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Have you ever heard of intermittent fasting? This is an eating plan that alternates eating normally and fasting.
An example is the 5:2, which involves 5 days of normal eating and 1/4 of your daily calorie intake on the remaining 2 days.
Advantages of Fasting Intermittently
Fasting intermittently can contribute significantly to weight loss as it raise insulin sensitivity .
Health professionals recommend exercise during fasting period to lose more fats even more.
Intermittent fasting boosts secretion of growth hormone, which has a lot of health benefits. One example is it can avoid fat storage in the belly.
Is Intermittent Fasting Suitable for All?
You should not fast intermittently • • • • • • •
When you are still recovering from a surgery. When you are feeling sick or have a fever When you have diabetes When you have maintenance medication When you are pregnant When you are lactating mother Also not suitable for children (of course!)
The expected side effect of intermittent fasting is hunger.
In general, intermittent fasting is not a diet but a healthy way of life. This is not suitable for all individuals but it is a sure way to lose weight and stay healthy.
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