Response with Fasting
Fasting For Life
by Dr. Scott Watier & Tommy Welling
1w ago
In this episode, Dr. Scott Watier and Tommy Welling explore the critical role of insulin sensitivity in maintaining optimal metabolic health, promoting weight loss, and boosting energy levels. They discuss five powerful strategies to improve insulin sensitivity and reverse insulin resistance: fasting, exercise, low-carb eating, stress reduction, and prioritizing sleep. By incorporating these lifestyle changes in combination with fasting, listeners can break free from the vicious cycle of insulin resistance and achieve sustainable results. Tune in to discover the science behind these strategies ..read more
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Ep. 231 - When the Scale Fails You: Non-Scale Victories & Fasting for Sustainable Weight Loss | Overcoming Expectations, Celebrating Progress & Embracing Self-Compassion
Fasting For Life
by Dr. Scott Watier & Tommy Welling
1w ago
In today’s episode of the "Fasting for Life" podcast, we discuss the psychological challenges weight loss seekers face when relying solely on the scale for progress tracking. We emphasize the importance of focusing on non-scale victories, setting behavior-based goals, and maintaining a health-centric mindset rather than an appearance-focused one. Additionally, we encourage mindful eating, consistent journaling to track progress, seeking social support, and celebrating small milestones to maintain motivation. Ultimately, the goal is to adopt sustainable habits and self-compassion to successfull ..read more
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Ep. 230 - Low Carb vs. Calorie Debate: New Study Challenges Conventional Obesity Wisdom | Insulin's Pivotal Role in Fat Storage & Gene Expression | Practical Fasting & Food Choice Strategies for Weight Loss
Fasting For Life
by Dr. Scott Watier & Tommy Welling
1w ago
In today’s episode of the "Fasting for Life" podcast, we delve into the debate between the calorie in, calorie out model and the carbohydrate insulin model of obesity, focusing on a recent study involving obese mice. The study found that a low-carb, high-fat diet prevented the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) more effectively than the Western diet, even under similar caloric conditions. We emphasize the significant role of macronutrients, insulin levels, and meal timing in weight management and overall health, urging listeners to combine fasting with low-carb diets for o ..read more
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Ep. 227 - Proven Fasting Strategies to Shed 20 Pounds of Fat for Life | Achieving Sustainable Weight Loss, Overcoming Plateaus & Dieting Mentality | 80/20 Rule, Prioritizing Protein, Mindset Shifts | Master Your Fasting Challenge
Fasting For Life
by Dr. Scott Watier & Tommy Welling
1w ago
***JOIN THE MASTER YOUR FASTING CHALLENGE THAT STARTS May 8, 2024!*** New to fasting or want to get back on track? Struggling to break through a plateau? Ready to finally stop obsessing about your diet? Let’s kick off spring time and prep for summer with intention, habit-building, and fast-tracking your fasting results! We'll GUIDE you how to FAST to LOSE FAT for good, and use 'fast cycling' to achieve uncommon results! Join us on March 20th for the Master Your Fasting Challenge!   REGISTER HERE! Click the Link for DATES, DETAILS, and FAQs! MAY 8th CHALLENGE REGISTRATION LINK In today’s ..read more
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Ep. 224 - Fasting Q&A: Alcohol & Breaking a Fast, Transitioning to OMAD, Overcoming Fasting Fatigue & Lack of Motivation | Key Differences Between 20:4 & OMAD | Ravenous Hunger After Fasting | Nutrisense CGM
Fasting For Life
by Dr. Scott Watier & Tommy Welling
1w ago
In today’s episode, we discuss various topics related to fasting, including the impact of alcohol consumption on fasting goals, the progression to one meal a day (OMAD) fasting, and the feelings of being ravenous after ending a fast. The discussion includes actionable advice on how to approach these issues, such as small habit changes, considering personal motivations, and the importance of aligning actions with long-term health goals for sustainable results. Listeners are encouraged to use available resources like the Fast Start guide and community support to help them on their fasting journe ..read more
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Ep. 231 - When the Scale Fails You: Non-Scale Victories & Fasting for Sustainable Weight Loss | Overcoming Expectations, Celebrating Progress & Embracing Self-Compassion | Nutrisense CGM
Fasting For Life
by Dr. Scott Watier & Tommy Welling
2w ago
In today’s episode of the "Fasting for Life" podcast, we discuss the psychological challenges weight loss seekers face when relying solely on the scale for progress tracking. We emphasize the importance of focusing on non-scale victories, setting behavior-based goals, and maintaining a health-centric mindset rather than an appearance-focused one. Additionally, we encourage mindful eating, consistent journaling to track progress, seeking social support, and celebrating small milestones to maintain motivation. Ultimately, the goal is to adopt sustainable habits and self-compassion to successfull ..read more
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Ep. 230 - Low Carb vs. Calorie Debate: New Study Challenges Conventional Obesity Wisdom | Insulin's Pivotal Role in Fat Storage & Gene Expression | Practical Fasting & Food Choice Strategies for Weight Loss
Fasting For Life
by Dr. Scott Watier & Tommy Welling
3w ago
In today’s episode of the "Fasting for Life" podcast, we delve into the debate between the calorie in, calorie out model and the carbohydrate insulin model of obesity, focusing on a recent study involving obese mice. The study found that a low-carb, high-fat diet prevented the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) more effectively than the Western diet, even under similar caloric conditions. We emphasize the significant role of macronutrients, insulin levels, and meal timing in weight management and overall health, urging listeners to combine fasting with low-carb diets for o ..read more
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Ep. 229 - Fasting Q&A: Resolving Acid Reflux, Supplements While Fasting, Overcoming OMAD Plateaus for Families, Shift Work Strategies | Balancing Digestive Enzymes, Meal Timing & Keeping Momentum | Join the Fasting Challenge
Fasting For Life
by Dr. Scott Watier & Tommy Welling
3w ago
In today’s episode, we answer listener questions related to fasting. We address topics like dealing with acid reflux during fasting, taking supplements while fasting, breaking through weight loss plateaus, and managing fasting schedules for night shift workers. We emphasize the importance of individualizing fasting plans to fit one's lifestyle, being patient with progress, and making strategic adjustments to overcome challenges. We also highlight the benefits of time-restricted eating and the need for prioritizing whole foods, protein, and healthy fats in one's diet to achieve long-term health ..read more
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Ep. 229 - Fasting Q&A: Resolving Acid Reflux, Supplements While Fasting, Overcoming OMAD Plateaus for Families, Shift Work Strategies | Balancing Digestive Enzymes, Meal Timing & Keeping Momentum | Join the Fasting Challenge
Fasting For Life
by Dr. Scott Watier & Tommy Welling
1M ago
***JOIN THE MASTER YOUR FASTING CHALLENGE THAT STARTS May 8, 2024!*** New to fasting or want to get back on track? Struggling to break through a plateau? Ready to finally stop obsessing about your diet? Let’s kick off spring time and prep for summer with intention, habit-building, and fast-tracking your fasting results! We'll GUIDE you how to FAST to LOSE FAT for good, and use 'fast cycling' to achieve uncommon results! Join us on March 20th for the Master Your Fasting Challenge!   REGISTER HERE! Click the Link for DATES, DETAILS, and FAQs! MAY 8th CHALLENGE REGISTRATION LINK In today ..read more
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