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amother




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Post  Mon, Nov 25 2019, 10:35 am
I know intermittent fasting is supposed to be 16 hours off and 8 hours on. And I know that's supposed to be good for the body's insulin etc...and good for weight loss

My question is -
will doing 14 hours fasting and 10 hours eating be at all helpful for either insulin levels and/or weight loss?

Right now, I'm not sure I can pull off 16/8, but 14/10 would be doable (still a stretch but doable).

Is there any benefit or am I just stretching myself for now reason?

Please advise!!!!

Thank you!
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amother




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Post  Mon, Nov 25 2019, 11:18 am
Adding:

12/12 is natural for me - works well for my schedule.

Happy to try to push it to 14/10 if there is benefit.

Please let me know!
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amother




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Post  Mon, Nov 25 2019, 11:23 am
amother [ OP ] wrote:
Adding:

12/12 is natural for me - works well for my schedule.

Happy to try to push it to 14/10 if there is benefit.

Please let me know!


I’ve heard there is benefit. Plus if you have your hours not eating it’s still good.
Like I do 16/8. But I think the most beneficial for me is I don’t eat after 9.
When I have my nighttime tea I think about chocolate and crumpets but it’s after hours so don’t have. I think that alone is saving me 100s of calories.

(Some facts here: https://dofasting.com/blog/14-.....ting/)
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amother




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Post  Mon, Nov 25 2019, 11:24 am
Anything over 12 starts being helpful. That's how long it takes for the body to get into fasting mode.
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Ruchel




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Nov 25 2019, 12:19 pm
Read up on it. Humans don't react well to it (some animals do)
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soap suds




 
 
 
 

Post  Mon, Nov 25 2019, 12:24 pm
Is this something you're supposed to do every day? Do you eat more during the 8 "on" hours than you normally would?
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amother




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Post  Mon, Nov 25 2019, 12:25 pm
soap suds wrote:
Is this something you're supposed to do every day? Do you eat more during the 8 "on" hours than you normally would?


Personally I make sure to eat at least 1200 calories during my 8 hours.
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amother




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Post  Mon, Nov 25 2019, 1:50 pm
Thank you
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