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Join co-hosts Jill McCauslin and Chris Brown on the Fit Women Over 50 podcast for the Becoming Elli Community where women inspire each other to become fit and strong.

Becoming Elli is a group of women who are focused on healthy living and getting fit. We discuss fitness, nutrition, and ways to age gracefully.

Jill and Chris interview experts and share their insights about losing weight, keeping it off, working out and becoming fit and strong. Hear from others who are making it work, become inspired and motivated.

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Oct 11, 2022

Jill and Chris talk with Dr. Ellen Britt, an intermittent fasting expert. Ellen is the co-founder and principal writer of The Intermittent Fasting Insider, a bimonthly newsletter that brings her audience the most compelling developments in intermittent fasting as well as innovation in practices that can be stacked with IF.

She also co-facilitates with her colleague Denise Wakeman an 1800 member free Facebook group for entrepreneurs interested in intermittent fasting, as well as their latest paid membership project, The Longevity Experience.

Ellen has over two decades of experience as a PA in emergency and occupational medicine. She holds a doctorate (an Ed.D.) in biology, as well as a Master’s in Clinical Psychology. Ellen lives and works just south of Atlanta, Georgia.

During this episode we discussed:

  • Various types of intermittent fasting
  • Research findings concerning the health benefits of intermittent fasting
  • Which type she recommends for women over 50
  • Medical reasons for not doing an intermittent fasting regime
  • How to get started with intermittent fasting
  • The easiest hours to do an intermittent fast
  • How long to do an intermittent fast
  • Using intermittent fasting with other eating plans like paleo, keto, or vegan

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