We all want to live a healthy and long life. Intermittent fasting is a great start to eating better, feeling better, and achieving overall wellness. Eating a well-balanced meal, along with exercise, sleep/rest, and practicing self-care will all lead to achieving the results that you want. Try these helpful tips below, but remember to consult with your physician to ensure the steps you are taking are beneficial for your health.
Choose a fasting schedule: Example:16/8( Fast for 16 hours and eat regular/healthy foods for 8 hours), 12/12, or 14/10
Drink plenty of water (64oz a day)
Portion control and the amount of calories you take in and burn is important
Exercise at least 3-5 times a week (Walking, dancing,cardio, yoga, pilates, etc.)Get some movement in, it doesn't have to be strenuous or like a chore. Do things that you may enjoy to get your body moving and help burn fat and calories
Sleep at least 6-7 hours (Try and rest even if you can't fall asleep right away)
Meditate and practice mindfulness exercises
Self-care(Do things that you enjoy)
Remember that while taking care of your physical health is important so is your mental health. They both go hand in hand to achieve overall health.