• How IF Helps with Weight Loss

    If you are like most people, you first started researching intermittent fasting as a way tolose weight. Intermittent fasting (IF) provides a great way to burn more fat and helpimprove your weight loss efforts, without a lot of rules and guidelines. It is very simple –you eat during feeding periods, and fast during the fasted periods. Here are some thingsto know about intermittent fasting and weight loss. You Burn More Fat So why are you able to lose weight with intermittent fasting? The first benefit for weightloss is that it helps you to burn more fat. Your body is a machine, working constantly toburn food and fat for energy. Your…

  • Dealing With Your Fasted Hours

    During intermittent fasting, you have two phases, including the fasted state and thefeeding state, or fed state. When you are fasting, this is the period of time where youdon’t have anything to eat or anything with calories, including beverages with calories.This is often the challenge for people, especially those fasting for 16-24 hours or longer.Here are some tips for dealing with the fasted hours. Have Water, Coffee, and Tea It is really important that you stay hydrated during your fasted period, which does seemto be an issuer with people starting this. Continue drinking plenty of water while you arefasting, as this keeps you hydrated and can help keep you full.…

  • Intermittent Fasting FAQs

    If you are new to intermittent fasting, you probably have a lot of questions. But that’sokay – because we have a lot of answers for you! Here is a list of some of the morecommonly asked questions about intermittent fasting and the answers, which shouldhelp you decide if and when you want to try IF. Can my child do intermittent fasting? This is not recommended for children or youths, including teenagers. Unless your doctorhas a reason to suggest intermittent fasting for a child, it is not usually a good idea.Children should not have any strict diets, but instead follow a healthy lifestyle of plentyof fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean…

  • 4 Types of Intermittent Fasting Protocols

    If you are interested in starting intermittent fasting, the first thing you need to do isdecide on a protocol. This type of fasting doesn’t just have one method, but multipleones to choose from. Your preferences, schedule, and other details will go intochoosing the one that is right for you. Here are four of the more popular choices. The 16/8 Protocol The first intermittent fasting protocol you might want to consider is called the 16/8, orLeanGains. This is one of the easier methods of fasting and eating, due to its simplicityand because you don’t go as long while fasting. Naturally, at least half of your fastingperiod will be while you are…

  • Intermittent Fasting 101

    Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably heard of intermittentfasting. This is being mentioned everywhere, from social media sites to health TVshows like Dr. Oz. If you read a weight loss, fitness, or health blog, you will most likelysee it mentioned often there as well. Intermittent fasting is a new way of eating thatpromotes weight loss, fat burning, muscle building, and many other health benefitsthrough a very simple eating pattern. Here is more information about intermittent fastingso that you can decide if it is a good option for you. IF is a Pattern of Eating Many people call intermittent fasting a diet, but it is rather…