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This Doctor Changed His Life with Intermittent Fasting and High Intensity Exercise—You Can Too

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  • Intermittent fasting involves cutting calories in whole or in part, either a couple of days a week, every other day, or even daily. It’s one of the most powerful medical interventions for normalizing your weight
  • On the 5:2 intermittent fasting plan, you cut your food down to one-fourth of your normal daily calories on fasting days (about 600 calories for men and about 500 for women), along with plenty of water and tea
  • Many are hesitant to try fasting as they fear they’ll be ravenously hungry all the time. But one of the most incredible side effects of intermittent fasting is the disappearance of hunger and sugar cravings
  • The combination of intermittent fasting with high intensity exercise is a particularly potent combination for normalizing insulin/leptin levels, shedding weight, and optimizing brain function and physical fitness

By Dr. Mercola

Is there such a thing as a fast diet? Dr. Michael Mosley, a physician like me, wrote a best-selling book on this subject, aptly called The Fast Diet: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Live Longer with the Simple Secret of Intermittent Fasting, which answers that question.


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