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Intermittent fasting involves a period of controlled fasting to help you lose weight and improve your metabolism.
There are three primary methods of intermittent fasting involving daily or near-daily fasting:
Example: Monday, Wednesday, Friday are fasting days, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday have no calorie restrictions.
Example: 400 calorie diet Monday, Tuesday, with no restrictions for the rest of the week. It is also known as the 5:2 diet.
Example: Fasting for 16 hours in a row and eating 2-3 meals during an 8-hour “window.” It is also known as the 16:8 diet.
A lifestyle commitment that once established, doesn’t require any extra time.
A daily regime
Dr. Terry Dubrow
The most popular 16:8 regime typically places its eating window from 11 am to 7 pm.