Fast Like a Girl: A Woman's Guide to Using the Healing Power of Fasting to Burn Fat, Boost Energy, and Balance Hormones (Hardcover)

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Fast Like a Girl: A Woman's Guide to Using the Healing Power of Fasting to Burn Fat, Boost Energy, and Balance Hormones (Hardcover)


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Includes a 30-Day fasting reset that uses the power of your cycle—even if you no longer have one!

A go-to fasting manual created specifically to address women's needs based on their hormones and menstrual cycle by Dr. Mindy Pelz, a well-known expert on women and fasting, whose fast-growing YouTube channel has become the destination for women who want to learn about fasting.

Are you among the many women who feel unheard and unseen by their doctors and health professionals? Have you become exhausted by the promise of quick-fix diets that only leave you disappointed? Well in Fast Like a Girl, Dr. Mindy helps you to take back control of your health by using the quickest path back to better health—fasting.

While most fasting advice has been a one-size-fits-all approach that leaves women with more questions than answers, in this book Dr. Mindy shares the proven strategies, specific protocols to use if you are trying to overcome a condition, fasting hacks, and tools that she has used to help hundreds of thousands of women thrive with their fasting lifestyles.

Dr. Mindy will teach you:

  • the rights steps on how to go from eating all day to intermittent fasting (13-15 hours)
  • how to safely fast longer if you choose to do so (15-72 hours)
  • how to time fasting according to your menstrual cycle (although if you don’t have a cycle, she has you covered)
  • the best foods to break your fast to achieve better metabolic health

This book also includes more than 50 recipes based on the two food plans—ketobiotic and hormone feasting—she created to best support women’s hormones. And, it has recipes specifically created to break a fast such as her Coconut Cacao Chia Pudding.

Inspired by the thousands of women she has worked with who have reclaimed their health with fasting, Dr. Mindy wrote this book because, “once a woman knows how to build a fasting lifestyle around her cycle, she becomes unstoppable.”
Dr. Mindy H. Pelz, D.C is a bestselling author, keynote speaker, nutrition and functional health expert who has spent more than two decades helping thousands of people successfully reclaim their health. She is a recognized leader in the alternative health field and a pioneer in the fasting movement. Her popular YouTube channel regularly updates followers on the latest science-backed tools and techniques to help them reset their health.

