Intermittent fasting (IF) is currently one of the world’s most popular health and fitness trends. People who choose not to eat for 12 hours a day claim fasting gives you more sleep, energy and abs. Are these people just annoying or are they onto something?
In a previous session Indoindians Online Event with Geeta Seth regarding Intermittent fasting and its advantages, Geeta Seth explained the science behind Intermittent Fasting and why it works. How it helps to repair the cells inside the body, resulting in healing and rejuvenation.
The BIG Question is…What Should You Eat During Intermittent Fasting?
In this session Geeta Seth and nutritionist Dr Rajeena Shahin shared scientific nutrition and diet plan during intermittent fasting as well as the do’s and don’ts.
Intermittent fasting is not only all about fasting, but what you eat is just as important.
Tips by Geeta Seth
- Eat slowly: drink your food and eat your liquids
- The first thing you should not eat is carbohydrates
- Food that are really helpful: avocado
- IF will help with your gut, as the bacteria eats up the gut lining
- We recommend doing it for 2x a week, 14-16 hours
- Her experience with IF
- Fish, because of omega fats content. For vegetarians, immunity boosting soup.
- Do it with home food only.
- The more fiber you eat, the better it is
- Eat potato, because it has good fibers and complex carbohydrates
- Intermittent fasting kills cancer cells
Tips by Rajeena Shahin
- Most of your food should come from vegetables
- Eat proteins
- Effects of IF, supplement it with appropriate food
- Craving? You need to have a plan, go one step to the other
- Eating micro nutrients with good portion control
- IF: rejuvenate your entire organs, weight loss is the additional
- 12hrs is good, 18hrs fasting is better
- Fasting creates the effect of exercising
- The scientists are Walter Longo, David Sinclair
- Count your calories