Intermittent Fasting: Everything You Need To Know

Fasting is something that has been practiced for centuries. Many of us associate fasting with the sacred month of Ramadan and other religious traditions. But what is intermittent fasting (IF)? Why has this diet trend become so popular? What makes it different from other fad diets? Is it safe?  But before you ask, how to do intermittent fasting, let’s talk through the claims (and more importantly the research), to shed some light on whether it’s worth trying.


What is Intermittent Fasting?

The key difference between IF and other fad diets, is that IF focuses more on when to eat and less on what to eat (I’ll talk more on this later). When you are fasting, you’re  abstaining from consuming some or all foods and beverages. IF simply means, you are are doing this for a defined period of time.

Read this very informative article about intermittent Fasting by DesiliciousRD (Shahzadi Devje) at the source:

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