She is the host of one The Resetter Podcast, and the author of three best-selling books, The Menopause Reset, The Reset Factor, and The Reset Kitchen.
Product Details ISBN: 9781401969929
ISBN-10: 1401969925
Publisher: Hay House LLC
Publication Date: December 27th, 2022
Pages: 336
Language: English
·  If you’ve grown tired of one-size-fits-all health advice that leaves you feeling disappointed, this book will feel like a breath of fresh air. Dr. Mindy Pelz will help you create a plan that’s unique to your body and your goals. She combines ground-breaking research, powerful stories and a clear guide to greater health. - Jessica Ortner, New York Times bestselling author of The Tapping Solution
·  Dr. Mindy is the Warren Buffet of fasting. - Jesse Itzler, entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, endurance athlete and an owner of the Atlanta Hawks
·  I have never met someone that has more respect for the body and its innate intelligence to heal than Mindy. Her reverence for the body is met with an intense passion for helping people learn how to tap into it through the timing of fasting, eating and detoxing. This way of living is the way of the future for all women if they want to truly thrive. - Danica Patrick, entrepreneur and former race car driver
·  Fast Like a Girl is an amazing book that is both inspiring and informative. It’s a wealth of knowledge for any woman who wants to reclaim their health. It will leave you feeling motivated and ready to take on the world. - Megan Ramos, New York Times bestselling author, co-founder and CEO of The Fasting Method
·  Fasting is an incredible tool for longevity and healing. With Fast Like a Girl, women finally have a go-to manual designed specifically to their unique hormonal needs. - John Gray, New York Times bestselling relationship author of Men Are from Mars, Women are from Venus
·  In her ground-breaking book, Fast Like a Girl, Dr. Mindy Pelz provides a much-needed manual on fasting specifically for women. - Elle Macpherson, founder of Wellco, humanitarian, supermodel and actress
·  At a time when all of us are looking for ways to improve our health and vitality, Dr. Mindy Pelz offers great advice. This book is about fasting, but also so much more. It’s about our womanhood, our health and our lives. - Marianne Williamson, four-time New York Times bestselling author
·  A much-needed fasting resource for women! - Sara Gottfried MD, New York Times bestselling co-author of The Hormone Cure
·  Fasting is such an incredible tool for our mental and physical health. Dr. Mindy is my go-to for fasting! She’s teaching women like me how to tap into our innate intelligence while minding our hormones. - Alexandra Elle, author of After the Rain and How We Heal
·  It’s possible to say goodbye to being tired and hungry all the time. Fast Like a Girl will teach you how long and when to fast so your hormones will support you instead of working against you. Welcome to getting your brain back and having to buy new, smaller pants! - Dave Asprey, author of four New York Times bestselling books, including Fast This Way
·  Fasting is not a one-size-fits-all approach. Dr. Mindy Pelz is one of the leading experts in this area of fasting for women, and she truly understands how fasting is different for both men and women. If you’re a woman and want to get the most out of fasting, then this is the book for you. - Drew Manning, creator of TV show Fit2Fat2Fit and New York Times bestselling author of Fit2Fat2Fit
·  Fasting is such a powerful healing tool. In Fast Like a Girl, Dr. Mindy does an excellent job of helping women understand how they can use fasting to power up their hormones, as well as providing tips and strategies that are easy to follow and tailored specifically for women. - Josh Axe DC, DNM, CNS, founder of Ancient Nutrition and, bestselling author of Keto Diet, The Collagen Diet and Ancient Remedies
·  Wow. Didn’t think Dr. Mindy could achieve the same brilliance as she put forth in The Menopause Reset – but she did – going above and beyond. This should be required reading for any and every woman on the planet wanting to bring metabolic flexibility, vitality and longevity to their life! Packed with good science, resources and inspiration, this will be the gift that keeps on giving. - Nasha Winters ND, FABNO, bestselling co-author of The Metabolic Approach to Cancer
·  Dr. Mindy has written the guide of all guides for women looking to improve their health by adding fasting into their life. Most importantly, she plans it all around their menstrual cycle. As a women's health and hormone doctor, I can't recommend this book and her step-by-step process enough! - Carrie Jones ND, FABNE, MPH, head of Medical Education, Rupa Health
·  When it comes to health, there’s no cookie-cutter approach. This is especially true with fasting. In Fast Like a Girl, Dr. Mindy Pelz does a masterful job of outlining why women should practice fasting differently than men. Mindy provides practical steps backed up by science on how women at different stages of life can apply fasting strategies to balance hormones, reset their metabolism and lose weight without having to deprive themselves. If you are wondering how to apply fasting for your unique hormonal needs, this is the book for you! - Ben Azadi, bestselling author of Keto Flex
·  The nutrition and integrative health fields are increasingly recognizing the power of short- and long-term fasting in protocols for health and disease. However, too often the influence of cyclical hormonal patterns on metabolism and fasting physiology is overlooked. Dr. Mindy outlines here a strategy for optimizing the healthful impact of fasting in coordination with your hormonal cycles. - Zach Bush PhD, physician (internal medicine, endocrinology and hospice care)
·  Dr. Mindy is such a wonderful women's health advocate by empowering women, at all stages, to embrace their physiology and to stop apologizing for our own unique needs! Fasting is one of many tools that can help us thrive irrespective of our life stage! - Cynthia Thurlow NP, author of Intermittent Fasting Transformation
·  Wow! How refreshing! Dr. Mindy Pelz’s book weaves patient stories with ancestral and nutritional research about the science of fasting and tied it together with clear steps for women to follow. Her words of truth delivered spot-on advice. I found myself saying, ‘Oh, I’m stealing that.’ A wonderful read! - Annette Bosworth MD, founder of Dr. Boz, owner of Meaningful Medicine and author of Anyway You Can and KetoContinuum
·  Fast Like a Girl is a must-have-guide for resetting your hormones, ageing beautifully and looking and feeling fantastic. But even more importantly, following Dr. Mindy’s guidance can have a profound impact on generations to come because fasting is the ultimate detox. Buy a copy for your daughters and granddaughters, teach them to Fast Like a Girl and help put an end to this epidemic of hormone imbalances, infertility and – ultimately – on the chronic illnesses in our children. - Donna Gates M Ed, ABAAHP, internationally bestselling author and founder of The Body Ecology Diet
·  Much like with exercise, fasting is an incredible, free healing tool that everyone can benefit from. What makes this book so unique is that women now have a fasting manual that will help customize food and fasting to match the needs of their hormones. In Fast Like a Girl, Dr. Mindy not only makes the science of fasting easy to understand but lays out a whole new health paradigm for women and men to improve their lives in a myriad of ways. - Tony Horton, bestselling author and creator of the popular P90X workout series
·  Do check out Mindy’s fabulous book, Fast Like A Girl. I’ve been recommending it to everyone and it’s a great resource for anyone interested in fasting as a tool for health. - Dr. Rupy Aujla, Sunday Times bestselling author, doctor and host of The Doctor's Kitchen podcast