Nutrition with Judy

194. Reversing Insulin Resistance With Therapeutic Fasting - Megan Ramos

September 19, 2022 Judy Cho
Nutrition with Judy
194. Reversing Insulin Resistance With Therapeutic Fasting - Megan Ramos
Show Notes

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I'm excited to sit down with Megan Ramos. We talk about intermittent fasting, autophagy and much more. Make sure to listen to the full interview to learn more.

Megan Ramos is a Canadian clinical educator and expert on therapeutic fasting and low-carbohydrate diets, and has guided more than 30,000 people worldwide. She is the co-author of the New York Times Bestseller Life in the Fasting Lane.

Megan Ramos is the director and co-founder of Intensive Dietary Management, an online consulting service that provides online and in-person nutrition education and coaching for people with metabolic syndrome. She is a clinical researcher, who specializes in the use of time-restricted eating and intermittent fasting protocols with individuals struggling with metabolic syndrome.

We discuss the following:

  • All about Megan Ramos
  • Intermittent fasting and insulin resistance
  • Benefits of fasting
  • Thoughts on autophagy
  • Fasting with a low-carb diet
  • Thoughts on OMAD
  • Thoughts on fasting for women
  • Fasting and refeeding
  • Thoughts on muscle loss with fasting
  • Women cycles and fasting
  • Thoughts on refeeding
  • Losing weight with fasting and the benefits of a 5-day fast every year
  • Who shouldn’t fast?
  • Where to find Megan Ramos




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