Lies Your Doctor Told You: Don't Skip Breakfast!
DON'T SKIP BREAKFAST! Or should you??
By now you may have heard about the amazing benefits of intermittent fasting (IF) some of which include:
- Weight loss: Intermittent fasting can help you lose weight and improve your body composition. Studies have shown that intermittent fasting can help you burn more fat, reduce your appetite, and improve your metabolic rate.
- Insulin sensitivity: Intermittent fasting can help improve insulin sensitivity, which is a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Studies have shown that intermittent fasting can help lower blood sugar levels and improve insulin sensitivity in people with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.
- Reduced inflammation: Intermittent fasting can help reduce inflammation, which is a major factor in many chronic diseases. Studies have shown that intermittent fasting can help reduce levels of inflammatory markers such as C-reactive protein and tumor necrosis factor-alpha.
- Protection against chronic diseases: Intermittent fasting has been shown to protect against a number of chronic diseases, including heart disease, stroke, cancer, and Alzheimer's disease. Studies have shown that intermittent fasting can help lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol levels, reduce oxidative stress, and protect against cell damage.
And in this episode we talk about why skipping a meal can be used in your favor when it comes to health and most importantly, we dive into how to fast the RIGHT way: what times are most optimal, how to rebuild after fasting, how it can help with sleep and healing, and more. Check it out here!