Although fasting has been around for centuries, Intermittent Fasting has become a rising trend of late with a lot of practitioners swearing important health benefits, not just in terms of weight loss, but also improvement in a lot of health markers including improved immunity, metabolism, longevity and signs of cancer prevention.
In this playlist, we will go step by step and try to deconstruct Intermittent Fasting, and compile some of the most popular opinions and facts on this field. As with most things, I turn to Wikipedia when I come across something new. Here's what the article on IF starts out as:
Intermittent fasting (IF) is an umbrella term for various diets that cycle between a period of fasting and non-fasting.
Very simply, if in a given day, you fast for more than 13 hours, and eat in the remaining window, you are Intermittent Fasting.
The short articles below are a quick overview of IF....