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The Easier Way to Do Intermittent Fasting - Elemental

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Intermittent fasting

A style of eating that divides each day into two simple windows: one where you may be eating and one where you don’t.

This eating pattern is popular for its effectiveness as a weight-loss strategy, its potential to reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases, and its ability to ...

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Behavior change is hard, because we become comfortable with our patterns. It up takes a great deal of mental energy until it becomes habit.

Intermittent fasting challenges the “three meals a day plus snacks” style of eating we are so accustomed to, in which it’s easy t...

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To avoid the morning munchies, look at the last meal you ate before starting your fast: Did it have enough fiber? Protein? Whole grains? Are you hydrated? Filling up with balanced and satiating foods before your fast will keep you fuller longer.

Of course, if you’re nearing th...

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Repeating positive affirmations to yourself — “This is going to be great!” — might help get into a productive flow.

Convincing yourself that you want to do it or that you’ll feel so much better if you stick to it is easier than trying to force yourself into it.

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Throughout history, people have fasted for religious purposes, to make a political statement, to cure illnesses, and before certain medical procedures, among other things. 

If you know people who fast for reasons outside of weight loss, someone who maybe does it for spiritual reasons, ...

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As long as intermittent fasting doesn’t negatively affect your relationship with food and make you feel too guilty or too restricted, feel free to play around.

Ultimately, there are no set rules when it comes to intermittent fasting, so what works for one person may not feel com...

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