Fact or fiction: It’s possible to lose weight, curve cravings, boost immunity, and, perhaps, help you live longer…all without changing whatyou eat.
You may be pleasantly surprised to know it’s FACT. It’s called intermittent fasting. And the key change is when you eat.
Intermittent fasting, which means fasting discontinuously or sporadically, has become mainstream due to its achievable requirements and moderate restrictions. Now a popularly known form of diet, it requires programmed periods of fasting – not entirely withholding yourself from any caloric intake, but simply limiting it on some days of the week or some hours during the day.
Different Forms of Intermittent Fasting
The most commonly practiced form of intermittent fasting is what Dr. Michael Mosley (author of The Fast Diet: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Live Longer with the Simple Secret of Intermittent Fasting) calls the “5:2 plan.” Under this diet...
A week or so into the New Year - perhaps you, as many others, have made resolutions, despite the fact that over 50% of people will abandon them by February. As an example, consistent gym rats tend to avoid the gym during peak hours for these first few weeks as machines, classes, and pools are flooded with those who have made exercise resolutions. They know that by March, the wannabes will have weeded themselves out and the gym will be back to normal.
Instead of making sweeping, global changes that are unrealistic, let’s look at four aspects of our lives that make the biggest difference in our health, appearance, and happiness. Small, consistent changes in any of these will help us move closer to the optimal version of ourselves that causes us to make resolutions in the first place: What we eat, how we move, what we do day to day, and how we grow spiritually.
In simple terms, Eat Well, Move More, Live Wisely, and Love Divinely.
Before I go into any detail, I want to say that...
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