On this latest episode of the Blossom Your Awesome Podcast I am talking to World Renowned Coach Laurie Lewis about living your best life ever via intermittent fasting.
Listen in to my awesome conversation with coach Laurie Lewis. She is the founder of fastforwardwellness. She guide’s people to living their very best lives with the power of no not a diet, but shrinking your eating window.
She is also the co-author of the #1 International Best Seller –
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If you’ve heard of intermittent fasting but are unsure what it is or how to get started, you’ve come to the right place. This blog post will explain everything you need to know about intermittent fasting and how it can benefit your health and wellness journey. Let’s dive in!
What Is Intermittent Fasting?
Intermittent fasting (IF) is a dietary pattern that consists of alternating periods of eating and fasting. Generally speaking, IF involves eating for 8 hours and fasting for 16 hours each day. It does not require any specific foods or food groups—it’s more about the timing than anything else. The most popular type of IF is known as the 16/8 method, where individuals fast for 16 hours and then eat all their meals during an 8-hour window. This could look like skipping breakfast and eating lunch at 12 pm, followed by dinner at 8 pm before starting your fast again at 9 pm.
What Are the Benefits of Fasting Intermittently?
Intermittent fasting has been linked to a variety of health benefits including weight loss, improved digestion, increased energy levels, reduced inflammation, better sleep quality, improved mental clarity, decreased risk of chronic disease, and improved overall well-being. Additionally, there are also potential benefits for people with diabetes; research suggests that IF can help improve insulin sensitivity which makes it easier to control blood sugar levels.
How Do We Get Started With Intermittent Fasting?
If you’re interested in trying out intermittent fasting for yourself there are a few things to keep in mind before getting started: make sure to drink plenty of water during your fasted period since dehydration can lead to headaches and fatigue; start gradually with shorter fasts until you get used to it; take note of how your body responds; experiment with different types of IF protocols such as alternate day or time restricted feeding methods; listen to your body – if you feel dizzy or lightheaded during a fast don’t push through; lastly – have fun! Intermittent fasting doesn’t have to be a chore – use this time as an opportunity to focus on self-care activities such as journaling or practicing mindfulness meditation.
Intermittent fasting isn’t just another fad diet – it’s actually been around since ancient times! Research has shown that IF offers numerous health benefits ranging from weight loss to improved mental clarity and reduced inflammation. That being said—it’s important not to overdo it—so make sure you’re listening carefully to your body’s cues throughout the process. With these tips in mind—you’re ready take on intermittent fasting like a pro! Good luck!
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