Whether you’ve heard of it, tried it, or are considering it… intermittent fasting has become a popular diet trend. Intermittent fasting involves restricting your eating to fall within a certain time window. Usually this time window is about 8 hours out of the day then the rest of the time you are fasting.
For example, many people choose to eat during the hours of 11am to 7pm then fast until 11am the following day. Another, less common, version of intermittent fasting is limiting one’s self to just 400 to 600 calories for two non-consecutive days during the week, then eating normally the other 5 days. The idea behind fasting for about 16 hours per day is that our bodies will have to burn stored fat for fuel rather than using glucose, which is similar to the principle behind the trending ketogenic diet.Read More