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The mental & physical health benefits of circadian fasting + simple schedule tweaks that can boost your mood & reduce stress (with Dr. Amy Shah) CLEANING UP THE MENTAL MESS with Dr. Caroline Leaf

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SHOW DESCRIPTION: I am sure by now you have heard of the benefits of intermittent fasting. But can skipping meals or only eating during certain time periods really improve our health? In this podcast I speak with fasting expert Dr. Amy Shah about how circadian fasting can greatly improve your mental and physical wellbeing, the different types of fasting, why Dr. Amy refers circadian fasting, how women can fast safely, common fasting mistakes, how to get started, if fasting is safe for those with eating disorders, and more!

Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/dr-amy-shah

For more info on Dr. Amy visit: https://amymdwellness.com/pages/dr-amy-shah



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BiOptimizers (The supplement to boost your gut health and improve your immunity this winter!): Use code DRLEAF10 for 10% off your order of the Bioptimizer’s Ultimate Immunity Stack at www.bioptimizers.com/drleaf.



Podcast Highlights

1:44 Why Western medicine doesn’t know everything

4:13 Why the gut-brain connection is so important when it comes to our health

5:30 How is fasting different for women and men?

13:37 What is circadian fasting and why is it so good for us?

22:24 What is the metabolic switch and why is it important?

26:49 How extreme fasting impacts our health

29:45 The dos and don’ts of fasting

46:46 How certain types of fasting can be dangerous

51:10 Common fasting mistakes many people make

54:27 Is fasting safe for someone who has a history of disordered eating?

57:55 How fasting can improve our mental health





Additional resources:

-Get my new brain detox app SWITCH on sale now! Get 50% off a 3 month subscription. Just visit: https://theswitch.app

-Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources

-Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/

-Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf

-Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf

-Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/drcarolineleaf

If you enjoyed this episode please leave a 5 review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media!


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***Pre-order my new book Cleaning up Your Mental Mess: https://www.cleaningupyourmentalmess.com/

Register for my 2020 Virtual Mental Health Solutions Summit: https://www.drleafconference.com

Sign up to join my free text program and receive mental health care tips. Just text DRLEAF to 1 (833) 285 3747



SHOW DESCRIPTION: I am sure by now you have heard of the benefits of intermittent fasting. But can skipping meals or only eating during certain time periods really improve our health? In this podcast I speak with fasting expert Dr. Amy Shah about how circadian fasting can greatly improve your mental and physical wellbeing, the different types of fasting, why Dr. Amy refers circadian fasting, how women can fast safely, common fasting mistakes, how to get started, if fasting is safe for those with eating disorders, and more!

Read the show blog here: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/dr-amy-shah

For more info on Dr. Amy visit: https://amymdwellness.com/pages/dr-amy-shah



SPECIAL OFFERS FROM OUR SPONSORS:

BiOptimizers (The supplement to boost your gut health and improve your immunity this winter!): Use code DRLEAF10 for 10% off your order of the Bioptimizer’s Ultimate Immunity Stack at www.bioptimizers.com/drleaf.



Podcast Highlights

1:44 Why Western medicine doesn’t know everything

4:13 Why the gut-brain connection is so important when it comes to our health

5:30 How is fasting different for women and men?

13:37 What is circadian fasting and why is it so good for us?

22:24 What is the metabolic switch and why is it important?

26:49 How extreme fasting impacts our health

29:45 The dos and don’ts of fasting

46:46 How certain types of fasting can be dangerous

51:10 Common fasting mistakes many people make

54:27 Is fasting safe for someone who has a history of disordered eating?

57:55 How fasting can improve our mental health





Additional resources:

-Get my new brain detox app SWITCH on sale now! Get 50% off a 3 month subscription. Just visit: https://theswitch.app

-Visit my website at https://drleaf.com for more free resources

-Instagram: @drcarolineleaf: https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/

-Facebook: Dr. Caroline Leaf: https://www.facebook.com/drleaf

-Twitter: @drcarolineleaf: https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf

-Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/drcarolineleaf

If you enjoyed this episode please leave a 5 review on iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you are listening! And don't forget to subscribe and share this podcast with friends and family! I love seeing your posts on social media!


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This episode is sponsored by
· Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

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