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Can You Fast and Prevent Muscle Loss in Menopause and Beyond?

The Flipping 50 Show

Release Date: 04/23/2024

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If you’re juggling the desire for longevity benefits of fasting with the need to prevent muscle loss in menopause, this is for you!!

Prioritize your fasting and lean muscle goals and objectives! In this episode we guide listeners on how to set their health and fitness goals based on their current status, determining when fasting is a suitable approach, and balancing the benefits of fasting with the necessity to prevent muscle loss in menopause.

Exertion Levels During Fasting? What should and can you do during physical exercise when fasting?

Fasting for Women Aged 45-70 is unique. Yes, longevity but no to frailty. How do you juggle this?

My Guest:


A globally acclaimed expert in nutritional biochemistry, known as "The World's Greatest Formulator," boasts over two decades of experience, formulating over 1000+ products globally and holding more than 25+ patents, including market leaders like TeaCrine and Dynamine. As a Registered Dietitian, Certified Sports Nutritionist, and with a Master's in Nutritional Biochemistry, this professional has profoundly impacted the supplement industry and healthcare sectors. Serving as Chief Science Officer, they were instrumental in driving a major nutrition company's $125MM annual revenue and played a pivotal role in transactions exceeding $425 million. Their business acumen is complemented by ownership stakes in eight enterprises. Notably, they are a revered keynote speaker on psychopharmacology and mental health, sharing their expertise worldwide. Their journey overcoming personal health challenges adds a layer of inspiration to their contributions, which extend through documentaries, TV appearances, and comprehensive online resources, helping to optimize health and well-being globally.

Shawn brings a wealth of knowledge from his extensive research and personal experiences. He will offer actionable advice on how to prevent muscle loss in menopause.

Questions We Answer in This Episode:

Clarification on Fasting: Addressing common confusions about fasting, such as:

  • How long should one fast? [00:07:53]
  • How to know when fasting becomes excessive? [00:14:47]
  • What qualifies as fasting (e.g., low-calorie diets, eating windows)? [00:20:25]

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