Intermittent Fasting for Weight loss

Intermittent fasting alternates the body between fasting and feeding periods.

Instead of restricting the foods you consume, it regulates when you consume them. Consequently, it is more of a dietary pattern than a regimen.

The 16/8 method entails omitting breakfast and limiting daily food to eight hours, followed by 16 hours of fasting.

The eat-stop-eat method entails 24-hour fasts once or twice weekly on non-consecutive days.

On two non-consecutive days per week, you restrict your caloric intake to 500–600 calories. You do not restrict your intake for the remaining five days.

The Warrior Diet entails consuming small portions of unprocessed fruits and vegetables throughout the day and a massive meal at night.

Intermittent fasting is commonly used for weight loss because it facilitates calorie restriction in a relatively simple manner.

It may cause you to consume fewer calories overall, so long as you do not compensate by eating excessively during the feeding periods.

Intermittent fasting is generally extremely effective for weight loss. It has been shown to result in a 3–8% weight loss over a period of 3–24 weeks.

In addition to causing less muscle loss than conventional calorie restriction, it may temporarily boost your metabolic rate by 3.6–14%.

Intermittent fasting may also reduce inflammatory markers, cholesterol levels, blood triglycerides, and blood sugar levels .

In addition, intermittent fasting has been associated with elevated levels of human growth hormone (HGH), enhanced insulin sensitivity, enhanced cellular repair.


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