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Many things change over time. Again, the style of a la 90s is in fashion, people are becoming more tolerant, and modern nutritsiologists, unlike their older colleagues promote not five meals a day in small portions, and interval starvation.
Interval starvation (it is also a fasting) – is a diet designed to reduce body weight, which is based on the rejection of food for a certain number of hours per day. The most popular method is the “16 to 8” method, that is, 16 hours a day of continuous fasting, and the other eight can eat anything you want. Naturally, within the limits of a rational food and your daily norm of calories. Fasting has two absolute advantages over regular diets. Firstly, it is much easier to adhere to this system, because you choose your own food without giving up anything. Second, you only need to give up one meal.
The main question is: How will the body react to the interval starvation? Let’s start with the fact that fasting is contraindicated for pregnant women, breastfeeding people, people suffering from gastritis and chronic cholecystitis. For everyone else, interval fasting is a fairly simple and effective way to lose a few extra pounds.
What are the advantages? Refusing to eat for 12-16 hours will make your body normalize insulin production, which will make your body less sensitive to carbohydrates with a high glycemic index, so after a couple of days you will notice that it will be much easier to refuse yourself an extra piece of cake or chocolate bar. Another advantage of the method is that in the absence of food the body will spend on energy production is fat reserves, which, combined with sports activities will help to build muscle mass and make the body more relief and tightened.
Thus, fasting is not just another diet. This is a kind of daily “reset” of the body, because giving your stomach rest every day for 12-16 hours, you not only provoke fat burning, but also increase your immunity and improve the hormonal background.