Intermittent fasting is the practice of cycling between periods of eating and periods of intentional fasting, or abstaining from food. Humans have fasted for millennia, whether for religious or cultural purposes or out of necessity during times of scarcity. In this article, you'll discover research and practical tips on how intermittent fasting, a powerful practice for better health, affects weight loss and body composition.
You’re no doubt well aware of the countless diets claiming to be the magic bullet for permanent weight loss. The lasting low-fat dogma of the 80s and 90s was met with the lower-carb South Beach and Atkins crazes that have continued with the latest fat-loss darling - ketogenic diets. But what does the latest science say?
Mark Sisson, author of The Keto Reset Diet, explains the amount of carbohydrates you should eat when doing a ketogenic diet for fat loss or athletic performance, how to implement carb refeeds, and the best carb sources.
For decades, we’ve been told that fat loss is simple: Burn more calories than we consume. Eat less, move more. Calories in, calories out. Simple first grade math, right? However, despite doing everything right, many people still have a hard time seeing sustainable weight loss by only considering calories. This article explains why, how fat loss is a little bit more nuanced than that, and what you should focus on instead for long-term results.