Fasting Q&A: Night Shifts, Coffee and Cream, Fat Fasting, and Markers of Insulin Resistance

In this Fasting Q&A episode, Megan and Nadia answer your fasting questions:

1. I am a nurse, and I work night shift (7pm-7am). I usually follow a 20/4 IF eating schedule on my days off, but I’m struggling to figure out how to fast on my night shift schedule when I work 2-3 nights in a row. Do you have any suggestions for fasting and a night shift schedule? [01:06]

2. Does coffee with heavy whipping cream break a fast? [08:38]

3. What and how do you eat when doing a ""fat fast”? Do you still recommend following TRE? [15:51]

4. Most doctors will order fasting glucose and insulin, cortisol, and A1C to check for insulin resistance. Are there other markers (laboratory or clinical) to know if your IR is improving after, say, a year of fasting? [24:29]

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