Monday, July 22

Appetites growing for intermittent fasting

I haven’t seen one in a while. I’m doing intermittent fasting.

I’ve always thought that sounded a bit random. Like “accidental hero” or “scattered showers”.

There’s nothing random about not eating for 16 hours a day. It takes solid willpower. Just ask Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Aniston and many, many more who swear by the 16:8 eating plan.

Jennifer Aniston says she doesn’t eat in the mornings – just coffee and celery juice. But haven’t we been taught that breakfast is the most important meal of the day?

Well, you can now step away from the cereal.

Recent studies contradict the traditional advice to “kickstart your metabolism” in the morning with a hearty feed.

There’s no solid evidence that skipping breakfast will slow your overall calorie-burning.

Keep reading at Canberra Times.