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Reader Q&A: BulletProof Coffee!

By melanieavalon / January 20, 2016

Ever wonder about that *thing* people do where they put butter in their coffee? Maybe you think it looks gluttonously weird, or perhaps you partake in the ritual itself. I’ve recently received two separate emails on the topic, so figured I might as well tackle the subject once and for all! Oh hi¬†BulletProof Coffee! ¬†Hi […]


Reader Q&A: Intermittent Fasting Problems

By melanieavalon / September 17, 2015

When I first decided to go public with my ideas of intermittent fasting, I was the only person I knew who had actually¬†done¬†it, with the exception of my fabulous friend Ben Empey, my co-conspirator in my initiatory Warrior Diet trial run in Spring 2011. Whenever I mentioned the words “intermittent fasting,” I’d wait with a […]


Reader Q&A #6: Antibiotic Recovery, Intermittent Fasting + Hypoglycemia, Supplements and Timing

By melanieavalon / August 27, 2015

Today’s questions from What When Wine Diet¬†readers¬†cover an array of topics! Let’s dive right in, shall we? QUESTION #1: RECOVERING FROM ANTIBIOTICS Our first question comes from Chad in West Virginia, who wrote the review in my¬†recent guest post! Chad had to take some antibiotics for a tooth infection, which disrupted his Intermittent Fasting routine, […]


Your Gut And You, Part II ‚Äď The Gut Microbiome

By melanieavalon / August 11, 2015

Time to look at the Gut Microbiome! IN¬†Part I¬†of this gutsy series, I discussed how what we eat determines levels of inflammation and disease. But there’s another chapter in the story, which plays an equally important role.¬†If you thought the fact that¬†80% of the immune system is in the gut¬†was crazy, consider this:¬†about 90% of […]


Reader Q&A: Intermittent Fasting Beverages; Stubborn Fat

By melanieavalon / August 5, 2015

Today’s Q&A comes from Amy, who has experience with 24 hour fasts, but is now giving¬†Intermittent Fasting¬†a go! “I just purchased¬†your book¬†from Amazon and I’m anxious to jump in. I have two questions for you. All information that I read on IF talks about fasting from food but I haven’t yet seen anything in regards […]