Posts tagged fasting
Why You Shouldn’t Eat Breakfast

I faithfully ate breakfast for decades, chewing down on something before I would head to school or work. And without fail, I would be hungry an hour or two later.

Starving, I would race to my next bite of food, usually before lunch. And then, I would eat lunch on top of that. 

For a long time, I was confused by it. Why was I always hungry after breakfast? I was told that oatmeal was a hearty breakfast - “sticks to your ribs!” and all that jazz. Even a high protein breakfast of eggs and sausage would make me hungry - what gives? 

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Our Bodies are Built for Intermittent Fasting

Today, we’re going to talk about fasting.

It sounds intimidating to say the least. Fasting.

Fasting always made me think of dour monks sitting in a cave somewhere, sustaining themselves on meditation and achieving enlightenment. Hardly a pleasant experience, and certainly not something relevant to modern living.

Yet, fasting has made the biggest change in my life and improvement in my health, and I’ve actually found it to be perfectly suited for our modern and fast-paced lifestyles.

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What is Intermittent Fasting? (And how it can help you lose weight)

There’s a lot of talk in the world of keto about something called intermittent fasting.

It is exactly what it sounds like - fasting, for shorter periods of time between your meals. Though it can be any length of time, for most people with keto it is usually somewhere in the realm of 12-20 hours of fasting.

Now while this may seem somewhat of a steep requirement to abstain from food during what seems to be a very long period, your body is more than equipped to handle being without food for twenty hours, easily.

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