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484: The best fasting tips for women | IF expert Cynthia Thurlow, N.P.

484: The best fasting tips for women | IF expert Cynthia Thurlow, N.P.

Update: 2023-05-083
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“So many of us walk around clinically dehydrated, we don't even realize it," says Cynthia Thurlow, N.P.

Cynthia, a nurse practitioner, bestselling author, and globally recognized expert in intermittent fasting, joins us to discuss her functional nutrition tips for sustainable, long-term health, plus:

- Cynthia’s background & personal health journey (~02:09 )

- Why burnout is so common among nurse practitioners (~10:57 )

- How Cynthia became an expert in intermittent fasting (~17:27 )

- How she defines intermittent fasting & time-restricted eating (~20:59 )

- How long you should wait in between meals (~23:10 )

- How to get enough protein while intermittent fasting (~26:00 )

- How to build & maintain muscle mass (~30:48 )

- What Cynthia eats in a day for metabolic health (~38:51 )

- Why she prioritizes salt in her diet (~45:09 )

- How to gauge your tolerance to fat (~46:31 )

- Why more women need to consider taking creatine (~51:08 )

- The best nutrients for a good night’s sleep (~54:22


Order a copy of my new book The Joy Of Well-Being at thejoyofwellbeing.com


Referenced in the episode:

- Cynthia's book, Intermittent Fasting Transformation.

- The Unhealthy Truth, by Robyn O'Brien.

- Enroll in mbg's health coaching program.

- Watch Cynthia's viral TED talks.

- Cynthia's creatine powder.

- mbg Podcast episode #466, with Don Layman, Ph.D.

- mbg Podcast episode #436, with Gabrielle Lyon, D.O.

- Sign up for The Long Game


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484: The best fasting tips for women | IF expert Cynthia Thurlow, N.P.

484: The best fasting tips for women | IF expert Cynthia Thurlow, N.P.

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