I am doing intermittent fasting, has anyone tried prolonged fasting for health reasons. Not to cure schizophrenia or something?
Yes, 16 or even 18 hours fasting
and moderate food the rest hours
I’ve dobe intermittent fasting 16×8 lost alot of weight. Went from 306lbs to 243lbs
Thats really good, are u still doing it?
I have fasted quite a bit fasting is really good
I went from 250 to 170
Start by reducing diet of fat.
Then w no fat move to just water
Im gonna try multiple days, sounds kinda crazy but i want to feel healthier
You could do 3 days on just water but I would do a reduced diet first for a week
Like only turkey sandwiches for lunch.
Gets your body ready to fast if you arent also a slave to fat. I have found that my desire for fat and sugar is mutable.
Way back when I used to fast for 1 or 2 days at a time. I lost a ton of weight and reversed diabetes. I’m not sure what doctors would think of this method though. I have since reacquired diabetes.
ps. I also only had one large meal on the day between when I did eat.
Again, not sure what doctors would think of this…but it worked for reversing diabetes and losing weight. When I got committed the doctors and nurses encouraged me to regain weight. Was this a good thing? I 'm not sure…it led me down the path to overeating again. If my habits had not been changed, would I have ever redeveloped diabetes? I don’t know.
I have done 3 day fast in the past, i always feel light and energetic. Now i eat once/twice a day
Sounds good do it!
Just a few days. I felt good. But don’t think it was a good idea, because I already had deficiencies at the time. Keto in some ways brings you in fasting state, if I understood correctly, and this helped a lot physically and mentally (but I disliked eating so much fat/meat).
Not anymore, down to my goal weight.
Fasting for literal days is incredibly unhealthy and can cause a lot of health issues. It’s also a sign of disordered eating.
So like please don’t do this
Oh I also always fast if I feel bad (psychotic/depressed). Which does wonders for my weight -temporarily - I go right back to the old weight after eating again. But isn’t exactly a conscious choice to fast for health. Rather a “food is scary” or “meh, I why would I eat anyway?”. I don’t think this is healthy.
When I genuinely fasted, my belly hated me because I still ate dairy. I wanted to switch to a dairyfree diet, but first give my body some rest. To stop hating on me. So I fasted for a few days.
That’s a really inadvisable suggestion.
Lol why what did i say thats bad?
Fasting has postive effects on the body and mind
Certainly not advising @Rollo to do something dangerous
Eh, 24 hour fasting is recommended but something like 3 day is very unhealthy.
Ok listen to the moderators advice. I said what i said i made my peace.
My dad did a 7 day water fast once for religious reasons.
I would never do a water fast especially in aps it’s impossible for me.
But I do believe in restricting types of food I eat and calories for some times.
Diffnt stuff works for different ppl.
Ppl got to make up their own minds.