232 episodes

Fasting For Life is for people who want to regain control of their health through Intermittent fasting, OMAD, alternate day fasting, and extended fasting to simplify their day-to-day life. With the ever-changing landscape of fad diets, keto diets, low carb, weight loss plans, and nutritional coaching, there is a vast amount of information available. Incidentally, the statistics show that our current healthcare model is failing and we are seeing more preventable diseases than ever before. Through their struggles and success, co-creators Dr. Scott Watier and Tommy Welling are now impassioned to bring you distilled bits of actionable information that can lead to long-term fat loss, disease reversal, and transformation. Fasting is tried and true. From intermittent fasting to extended fasting, come join us on this journey! The best way to start intermittent fasting and OMAD is with a guide. Get your free intermittent fasting plan at www.thefastingforlife.com.

Fasting For Life Dr. Scott Watier & Tommy Welling

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 983 Ratings

Fasting For Life is for people who want to regain control of their health through Intermittent fasting, OMAD, alternate day fasting, and extended fasting to simplify their day-to-day life. With the ever-changing landscape of fad diets, keto diets, low carb, weight loss plans, and nutritional coaching, there is a vast amount of information available. Incidentally, the statistics show that our current healthcare model is failing and we are seeing more preventable diseases than ever before. Through their struggles and success, co-creators Dr. Scott Watier and Tommy Welling are now impassioned to bring you distilled bits of actionable information that can lead to long-term fat loss, disease reversal, and transformation. Fasting is tried and true. From intermittent fasting to extended fasting, come join us on this journey! The best way to start intermittent fasting and OMAD is with a guide. Get your free intermittent fasting plan at www.thefastingforlife.com.

    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

    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

    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 optimal results. We also encourage listeners to explore their resources for practical tips on implementing these strategies in their own lives.

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    Learn how to RAMP UP into longer fasting windows!

    Gain insights into the non-weight loss benefits of fasting!

    Personalize your own fasting schedule and consistent FAT LOSS results!

    Get answers to what breaks a fast, how to break a fast, and tips and tricks to accelerate your fasting wins!


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    Get your FREE BOX OF LMNT hydration support for the perfect electrolyte balance for your fasting lifestyle with your first purchase here!

    Get 30% off a Keto-Mojo blood glucose and ketone monitor (discount shown at checkout)! Click here!

    Let’s continue the conversation. Click the link below to JOIN the Fasting For Life Community, a group of like-minded, new, and experienced fasters! The first two rules of fasting need not apply!

    Fasting For Life Community - Join HERE

    New to the podcast and wondering where to start? Head to the website and download our Fast Start Guide, 6 simple steps to put One Meal a Day Fasting (OMAD) into practice!

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    • 39 min
    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

    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

    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 and wellness goals.
    FREE RESOURCE - DOWNLOAD THE NEW BLUEPRINT TO FASTING FOR FAT LOSS!

    Learn how to RAMP UP into longer fasting windows!

    Gain insights into the non-weight loss benefits of fasting!

    Personalize your own fasting schedule and consistent FAT LOSS results!

    Get answers to what breaks a fast, how to break a fast, and tips and tricks to accelerate your fasting wins!


    THE BLUEPRINT TO FASTING FOR FAT LOSS DOWNLOAD

    Get your FREE BOX OF LMNT hydration support for the perfect electrolyte balance for your fasting lifestyle with your first purchase here!

    Get 30% off a Keto-Mojo blood glucose and ketone monitor (discount shown at checkout)! Click here!

    Let’s continue the conversation. Click the link below to JOIN the Fasting For Life Community, a group of like-minded, new, and experienced fasters! The first two rules of fasting need not apply!

    Fasting For Life Community - Join HERE

    New to the podcast and wondering where to start? Head to the website and download our Fast Start Guide, 6 simple steps to put One Meal a Day Fasting (OMAD) into practice!

    Get our NEW sleep guide here!
    SLEEP GUIDE DIRECT DOWNLOAD

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    • 35 min
    Ep. 228 - 6 Powerful Types of Fasting: Autophagy, Gut Reset, Fat Loss, Dopamine Detox | Intermittent, Extended & Therapeutic Fasting Benefits | Healing, Weight Loss & Longevity | Join the Fasting Challenge

    Ep. 228 - 6 Powerful Types of Fasting: Autophagy, Gut Reset, Fat Loss, Dopamine Detox | Intermittent, Extended & Therapeutic Fasting Benefits | Healing, Weight Loss & Longevity | Join the Fasting Challenge

    ***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 episode, we discuss the transformative power of fasting in achieving health goals and a better lifestyle. We delve into various fasting methods, ranging from intermittent fasting to extended periods without food, each offering its own set of benefits such as weight loss, improved insulin sensitivity, gut health restoration, and even mood enhancement. Through personal anecdotes and listener testimonials, like Alan's remarkable 71-pound weight loss, we emphasize the importance of finding a fasting schedule that fits one's lifestyle for sustainable results. Additionally, we explore the broader implications of fasting on mental clarity, immune system boosting, and the potential for a "dopamine reset," highlighting the versatile applicability of fasting beyond mere weight management.

