Everyone has heard of fasting in some form or another. Intermittent Fasting, Water Fast, Juice Fast/Cleanse, Fat Fast. Wait, what? FAT?! Yes, you heard me correctly: a fat fast. The skinny? You "fast" from nearly everything except fat for about 5 days. There are lengthier versions that include an extra day, followed by a "re-feed… Continue reading You Want Me to Eat What?
Intermittent fasting, also referred to as IF, is by no means a new concept, although it is becoming more widely known and practiced. By definition, intermittent fasting simply means eating within a certain time frame. This is, of course, quite different from the practice of eating six small meals throughout the day. Many people who… Continue reading Intermittent Fasting
When we consume a high fat/low sugar (carb) diet, our liver begins to produce ketones. Ketones are water-soluble fats that burn more efficiently than carbs. When your body is in fat-burning mode, i.e., ketosis, you also begin to burn stored fat. This, in turn, leads to weight loss and then weight maintenance.