Intermittent fasting, also known as intermittent energy restriction, is a term for various meal timing schedules that cycle between voluntary fasting and non-fasting over a given period. It is currently one of the most popular Health & Fitness Trends
Methods of intermittent fasting include alternate-day fasting, periodic fasting, and daily time-restricted feeding.
What are the fasting methods?
There are several different ways to do the fasting. All of which involve splitting the day or week into eating and fasting periods.
- The 16/8 method:this method involves fasting for 16 hours and eating for 8 such as eating from 12-8 , then fasting for 16 hours . This is the most popular method.
- Eat-Stop-Eat: This involves fasting for 24 hours, once or twice a week, for example eating dinner today and fasting until dinner next day.
- The 5:2 diet: With this method, you consume only 500–600 calories on two nonconsecutive days of the week, but eat normally the other 5 days.
Weight loss occurs due to reduced calorie intake, which is a result of eating fewer meals.
Why Intermittent Fasting?
It is a powerful weight loss tool , it helps boosts your metabolism while eating fewer meals
It has benefits for the body and the brain, reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease & cancer.
Drops Insulin Levels & Increase Human Growth Hormone.
Reduces Insulin Resistance & Regulates Blood Sugar Levels
Extends Lifespan Helping You Live Longer
Removes Waste Material From Cells
Who should not undergo intermittent fasting?
patients with a history of eating disorder should not undergo intermittent fasting
Can you drink liquids while fasting?
Yes! You can have non-caloric beverages, water, black coffee, tea without added sugars.
Can you take weight-loss supplements while fasting?
Yes, infect, taking a supplement may boost the weight loss process, however some are preferably
Intermittent fasting is more than just a weight loss plan and its benefits go way beyond losing weight; this plan improves your health and simplifies your lifestyle, to a healthier and happier one.