The essence of interval fasting
There are several options for interval fasting, but still most commonly used 8/16. You can eat only in the food 8-hour "window". The rest 16 hours the body is provided with rest in the form of unsweetened drinks and water. Thus, there is an active digestion and burning of glycogen. Which in turn leads to a decrease in body fat. Everyone chooses a food “window” individually, relying on his lifestyle. But the most optimal time is considered from 11:00 to 19:00. After all, many people in the morning enough cup of coffee. In the evening, you can gather with family or friends for dinner and not feel remorse.
In addition, during an interval hunger strike, you should reduce active physical activity and balance your sleep pattern. However, sports should not be completely ruled out. Pilates, yoga, swimming and walking are good.
Pros and cons of interval fasting
An undeniable psychological plus will be that during the food “window” any food is allowed. The main thing is not to exceed the daily calorie intake of 1500 - 1600 kcal. If you are not used to having breakfast or lunch, then a 16-hour fast will be relatively easy. In addition, with this diet, not only subcutaneous fat, but also visceral fat is split. An accelerated metabolism starts, the volume of the stomach decreases. After a while, the value of the food consumed increases, and you already approach your choice more consciously. Therefore, without unnecessary emotional shake-up, you can switch to a proper, balanced diet.
Disadvantages include such unpleasant sensations as dizziness, weakness, constipation, irritability. In this case, it is worth consuming more pure still water. After all, refusal of food does not mean refusal of water. However, if the symptoms persist, then interval fasting should be completed. Or temporarily switch to a more gentle 10/14 regimen.
In any case, before starting interval fasting, you should consult your doctor.
The rhythm of modern man makes adjustments to meals. It is not always possible to maintain a five-day diet. This system is very flexible. It is easy to put into practice, adjusting to the daily routine and preferences. You get used to it very quickly, and the feeling of hunger disappears after a week.
With intermittent fasting, the weight will go off by small plumb bob. But every day and no matter what you ate.
The first results in terms of volume are already visible in two weeks. Not only skin condition, but also overall health improves.