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The Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting

I have been intermittent fasting for over one year.I skip breakfast each day and eat two meals, the first around 1pm and the second around 8pm. Then, I fast for 16 hours until I start eating again the next day at 1pm.Surprisingly, since I've started intermittent fasting I've increased muscle mass (up 10 pounds from 205 to 215), decreased body fat (down 3% from 14% to 11%), increased explosiveness (set a personal best with a clean and jerk of 253 pounds a few months back), and decreased the
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March 22
Not all sugars are created equal, and they’re hidden in most of today’s processed foods. Nutritionist, fitness trainer, and author JJ Virgin has written a new that helps open your eyes to the way sugars are hidden. also provides practical tips on how to wean yourself from this pernicious ingredient that will decimate your health.In to Lose Up to 10 Pounds in Just 2 Weeks, she tackles the confusion surrounding sugar. Many health-conscious people are still under the mistaken belief that as long
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January 8
University of Southern California researchers have discovered that if you fast for three days it can produce amazing results not only related to your weight loss, but also can regenerate entire immune system even in the elderly people.These findings on fasting is two years old, but I wanted to see what results people, who do intermittent or 3 day fasting, report. There is an interesting discussion on the subject of fasting in Ketogenic Success Facebook group, where people share how 3 day
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January 24
Over time, humans evolved to live longer because of our ability to respond better to biological stressors. Now, a Newcastle University study finds that this ability is due to small adaptations in a protein known as p62 that induce autophagy (“self-eating”), a vital process where your body cleans out damaged cells and toxins to help regenerate newer, healthier cells.Autophagy is the key to improved human lifespanOver time, our cells accumulate a variety of dead organelles, damaged proteins, and
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March 21
When people turn to healthy eating, they generally do it with one goal in mind: to become healthier and skinnier. My goal was to improve my health. I wanted to eliminate my gut problems, my skin problems, minimize the rate at which I got colds and flu, and feel amazing from the inside out. I was so excited by all the health benefits whole foods could empower me with that I began my quest of healing through food.Of course it wasn’t so easy at first. I made a lot of mistakes. When I learned that
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October 12
I recently did the unthinkable – I stopped eating food altogether for 21 days, and you know what happened? I healed my body, gave my digestive system a much needed rest, cleared up my candida, passed some parasites, and got my cystic acne under control –and would you believe it? I am still here to tell the story.I have been battling with what I had been diagnosed as having an issue of candida overgrowth– for almost two years, but now I question whether it may have just been a parasite all
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December 13
With the help of a small stool, Mercy Carrion clambers onto an examination table. The obese 50-year-old woman stands just 115.6 cm (3 feet, 9.5 inches) tall. Despite being overweight, Mercy shows no sign of developing diabetes and has remarkably low blood pressure at 100/70. “That’s why they don’t care much about their weight,” says her doctor, Jaime Guevara-Aguirre.Mercy, who has a rare genetic disorder, is one of his long-term patients. She and her peers know they are in some way protected
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December 28
For a long time the established dogma was that the adult brain couldn’t generate any new brain cells. That is, it was believed that you were born with a certain amount of brain cells, and that was it. And since you naturally lose brain cells as you age, after age 25 it was all downhill for your brain function.The good news is that scientists have now discovered that you can grow new brain cells throughout your entire life. The process is called neurogenesis. Specifically, new brain cells–which
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September 23
Instead of eating three square meals a day, an eating schedule that involves "intermittent fasting" could help fight not just obesity but many related diseases of modern life, such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's, researchers say.The advice given on fighting obesity usually focuses on consuming fewer calories and exercising more. The benefits of such foods as vegetables, fruits, nuts, fiber and fish, and the value of reducing or eliminating snacks are often also
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January 2
Intermittent fasting is a powerful tool for preventing and reversing disease. Learn how this dietary approach could help you optimize your health.n previous podcasts and articles on this site Chris discussed some of the factors to consider when deciding if intermittent fasting is the right approach for you. While the decision to use intermittent fasting as a strategy to improve or optimize health should be considered carefully, it is a powerful tool when used appropriately. In this article, I
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January 23
The most fundamental principle, the basic program of all life, is to save energy. Whatever you do, whatever you like, whatever feels good for you, these are all psychological responses that show you how to be more energy efficient.Life craves energy, and subconsciously you’ll always choose the path of least resistance because of that. That’s why high-calorie food tastes better, why whenever your beliefs are questioned you naturally refuse any arguments, and why people feel more depressed when
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November 13
Fasting is the practice of abstaining or reducing consumption of food, drink or both, for a specific period of time. Everyone fasts for at least some part of the day. Generally the eight or so hours one spends sleeping every night. Physiologically, fasting can refer to a person’s metabolic status after not eating overnight or even the metabolic state after the complete digestion of a meal. Once you’ve gone 8 to 12 hours without eating, the body enters a state of “fasting.” Intermittent
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