Simplify your life, ease weight management, and boost your energy levels.
The food we eat determines how we feel, look, and think.
The question is how and what to eat to achieve maximum well-being.
In the last 12 months, I’ve found my own answers after experimenting with intermittent fasting and mindful eating where I only eat in an 8 hour period.
My energy levels exploded, food cravings are almost gone, and maintaining a healthy weight becomes natural while preserving a strong clarity of mind.
Now, I am not the only one observing the benefits of fasting.
When science meets ancient wisdom
A growing body of research links intermittent fasting to weight loss, improved markers of health, reduced risk of chronic health conditions, and improved brain health.
Even without the tools of modern science, fasting has been applied as a beneficial method in various cultures and yogic traditions for thousands of years.
Though, with very different motivations than we have nowadays.
Mostly, fasting was used to increase awareness and explore yoga postures that aren’t as accessible when the gut is full. On a more subtle level, fasting can markedly increase flexibility and help energy flow better.
Now, that we know fasting can be very beneficial, what should we eat after to break the fast?
Food quality and quantity are essential
Not eating for an extended period of time is not enough.
It is important to ensure that you eat the right quantity of quality food.
Eating at McDonald’s one time less per week will not bring the wished results.
Why quality matters
What you put into your system, determines how you function.
According to a Harvard meta-study, the following foods and tips generally account for well-being and longevity.
Avoid sugars and refined grains. Instead, eat fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats (a sensible, plant-based, Mediterranean-style diet).