The Basics of Intermittent Fasting

What is it? How to do it? And what are its benefits?

Saboodana Kichdi — A fast breaking light dish used in India
  1. Weight loss: Intermittent fasting can lead to weight loss and improved body composition by forcing the body to use stored energy from fat cells.
  2. Improved digestion: Fasting can give the digestive system a break and allow the body to focus on eliminating waste and toxins.
  3. Reduced inflammation: Intermittent fasting has been shown to reduce inflammation in the body, which can help to protect against chronic diseases.
  4. Improved mental clarity: Fasting can reduce stress and improve mental clarity, as well as increase focus and concentration.
  5. Increased control over eating habits: Some people find that intermittent fasting helps them to feel more in control of their eating habits, leading to improved overall health and well being.
  6. Longevity: Some studies have suggested that intermittent fasting may have anti-aging effects and may help to extend lifespan.
  7. Improved heart health: Intermittent fasting has been shown to improve various markers of heart health, such as blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

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