How Should a Beginner Start Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent fasting involves cycling between periods of fasting and eating — and it’s recently become very popular. Not only was it the “trendiest” weight loss search term in 2019, it was also prominently featured in a review article in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Intermittent fasting can provide significant health benefits if it is done right, including weight lossreversal of type 2 diabetes, and many other things.1 Plus, it can save you time and money. The goal of this beginner’s guide is to provide everything you need to know about intermittent fasting, in order to get started.

Intermittent fasting – isn’t that starvation? No. Fasting differs from starvation in one crucial way: control. Starvation is the involuntaryabsence of food for a long time. This can lead to severe suffering or even death.2 It is neither deliberate nor controlled.

Excerpted from Diet Doctor

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