Intermittent fasting can help you lose weight.
- Intermittent fasting is a popular diet for weight loss.
- Intermittent fasting requires long periods of fasting.
- Here are some benefits of intermittent fasting revealed by an expert.
Potential dieters have a variety of diet options to choose from. There are several types of diet plans to suit individual preferences. While the keto diet has dominated most of the last decade, intermittent fasting (IF) has also enjoyed its own popularity. While there is no clear evidence of confirmed weight loss from intermittent fasting, many people around the world swear by this diet, which must have helped them shed extra pounds fast enough. Without proper scientific support, we can only rely on the words of dieters who followed and benefited from this diet. But having that same security come from an expert would definitely help cement our confidence in them.
Give your vote to the Intermittent fastingThe prominent nutritionist and health trainer Karina Heinrich herself followed an intermittent fasting diet and shared the many benefits of the diet in her latest Instagram post. She wrote, “I start intermittent fasting Q&A for a week. It’s the number one question I get … the curiosity about this ever-popular” diet “I am in favor of this eating behavior, if done right. So many are not practicing right when they are right and not enjoying the many health benefits (potentially more harm than good!) “
Take a look at Karina Heinrich’s post:
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Here are 6 health benefits of intermittent fasting revealed by nutritionist Karina Heinrich:
1. Weight Loss: She said that if intermittent fasting is properly followed, it can easily lead to the main goal of weight loss.
2. Heart Health: Karina claimed that intermittent fasting could help regulate cholesterol, triglycerides, and markers of inflammation.
3. Brain health: Intermittent fasting can protect against Alzheimer’s and support the growth of new nerve cells.
4. Anti-aging: Karina showed that intermittent fasting increased the lifespan of rats by up to 36-83% in some studies.
5. Inflammation: Intermittent fasting can reduce inflammation markers – the reason for many chronic diseases.
6th Diabetes: Intermittent Fasting can help regulate blood sugar levels and reduce insulin resistance.
Intermittent fasting involves long hours of fasting and eating only within a specific time frame. Some people fast for 12 hours, some for 16 or 18 hours, and some for a full day or a few days in total. We encourage you to consult an expert before embarking on a strenuous diet plan.
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