Intermittent fasting is a dietary approach that involves alternating periods of eating and fasting. Unlike traditional diets that focus on what you eat, intermittent fasting focuses on when you eat. During the fasting periods, you abstain from consuming calories, allowing your body to tap into stored energy and promote various health benefits. Intermittent fasting has gained popularity due to its potential to aid in weight loss, improve metabolic health, support brain function, enhance cellular repair processes, and possibly increase longevity. However, it may not be suitable for everyone, and consulting with a healthcare professional before starting an intermittent fasting regimen is advisable, especially for those with pre-existing health conditions.Start Plan Now!Start Plan Now!
Decide when you will eat your meals. For example, you might choose to eat between 12:00 PM and 8:00 PM, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, or any other 8-hour window that fits your schedule and preferences
Begin your fasting period after your last meal of the day. For instance, if your last meal is at 8:00 PM, the fasting period will start from 8:00 PM and continue until the next day
When your fasting period ends, you can break your fast and start your eating window. Consume your meals and snacks within the 8-hour timeframe
Intermittent fasting may help improve cardiovascular health by reducing risk factors such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and inflammation.
Intermittent fasting can help promote weight loss by reducing calorie intake and increasing the body's reliance on stored fat for energy during fasting periods.
Giving the digestive system regular breaks during fasting periods may help alleviate digestive issues in some individuals.
Some people report feeling more energized and mentally focused during fasting periods.
Intermittent fasting supports brain health by promoting the production of (BDNF), a protein that supports brain function and may protect against neurodegenerative diseases.
Intermittent fasting can help you get a better night's sleep by eliminating the toxins disrupt your sleep cycle.