What Is Intermittent Fasting? Here Are Benefits, Strategies And Foods To Eat During The Day

(MENAFN- AsiaNet News) People are increasingly adopting a new approach
dieting known as intermittent
fasting. Many renowned people, including Bollywood stars, have lost weight
as a result of
fasting. Comedian Bharti Singh lost weight through intermittent
At the time, this method of weight loss was
requires you to separate your meal intake and fasting hours.

What is intermittent

During intermittent
fasting, you eat your meals at certain times. You set out some hours for eating and drinking, and the rest of the day is spent fasting or not eating.
You must eat
solely at certain times for a few days. There are several methods and variations of intermittent

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What are the advantages of intermittent

One of the primary benefits of intermittent
is weight reduction.
By limiting
calorie intake at specified intervals, the body
is forced
to use stored fat for energy, leading
weight reduction.
Furthermore, intermittent
been found
to enhance insulin sensitivity, which lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes and metabolic disorders.
Moreover, research has shown intermittent
heart health by decreasing blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
It also stimulates cellular repair and autophagy, increasing longevity and lowering the risk of age-related disorders.
fasting is also related
to enhanced cognitive function, productivity, sleep quality, and digestion.

How many different ways of intermittent
are there?

16/8 Fasting- In this method, you split the 24 hours of the day into 16 hours of
and 8 hours of eating all of your meals
as breakfast, lunch, and supper. You can only eat for 8 hours and then go without food for
the next
16 hours.

14/10 Fasting- In this method, you do not eat for 14 hours and must consume all
your meals within 10 hours. For example, if you eat breakfast at 9 a.m., your last meal should be dinner at 7 p.m. Do not eat anything after this.

5/2 Fasting-
During this fast, you must eat certain foods on certain days and avoid others.
This requires you to
consume your usual diet for 5 days and then eat low-calorie meals for the remaining 2 days, consuming 500 to 600 calories each day.

is eating
meals for six days and not eating anything else for 24 hours, i.e. only water or a liquid diet.

1/1 (Alternate) Fasting- In this method, you
eat normally
one day
consume low-calorie foods the next.
consume 500-800 calories throughout the day.

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What Is Intermittent Fasting? Here Are Benefits, Strategies And Foods To Eat During The Day Image

Depending on your health and needs, you can use any of these fasting strategies.
However, not everyone should practise intermittent
fasting. Before beginning this sort of
fasting, see a doctor or nutritionist. If you have an illness or a health concern, a fasting plan and diet
are tailored
to your specific condition. As a result, you should only do intermittent
under the supervision of a doctor and a dietitian.


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