Tag

Intermittent Fasting

Browsing

Can you dupe your body into losing weight without entering the fad diet club? Yes! With intermittent fasting (IF), you can. This cyclical method of eating and not eating has become a widespread approach to increase metabolism, revitalize brain function, and protect the body from ailments. What Is Intermittent Fasting Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern with alternating periods of eating and fasting. Humans have been fasting for years. Our ancestors hunted and sought for food, but some days, they went without food because they could not find any! People also fast for spiritual reasons. Nevertheless, it’s essential to remember that fasting or intermittent fasting is not the same as deprivation. While fasting has many health gains, starving can make you feeble and also lead to death. So, don’t starve but fast! How Does Intermittent Fasting Work? Intermittent fasting works by reducing the glucose/insulin levels in your blood, which, in…

Most people are inclined to believe that eating small but frequent meals is the go-to option if you are aiming for fat loss. The question is if it is the right option. An exhaustive analysis has led to the conclusion that while it may be an option, it certainly is not better than other meal schedules that are prevalent. The key factors remain food quality and energy balance. Deciding on a food structure is utmost important. The outright approach can vary but still, it is critical to decide on a structure initially. It is better to choose an approach that easily fits your body and schedule. It can either be the same each day or it can vary depending on what each day looks like. Following are the approaches to eating so as to follow a healthy lifestyle: Possible Approaches Eating Three Square Meals This can go down as the…

Have you ever come across a food pattern that alternates between fasting and eating alternately for long intervals of time? This is one of the most interesting fitness fads that is doing the rounds these days and is called intermittent fasting. Apparently, intermittent fasting has a number of benefits- it aids in weight loss, protects from diseases like diabetes, heart attack and cancer; it also has positive outcomes on mental health; helps in building up physical fitness and strength. A lot of researches have been dedicated to intermittent fasting and every time, they come up with some new benefit associated with it. It is more about ‘when’ rather than ‘what’, that is to say, it addresses the time periods when one must have food instead of what they should have. The various methods divide the day or week into the periods when one has to eat and when one has…