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Benefits of time-restricted eating

  • Subjects in a study reported experiencing better sleep, more energy in the mornings, and less hunger at bedtime.
  • In a study of men at risk for type-2 diabetes, after one week of restricting eating to a nine-hour window, the men showed a lower spike in blood glucose after a test meal.
  • In another experiment of time-restricted eating, where the subjects were on medication to lower cholesterol, after 12 weeks, they found reduced cholesterol levels of about 11 percent on average.

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One intermittent fasting method is known as time-restricted eating: A person consumes all of their calories for the day within an 8-to-12-hour window. You might eat breakfast at 8 AM, including coffee, and finishing your dinner by 6 PM.

  • Only consume water during your fasting window. It means no coffee, tea, or herbal tea.
  • Drink only plain hot water after waking up as it can give you the same soothing feeling as coffee.
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Time-restricted eating gives our body a chance to use up fat. When we eat, our body uses carbohydrates for energy. When we don't need them right away, they get stored in the liver as glycogen or converted into fat.

Many of the human body’s processes are tied to our circadian rhythms.

When we shorten the period for eating and extend the time for fasting, we stay in the fat-burning mode of our metabolism.

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