Intermittent Fasting

Red wine and resveratrol

Recently I saw an article online informing the world, that the French were now encouraged to only drink 2 glasses per day. Which led me to wonder… How much do they currently drink ? Apparently in the ’50 the then Prime Minister encouraged people to drink less than a litre a meal !  Secondly, I …

Final Thoughts on Intermittent Fasting.

Evidence from research studies indicates that weight loss from intermittent fasting overall is equivalent to regular diets : not better but not worse. adherence to this form of dieting seems to be more appealing to some than others, possibly due to certain behavioural traits.   Things to keep in mind  You need to drink more …

How to Fast Intermittently

Fast day 4 of 8 :-)) Weigh day tomorrow! How to do intermittent fasting …. Options include: Consuming between 500-800 calories for two consecutive days per week. (Normal diet in between) The 5:2 Diet. Complete Fast every second day (Normal diet in between) Time restricted feeding. Restricting food intake to a 6-8 hour window every …

Day 3 Intermittent Fasting

Day 3 Intermittent Fasting. How our hunter-gatherer genes need to be exercised. So I skipped a fasting day yesterday as had a late night on Friday night at a work summer BBQ !! Back fasting today. Study 3 ” Eating,exercise and ‘thrifty’ genotypes…..an evolutionary understanding of chronic diseases…” An interesting read about genes.   Basically …

Day 2 Intermittent Fast and a JAMA study.

So JAMA is the Journal of the American Medical Association and it is a very well known and regarded medical journal. Study 2 A study published in 2017 looked at two groups of metabolically healthy obese adults. One group were calorie restricted every day and another group were calorie restricted every second day. The average …

Day 1 Intermittent Fast and the MATADOR study

Day 1- Complete water fast    Intermittent fasting is alternating 1 -7 day periods of complete or partial food restriction. Studies have found it to be equivalent, or the same as, normal dieting but not better than normal dieting. Has any one else tried this ? Have you had success? Fasting is free so I figured …