Dr. Mindy Pelz is empowering people all over the world to believe in their body’s own healing abilities through fasting, diet variation, removing chemicals from the body, and so much more. Dr. Mindy is a recognized leader and expert in the world of alternative health. In this episode, Drew chats with Dr. Mindy about the power of resetting your health, how to implement fasting into your diet, the major hormonal differences between men and women, synching your diet to hormonal shifts, and much more. This episode is PACKED with useful information that you don’t want to miss.
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[03:45] Dr. Mindy’s thoughts on Drew’s Fit2Fat2Forty journey, what we can all learn from the results of eating a typical American diet, and why she decided to help heal others through nutrition and lifestyle changes.
[18:30] The key differences between men and women while they are fasting or practicing the Keto diet, and how women can track their cycle to maximize nutrition habits.
[25:46] The most common hormonal problems that women face, and how nutrition could resolve many of the issues caused by hormonal imbalances.
[32:20] How Dr. Mindy approaches fasting, the benefits of different types of fasting, and what to avoid in order to not break your fast.
[36:50] Dr. Mindy’s best tips for preparing to adopt a fasting lifestyle, maintaining a fast, and how to properly break a fast in a healthy way based on your future nutritional goals.
MINDY’S RECOMMENDED FASTING SCHEDULE FOR WOMEN:
*Track your cycle using the Clue app to get familiar with your body’s natural hormonal rhythm.
Days 1-10: 1-3 day water or extended fasts are appropriate.
Day 11-15: Intermittent fast
Day 16-19: Water/extended fast
Day 20-end of cycle: Stop fasting completely
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