Techniques used in Intermittent Fasting.
Fasting is defined as allowing a body to have a prolonged period of rest without calorie intake. In the recent year’s people were being advised to take their breakfast after an hour of waking up in order to increase metabolism and to start their day in a fresh way. Nowadays people are running to fasting which is a technique that relies on restricting yourself and eating during set times. The technique of intermittent fasting is less of diet than lifestyle since one is restricting himself or herself from eating. In order to incorporate intermittent fasting there are various techniques which are used in our daily routine and they include the following.
Alternating the days of your fasting is one of the technique which is used in order to incorporate intermittent fasting and this technique will also assist in reducing your weight. The practice of fasting involves fasting each and every day and eating every kind of food whenever you are not fasting. People who follow this trend usually find themselves eating a lot of calories when they are fasting and less calories when they are not fasting. One can increase the intake of calorie diet by making sure the method of fasting is effective through changing the days of fasting in order to avoid over feeding when you stop fasting.
Another technique which will help you to incorporate with intermittent fasting is lowering the level of meal you take every day. One is usually advised to consume only non-caloric beverages in a whole day and two times in a week when you are using this technique. A good scenario of how this technique works is when you have planned to fast on a Monday and therefore you will stop eating on Sunday and consume the next meal on the day you will finish fasting.
There are various lessons which one learn as a result of intermittent fasting and one of it include the biggest problem is your own mind. So as to ensure that the process of incorporating with intermittent fasting is not hard one is supposed to follow a strict timetable which state that one should only consume meal during lunch hour and forget about the other meals. Before one agrees to follow the stated timetable there are some thoughts which undergoes in his or her mind and sometimes they cause mental barriers. The last lesson that one gets to know when trying to incorporate with the process of intermittent fasting is that losing weight is a simple task.
Most people think of intermittent fasting as another method to lose weight or for weight management. Of course it is, but intermittent fasting also gives you many other health benefits besides weight loss since it can help to improve clarity of the mind, lower bad cholesterol, slows down the aging process, repairs defective cells in a process called autophagy and helps to prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases among other benefits.