    FREE RESOURCE - DOWNLOAD THE NEW BLUEPRINT TO FASTING FOR FAT LOSS!

    Learn how to RAMP UP into longer fasting windows!

    Gain insights into the non-weight loss benefits of fasting!

    Personalize your own fasting schedule and consistent FAT LOSS results!

    Get answers to what breaks a fast, how to break a fast, and tips and tricks to accelerate your fasting wins!


    THE BLUEPRINT TO FASTING FOR FAT LOSS DOWNLOAD

    Get your FREE BOX OF LMNT hydration support for the perfect electrolyte balance for your fasting lifestyle with your first purchase here!

    Get 30% off a Keto-Mojo blood glucose and ketone monitor (discount shown at checkout)! Click here!

    Let’s continue the conversation. Click the link below to JOIN the Fasting For Life Community, a group of like-minded, new, and experienced fasters! The first two rules of fasting need not apply!

    Fasting For Life Community - Join HERE

    New to the podcast and wondering where to start? Head to the website and download our Fast Start Guide, 6 simple steps to put One Meal a Day Fasting (OMAD) into practice!

    Get our NEW sleep guide here!
    SLEEP GUIDE DIRECT DOWNLOAD

    If you enjoy the podcast, would you please tap on the stars below and consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it helps bring you the best original content each week. We also enjoy reading them!


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    • 37 min
    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

    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

    ***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 episode, we emphasize the importance of setting achievable goals, like shedding 20 pounds of fat, by breaking them into manageable chunks and adopting fasting as a lifestyle for sustainable results. We discuss practical steps, such as drinking water before meals, prioritizing protein, and incorporating movement like walking into daily routines. We advocate for a mindset shift to view fasting not as a quick fix but as a long-term solution, underlining the significance of consistency, making informed food choices, and embracing gradual, incremental changes to ensure lasting health improvements and weight loss success.

    FREE RESOURCE - DOWNLOAD THE NEW BLUEPRINT TO FASTING FOR FAT LOSS!

    Learn how to RAMP UP into longer fasting windows!

    Gain insights into the non-weight loss benefits of fasting!

    Personalize your own fasting schedule and consistent FAT LOSS results!

    Get answers to what breaks a fast, how to break a fast, and tips and tricks to accelerate your fasting wins!


    THE BLUEPRINT TO FASTING FOR FAT LOSS DOWNLOAD

    Get your FREE BOX OF LMNT hydration support for the perfect electrolyte balance for your fasting lifestyle with your first purchase here!

    Get 30% off a Keto-Mojo blood glucose and ketone monitor (discount shown at checkout)! Click here!

    Let’s continue the conversation. Click the link below to JOIN the Fasting For Life Community, a group of like-minded, new, and experienced fasters! The first two rules of fasting need not apply!

    Fasting For Life Community - Join HERE

    New to the podcast and wondering where to start? Head to the website and download our Fast Start Guide, 6 simple steps to put One Meal a Day Fasting (OMAD) into practice!

    Get our NEW sleep guide here!
    SLEEP GUIDE DIRECT DOWNLOAD

    If you enjoy the podcast, would you please tap on the stars below and consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it helps bring you the best original content each week. We also enjoy reading them!

    • 38 min
    Ep. 226 - High Fat vs. High Carb: Metabolic Impact of Breaking a 38-Hour Fast | Optimizing Ketones, Insulin & Glucagon | Importance of Fasting Decisions for Metabolic Flexibility | Risks of Fasting "Hacks" & Fat Fasting | Nutrisense CGM

    Ep. 226 - High Fat vs. High Carb: Metabolic Impact of Breaking a 38-Hour Fast | Optimizing Ketones, Insulin & Glucagon | Importance of Fasting Decisions for Metabolic Flexibility | Risks of Fasting "Hacks" & Fat Fasting | Nutrisense CGM

    ***JOIN THE MASTER YOUR FASTING CHALLENGE THAT STARTS May 8th, 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 May 8th for the Master Your Fasting Challenge!  
    REGISTER HERE! Click the Link for DATES, DETAILS, and FAQs!
    MAY 8th CHALLENGE REGISTRATION LINK

    In today’s episode, we dive into a detailed conversation about a study published in the Journal of Nutrients, comparing the effects of a high carbohydrate versus a high-fat shake on metabolism and glycemic control when used to break a 38-hour fast. Dr. Benjamin Bickman completed this study. The study suggests that the type of nutrients consumed when breaking a fast significantly impacts metabolic health. It highlights that low-carb, high-fat shakes are more beneficial for maintaining ketosis and glycemic control compared to high-carb, low-fat shakes. The findings underscore the importance of food choices in optimizing fasting strategies for better health outcomes. They emphasize that what you eat and when you eat matters greatly for those practicing intermittent fasting or time-restricted eating.

    FREE RESOURCE - DOWNLOAD THE NEW BLUEPRINT TO FASTING FOR FAT LOSS!

    Learn how to RAMP UP into longer fasting windows!

    Gain insights into the non-weight loss benefits of fasting!

    Personalize your own fasting schedule and consistent FAT LOSS results!

