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Intermittent fasting to improve your health

 

Intermittent fasting to improve your health

Human fasting is not a new concept. We have heard about it from long years ago. So, it is just a rebranding of the old version of fasting. Everybody is already doing enter dent fasting while sleeping. Some people do intermittent fasting and they don’t even know about that. I mean a lot of time we have to skip our breakfast or lunch in a hectic schedule of college or job. I know what you're thinking, I don't want to Starve myself as it will cause dizziness fatigue, etc. but fasting is actually using the stored nutrients in the body.

intermittent fasting can be done in different ways as follows:-

1.

16:8(Fast: Eat): In this type, you eat for only 8 hours a day and fasting yourself 16 hours a day. Follow the below-mentioned schedule for your full week. Skip your breakfast and take your first meal after 12pm. Before 12pm, try to drink only fluids, you can take juice or green tea. Try to stay hydrated all the time. If you feel fatigued or dizziness, drink fruit juice or take one tablespoon of coconut oil. Finish your dinner before 8pm. You can do your light exercises during the time. It is a beneficial method for weight loss.

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Midnight -12pm

No food (only fluids)

No food (only fluids)

No food (only fluids)

No food (only fluids)

No food (only fluids)

No food (only fluids)

No food (only fluids)

12pm-8pm

Eat

Eat

Eat

Eat

Eat

Eat

Eat

8pm-12 pm

No food

No food

No food

No food

No food

No food

No food

2. 

5:2 diet (Eat: Not Eat): The 2nd way is the 5:2 diet. you eat for 5 days and skip for two days you only consume 500 to 600 calories /day. during fasting, you can eat for two days and then skip one day and then again eat for two days and then Fasting for a day.

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Day 6

Day 7

Eat normally

Consume 500-600 cal

Eat normally

Eat normally

Consume 500-600 Cal

Eat normally

Eat normally

Follow the 5:2 rule. Eat for five days a week normally and reduce your calories for the other two days.

3.Alternate Day Fasting

Day 1

Day2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Day6

Day 7

Eat

Fast

Eat

Fast

Eat

Fast

Eat

There is no hard and fast rule That is saying this is the correct way to do intermittent fasting all the above-mentioned types of intermittent fasting are effective and their ways.

Benefits of intermittent fasting:

Mental Sharpness: Whatever you eat well for your body is good for your brain. Intermittent fasting enhances proper brain functioning and improves mental sharpness.

Profile Weight Loss: While doing intermittent fasting, the blood level of insulin drops significantly which causes the body fat to burn, ultimately reducing the unwanted fat amount. It also enhances the Hormones which helps in losing weight. Hence short term fasting improves the metabolic activity of the body and maintains the body weight.

Decreases of inflammation within the body: Intermediate fasting Can fight Oxidative stress which causes aging. Fasting enhances the body’s resistance to oxidative stress.  

Decreases of certain diseases within the body.

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Anonymous said…
Helped me a lot