Intermittent fasting types

Types of intermittent fasting

Types of intermittent fasting :Intermittent fasting IF is an ideal tool for those who want to lose weight and gain back good health. Intermittent fasting is not eating on certain scheduled hours or days or it is an eating pattern where one completes a fasting cycle between periods of eating and not eating. It is in practice by many religions from centuries and adopted by fitness and nutrition professionals!

The obesity rate is increasing in the world resulting in increase in percentage of population with various conditions. Few years back diabetes – Type 2, Cancer, chronic pain, muscle inflammation types of conditions used to be uncommon conditions. In recent years, obesity, weight gain and unhealthy life style choices resulted in making these health conditions widely distributed and common.

To reduce weigh people, try several types of diets. Intermittent fasting- IF – has gained popularity in recent years. In Yoga and Ayurveda, Intermittent fasting is adopted to detoxify the body. In many religions intermittent fasting is compulsory during certain time of the year or during festivals or ceremonies. If we adopt intermittent fasting, we will detoxify the body while losing weight. It helps to clean the gut, lowers body inflammation, bloating, pain etc. Which is the ideal intermittent fasting one can try? Answer is, it depends on the body type, determination, will power and the goal. Next few slides will explain distinct types of intermittent fasting that one can try.

Intermittent fasting: Fast for 16 hours 

16 hours fasting

Intermittent fasting: Fasting for 2 days per week

2 days fasting per week

Eat stop Eat: 24 Hour Intermittent fasting

Eat stop eat

Intermittent fasting: Alternate Day Fasting

Alternate days fasting

Intermittent fasting: Warrior diet

Warrior diet

Intermittent fasting: Meals skipping

Skipping meals

Intermittent fasting: Prolonged fasting

Prolonged fasting


Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: October 30, 2018

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