I know what you’re thinking. “What is intermittent fasting lifestyle?” You’re probably thinking “Who cares? I’m not that big a deal.” Well, I want to talk about this for a couple of reasons. One, there have been many studies that are coming out on intermittent fasting that are really pointing towards the fact that it can be an effective tool for weight loss, diabetes, and for heart health.
The other reason is I’m talking about this right now!
Because I’m getting a lot of emails asking why I’m not doing intermittent fasting. Some of them say, why don’t you talk about it? Ive been doing it for over a year now and Ive even been doing it for a couple of months now.
Yeah, I am aware of this. I have had intermittent fasting for almost six months now (four days a week) but I dont talk about that. I talk about this because I love the idea of being able to say that I have no plans to do something about a specific eating issue, and in this way, I can also say that for me it hasn’t been an issue.
I recently read a blog post that said, every day you eat a large meal you lose weight. I think this is just another way that people try to convince me that I eat too much. I have never read that before and I just about fell out of my chair when I read it. I am not sure how true it is though. I go from eating a small meal with maybe a few bites of something to one big meal, which is always about 2-3 hours longer.
I had the same reaction when I read it. And I am skeptical about it because not only is it an old wives tale. But it also doesn’t explain my own observations. Also, I noticed that I was starting to see the number of calories on the food labels getting smaller and smaller over time. I noticed that I didn’t always eat as much as I used to. I also noticed that I wasn’t as hungry as I used to be.
Intermittent fasting lifestyle refers to the eating pattern
In which a person eats one or two large meals and then fasts for the rest of the day. During this period of time, called the fasted state (or the time when you’re not eating), the body is in a state of ketosis where the body’s fat stores are broken down for energy.
It is important to realize that the amount of food eaten and the length of the fasting period can impact your weight and energy levels. It is also important to know that when you eat and fast, you can put on weight. The reason this happens is that the body uses the fat stored in your belly. And other places around your body to store fat.