So yesterday, we spoke about "jump starting" the weight loss process with "intermittent fasting" . . .
And I told you . . . I'd give you my opinion on this topic . . .
Well, here it is people . . . even though many diet plans tell you it's okay to do "intermittent fasting" for weeks and even months.
It's really "not" a good idea . . . and why you ask???
Well . . . "intermittent fasting" long-term can "increase levels of "cortisol" . . . remember cortisol is the body's "stress" hormone and "belly fat producer".
You see . . . "intermittent fasting" is a delicate thing . . . and there are "good" and "bad" points to it.
So let's better understand . . .
Long-term . . . it can cause hunger and craving, binge eating, headaches, lightheadedness, digestive issues, irritability and mood changes, fatigue and low energy, sleeping issues, dizziness, low blood sugar levels, muscle aches and dehydration.
And if done long enough . . . is can even lead to anemia, a weakened immune system, liver and kidney problems and an irregular heartbeat. It can also cause a vitamin and mineral deficiency, muscle breakdown and diarrhea.
BUT . . . the BENEFITS of a SHORT-TERM "intermittent fasting" are this . . . it can burn "fat" by generating body heat, kickstart the meta