What Is Intermittent Fasting

What is intermittent fasting? Basically, it's the idea of eating for a certain period of time, then fasting for a period of time. There are many variations of this fast.

This proven ancient health technique gives optimal function of our mind, brain, hormones and the whole body.

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I've outlined my two intermittent fasting favorites below...

16:8 Intermittent Fast

  • in the 16 hour window, you don't eat (14 to 15 hours for women)
  • in the 8 hour window, you eat, maybe two, three or even four meals

You can drink low-caloric drinks during the fast. I recommend plenty of water as it hydrates and staves off hunger pangs and cravings.

Example 1 - Start your fast at 8pm, after dinner. Sleep. Start eating again at noon.

Example 2 - Eat breakfast and lunch. Start your fast at 3pm. Start eating again at 7am.

5:2 Intermittent Fast Diet

  • any 5 days of the week, you eat normally
  • any 2 days of the week, you fast

On your fasting days, reduce your calorie intake to a quarter of your daily needs, about 600 for males, 500 for females.

I recommend drinking plenty of water during the fast as it hydrates and staves off hunger pangs. Low-caloric drinks are also acceptable.

Example 1 - you fast on Monday and Tuesday. Eat the other five days.

Example 2 - you fast on Monday and Friday. Eat the other five days.

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