Are You Making These Intermittent Fasting Errors?

Intermittent fasting is a health and fitness trend embraced by celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston, Kourtney Kardashian, Scarlett Johansson and Halle Berry, who claim it has helped them shed unwanted weight.

This practice involves entirely or partially abstaining from eating for a set amount of time, before eating regularly again. Many questionable fad diets involve fasting, but proponents of intermittent fasting view it as a healthier alternative to regular dieting.

The most popular intermittent fasting methods fall into two categories: Daily time-restricted feeding, which narrows eating times to six to eight hours per day, and 5:2 intermittent fasting — eating normally for five days and then reducing calorie intake to a quarter of your daily needs for two days.

Excerpted from Asia One

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