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Fast is an effective way to lose weight and reduce your stress levels. It’s also a great way to improve your health as well as your energy level. Although, there are some people who can fast for days without feeling hungry or having cravings, for most people it’s not something they can do easily. After all, how do you fast for so long without feeling hungry? What if you don’t want to eat food? How do you avoid eating too much and get enough nutrition? Fast for too long and you’ll likely experience fatigue or hunger pangs; fast for too short a period of time and you’ll feel out of breath or dizzy. The key is to find the right balance. If you understand the principles behind fasting then it should be easy to follow a fast that works for you:
The best way to plan ahead is to start simple. For example, eat a small meal an hour before going to sleep and a small snack an hour after waking up. If you’re going to be fasting for a long time, you may want to consider starting with a small and slow increase in volume. This will allow you to determine if you’re able to fast on a daily basis without feeling hungry or having cravings.
Eat a healthy, varied diet
Fasting should be paired with a healthy diet. It’s best to ensure that you’re getting a variety of nutrients from a variety of sources. This will help prevent nutrient deficiency and ensure that you’re getting the right amount of protein, fat, and carbohydrates in your diet. Make sure to get a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and nuts. Include a healthy amount of fish and poultry. Try to get a balance between proteins and carbohydrates. A balanced, healthy diet can help you achieve fasted weight loss.
Drink plenty of water
It’s easy to forget about drinking water during fasts, but it’s essential to health and well-being. While not everyone needs to drink water regularly, people who do should definitely be making sure to drink at least 2 liters daily. If you don’t drink water, your body will go into partial starvation mode and you will lose more weight as a result. This results in dry, dehydrated skin and eyes, increased urination, increased thirst, and feelings of hunger. It’s also a good idea to keep a water bottle nearby so you can easily replace lost water.
Keep stress levels down
Stress can cause our bodies to release hormones that cause us to eat. Hormones are chemical messengers sent throughout the body that tell it what to do. When we’re under stress, our bodies release stress hormones that cause us to crave food. By keeping stress low, you can increase the effectiveness of fasting and reduce cravings. Choose inactive, rather than busy, tasks to keep your mind off of stressful things.
Find the right balance between fasts
The best way to find the right balance between fasts is to learn from the mistakes of others. Explore what works for others and what doesn’t. Once you’ve found a combination that works for you, make sure to stick to it and don’t deviate from your diet plan even an iota. If you feel like you’re missing out on something important, make sure to get back on track and eat what you want again.
The best way to fast is to plan ahead, eat a healthy, varied diet, and drink lots of water. If you do these things, you should be able to fast for long periods of time without feeling hungry or stressed. The only people who can’t fast are the sick, the elderly, and the frail. If you’re able to fast, you can expect a decrease in stress, feel healthier, lose weight, and gain more energy.