[EN] Q&A: intermittent fasting, what's going on?

Updated: Aug 27, 2021

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Intermittent fasting. It's a subject that still raises many questions. In this blog I answer a number of frequently asked questions from the past period.

Q: Is fasting a good and healthy way to lose weight?

A: Intermittent fasting is a very suitable method for weight loss.

The beauty of the method (IF) is the fact that - unlike a normal crash diet - you can maintain your muscle mass, which is important because your muscles are your body's main combustion engines. Just imagine what a combination of fasting with resistance training could do! Mind you, IF is not a panacea: if you think you can eat all kinds of processed foods - the ones that led to weigh gain in the past - you will probably not benefit from fasting and your weight might even not change at all . However, when applied correctly, you can use intermittent fasting repeatedly (for example 2-3 times a year) to keep your weight within a certain bandwidth.

Q: Is it recommended to combine intermittent fasting with a keto diet?