Dec 25, 2017
Jimmy Moore is a best-selling
author, host of the longest running health podcast on the internet,
and a living example of the benefits of a low-carb diet. He was 410
lbs. 12 years ago and it wasn’t until his own mother in law gave
him a Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution that made him rethink his
life and his perspective on what “healthy eating” really is. He
would then lose a total of 180 lbs. a year later and shrink his
waist by 20 inches and has since lived a low-carb
Today we’re going to talk about
the topic of fasting especially intermittent fasting, its benefits,
and a few tips on how to not just start with fasting but also
succeed in it.
“If you have fears about this,
don't fear it. Just try it. There's no harm, you're not going to
die." Jimmy Moore
In this episode, you’ll learn:
became passionate about fasting because of the paleo community and
its many experts.
- Thomas Seyfried said If you want to prevent
cancer, go on a one week fast once a year.
- People on a ketogenic or low-carb diet will
have an easier time with intermittent fasting.
- Intermittent fasting won’t work on sugar
burners aka people who regularly eat large amounts of
best to eliminate the idea of “snacks” in between meals to start.
Compensate by eating enough during actual meal times.
of the benefits of intermittent fasting include cancer prevention,
reduces the onset of certain illnesses, lowers insulin levels, and
ketogenic diet and fasting complement each other when it comes to
resetting your body’s systems and optimizing its
of the common mistakes of people who start with intermittent
fasting are consumption of artificial sweeteners thru “diet”
beverages, people take it easy during fasting instead of living
their normal lives, and some try to fast before the holidays which
causes them to “flip out” and crash.
- Fasting revs up your metabolism by 10%. It also
won’t make you lose muscle if you have fat, even as low as 8% body
fat is enough to be used as fuel.
fast before the holidays or any special occasion because you'll
succumb to temptation, fail at your fast, and inevitably not enjoy
life. The goal of fasting is to let you add more to life, not take
life away from you.
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