Intermittent Fasting is getting a lot of attention these days, if you don’t know about it, It is an eating pattern where you cycle between periods of eating and fasting. It does not say anything about which foods to eat, but rather when you should eat them. There are several different intermittent fasting methods, all of which split the day or week into eating periods and fasting periods.
In simpler words, it’s like skipping breakfast or dinner
Why you should do it?
Besides weight loss, are there other benefits to intermittent fasting, In addition to reduced body weight, this fasting can help lower cholesterol, improve glucose control, reduce liver fat, and improve blood pressure, and improved sleep.
My Journey —
I first started intermittent fasting for 14:8; meaning 14 hours of no eating and 8 hours of eating period, where I limited my calories to 1,800 only (Try not to eat a lot during the eating period as it can have negative effects). Also, do exercise as your body gets tired very quickly in the fasting period.
After doing 14:8 for 30 days, I slowly switched to 16:8.
Signs Intermittent Fasting isn’t for you
If you are experiencing symptoms of high cortisol or reduced adrenal function I recommend avoiding intermittent fasting like the plague.
These symptoms include —
Low body temperature
Cold hands and feet
Difficulty waking up in the morning
Difficulty falling asleep at night
Waking up multiple times at night
Brain fog / chronic fatigue
Poor immune function
Low blood sugar
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