intermittent fasting

Intermittent Fasting with Type 2 Diabetes

By |July 25th, 2018|Nutrition|

As fasting can raise the risk of low blood sugar in those with Type 2 diabetes, it’s generally recommended that those with the health condition consult their doctor before attempting any type of fasting regime. For those with Type 2 diabetes, it’s also important to evaluate the appropriateness of performing consecutive fasting days as it may further increase the possibility of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Any decision about modifying medications during fasting days should also be made with a doctor. However, a recent study from New Zealand offers some encouraging results for those with Type 2 diabetes looking to adopt a fasting regime for the purposes of losing weight. The study found fasting two consecutive days was associated with a [...]

Beyond Dieting – Intermittent Fasting

By |April 11th, 2018|Nutrition|

Every person is different from next, and the way in which our bodies adapt to weight loss will be different. However, the traditional recommendation of continuous energy restriction of about 600 calories per day (1) is not always the right solution for everyone. In fact, most people fail to keep weight off for at least a year after reaching their target weight (2). In recent years, scientists have become more aware of the benefits of intermittent fasting, as performed on Isagenix Cleanse Days*, and that it can be an effective method for weight loss and weight management. A recently published systematic review and meta-analysis reported that short-term periods of intermittent fasting on a weekly basis are just as effective for [...]

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