What is Intermittent Fasting?
Intermittent Fasting (Time Restricted Eating) is a pattern of eating and not eating. The pause from eating allows the body a much-needed healing rest for our gut, organs, brain, and hormones.
We have over 50 hormones - including insulin, cortisol, leptin, ghrelin - and fasting is a daily opportunity for our hormones to balance. Excess weight and obesity, are issues of excess insulin, not excessive calories. By keeping insulin low for 12-36 hours each day, we tap into our fat stores for energy, increase HGH (anti-aging hormone), ramp up autophagy (cell-renewal process), and have sustained energy throughout the day.
People of all ages discover almost immediately that they are sleeping better, can reduce many medications, experience body recomposition (change shape and size!), and have smooth, clear skin.
With 24 hours in each day, and seven days in a week, there are countless ways a person can divide up their time between fasting hours and eating time. Together, we will discover the pattern of eating (and not-eating) that works best for your schedule, your work, your fitness, your social life, your body.
The same customization applies to food. We are all different, and one way of eating may work well for one person and not for another. For health reasons, some people might need to eliminate certain food categories so their bodies can recover and heal. Whatever foods you choose to eat, Intermittent Fasting will work for you because of the healing pause you are providing it each day.
Time Restricted Eating is not a diet. Give yourself this gift of healing each day!