Tag: Fasting

  • Study: Time restricted eating is an effective intervention for metabolic syndrome

    Study: Time restricted eating is an effective intervention for metabolic syndrome

    Reducing visceral fat is extremely important. That’s the fat you can’t see. It’s the fat that builds up in your organs and will kill you over time. There is something called “skinny-fat” which describes someone who looks fit or healthy from the outside but has fat surrounding their internal organs. There are so many acronyms […]

  • What is Dry Fasting and should you do it?

    Dry fasting is when you don’t consume anything during your fast including liquids. Should you dry fast? In my opinion the answer is no. Absolutely not. You can survive for long periods of time without eating but you will not survive for days on end without drinking. I’ve never subscribed to the idea that it […]

  • Ramadan and dawn to dusk fasting

    It’s intermittent fasting but done during a different time scale. During Ramadan Muslims eat a meal before dawn, called suhoor, and eat a meal again after sunset, called iftar. In essence they have two fasting cycles. One while they sleep and the other during the middle of the day. This is similar to a 20:4 […]

  • Book: Life in the Fasting Lane

    Last week I finished reading, “Life in the Fasting Lane”, and I think it’s a great book for anyone looking to get into intermittent fasting or even fasting for longer periods. The book follows the real experiences of Eve Mayer and chronicles her successes and struggles with weight, diet, and fasting. There is nothing better […]

  • Woman loses 80 lbs. in a year through intermittent fasting

    Intermittent fasting (IF) or Time Restricted Eating (TRE), call it what you want but either way you’re not eating as much as you used to and you’re not spiking your insulin every few hours. The results are incredible and it’s so easy to do. With a Ph.D. in epidemiology, Etienne-Mesubi put her research skills to […]

  • Intermittent Fasting and exercise

    The question is being asked if it is safe to exercise and also intermittently fast. First, let’s get something straight. If you don’t eat breakfast and you work out first thing in the morning you’re exercising in a relative fasted state. Hardly anyone would question a person’s ability to do this. It’s not that hard. […]