    Get answers to what breaks a fast, how to break a fast, and tips and tricks to accelerate your fasting wins!

    THE BLUEPRINT TO FASTING FOR FAT LOSS DOWNLOAD

    Get your FREE BOX OF LMNT hydration support for the perfect electrolyte balance for your fasting lifestyle with your first purchase here!

    Get 30% off a Keto-Mojo blood glucose and ketone monitor (discount shown at checkout)! Click here!

    Let’s continue the conversation. Click the link below to JOIN the Fasting For Life Community, a group of like-minded, new, and experienced fasters! The first two rules of fasting need not apply!

    Fasting For Life Community - Join HERE

    New to the podcast and wondering where to start? Head to the website and download our Fast Start Guide, 6 simple steps to put One Meal a Day Fasting (OMAD) into practice!

    Get our NEW sleep guide here!
    SLEEP GUIDE DIRECT DOWNLOAD

    If you enjoy the podcast, would you please tap on the stars below and consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it helps bring you the best original content each week. We also enjoy reading them!


    Research Links:
    https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/16/1/164

    • 37 min
    Ep. 225 - Fasting Q&A: Digestive Enzymes for Acid Reflux, Supplements While Fasting, Overcoming Plateaus with OMAD & 48-Hour Fasts, Shift Work Strategies | Time-Restricted Feeding Windows | Fasting Challenge | Nutrisense CGM

    Ep. 225 - Fasting Q&A: Digestive Enzymes for Acid Reflux, Supplements While Fasting, Overcoming Plateaus with OMAD & 48-Hour Fasts, Shift Work Strategies | Time-Restricted Feeding Windows | Fasting Challenge | Nutrisense CGM

    ***JOIN THE MASTER YOUR FASTING CHALLENGE THAT STARTS March 20, 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!
    MARCH 20th CHALLENGE REGISTRATION LINK

    In today’s episode, we discuss using fasting as a tool for health, wellness, and lifestyle design, sharing actionable advice and insights based on listener questions and personal experiences. We cover a range of topics including weight loss, metabolic health, fasting schedules, and overcoming plateaus. We emphasize individual adaptation for fasting practices, such as working around family meals, shift work challenges, and supplement intake during fasting windows. Listener engagement through questions and reviews is encouraged, with a goal to help others create a sustainable fasting lifestyle for long-term health benefits.

    FREE RESOURCE - DOWNLOAD THE NEW BLUEPRINT TO FASTING FOR FAT LOSS!

    Learn how to RAMP UP into longer fasting windows!

    Gain insights into the non-weight loss benefits of fasting!

    Personalize your own fasting schedule and consistent FAT LOSS results!

    Get answers to what breaks a fast, how to break a fast, and tips and tricks to accelerate your fasting wins!


    THE BLUEPRINT TO FASTING FOR FAT LOSS DOWNLOAD

    Get your FREE BOX OF LMNT hydration support for the perfect electrolyte balance for your fasting lifestyle with your first purchase here!

    Get 30% off a Keto-Mojo blood glucose and ketone monitor (discount shown at checkout)! Click here!

    Let’s continue the conversation. Click the link below to JOIN the Fasting For Life Community, a group of like-minded, new, and experienced fasters! The first two rules of fasting need not apply!

    Fasting For Life Community - Join HERE

    New to the podcast and wondering where to start? Head to the website and download our Fast Start Guide, 6 simple steps to put One Meal a Day Fasting (OMAD) into practice!

    Get our NEW sleep guide here!
    SLEEP GUIDE DIRECT DOWNLOAD

    If you enjoy the podcast, would you please tap on the stars below and consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it helps bring you the best original content each week. We also enjoy reading them!


    Research Links:
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC10789836/
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC10789836/pdf/125_2023_Article_6045.pdf
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5990470/pdf/nihms961628.pdf

    • 36 min

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smile4618 ,

Loving the podcast

Learning a lot each day. And the fact that these podcasts leave us with a handful of things that we can try differently is so helpful. Because each body is different.
Thank u so much

HottyToddyTarHeel ,

50 pounds in 3 months!

I started my fasting journey on Feb 19th, 2024. I listened to your podcast for the first time in the beginning of February and felt inspired. I had always struggled with my weight and never could stick to diets because I never saw results fast enough to be encouraged. I started with 16:8 and slowly pushed back lunches by 30 minutes until 1 day I looked up and it was 4 pm. I hadn’t eaten and did not want to eat at 4 then again at 7 for dinner. I thought “I wonder if I could make it to dinner?” I made it, a lot easier than I thought. Lots of water and coffee later, I’ve been an “OMADer” for about 2.5 months now and I was a 25 year old 5’10 240 pound man. As of this morning I’m 190 pounds with a goal of 175. I workout every morning, and eat lean meat and veggies every night! Compliments at work keep pouring in and my wife COULD NOT be happier! THANK YOU for awakening my eyes!

Laurie N. ,

Thanks for all you do!

I’ve been fasting for over a year. I’m trying to get my hubby on board. I’ve been sending him your podcasts. He is starting to ask questions and talking about it more! I hope to get him on board soon! Keep it up.

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