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173: Fast Like a Girl through Pre, Peri and Post-Menopause l Feasting and Fasting, Blood Sugar Balancing and Fat Burning with Dr. Mindy Pelz

Nov 28, 2022 | Season 3


We are thrilled to bring you this fun and educational episode with Dr. Mindy Pelz! While most fasting advice has been a one-size-fits-all approach that leaves women with more questions than answers, Dr. Mindy has discovered proven strategies and specific protocols for women of every age to support their hormones and menstrual cycle. She shares why fasting is beneficial for everyone, how women need to approach it differently, her top fasting biohacks, and breaks down all of the different fasting protocols you can do.

Mindy Pelz, D.C. is a bestselling author, keynote speaker, nutrition and functional health expert who has spent over two decades helping thousands of people successfully 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 (which just celebrated 24 million lifetime views) regularly updates followers on the latest science-backed tools and techniques to help them reset their health. She hosts one of the leading science podcasts, The Resetter Podcast, and is the author of three best-selling books. Her celebrity clients include Danica Patrick, Leann Rimes, Kat Graham, and influencer Jesse Itzler. Her new book “Fast Like a Girl”, a go-to fasting manual created specifically to address women's needs based on their hormones and menstrual cycle will be released December 27th.


0:51 Welcome to the show!

3:39 Dr. Mindy Pelz’s Bio

5:07 Welcome her to the podcast!

6:45 Why is fasting so important for EVERYONE?

9:25 Why women have to be more conscious about fasting

13:18 Understanding the Menstrual Cycle & Fasting

16:38 How to support our mental/emotional well-being

18:55 Day 1 of the Cycle

22:53 *Silverbiotics Ad*

26:00 Power Phases of the Cycle & PCOS

30:45 How fasting changes through Peri & Post-Menopause

32:54 Personalizing our fasting schedules

34:00 *Do Not Age ad*

36:15 All about Peri-Menopause

40:00 Timing carbohydrates & breakfast

43:01 *Magnesium Breakthrough ad*

45:25 Is breakfast the most important meal?

47:53 Fasted States: autophay, fat burning & ketones

51:17 Adding in electrolytes, minerals & aminos

53:14 New to fasting and struggling?

54:38 Measuring ketones during fasting

57:39 Menopause & fasting

1:00:48 Carbs on feasting days

1:01:35 The best way to break a fast

1:09:49 Her new book: Fast Like a Girl

1:10:58 Her final piece of advice

1:14:27 Thanks for tuning in!






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