There are a lot of questions that you may have with intermittent fasting. You want to make sure that you are doing it the right way and that you will be able to get all the benefits that are promised with this diet plan. This chapter will take some time to explore more about intermittent fasting and what you need to know to get it to work for you.
Is there anyone who shouldn’t fast?
For the most part, intermittent fasting is safe for most people to do. It’s an
an effective diet plan that focuses on healthy eating and getting the essential calories and nutrition that your body needs while restricting the windows that you’re allowed to eat.
With that said, some people should not go on an intermittent fast. This is mostly because there is a concern that they will not be able to get the nutrition that they need. If you’re considered underweight, you should not go on this kind of fast. If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, you need to take in nutrients throughout the day to support your child, so intermittent fasting is not the option for you.
In addition, there are times when you are allowed to fast, but you may want to make sure that you have some supervision from your doctor. First, if you have diabetes, either type 1 or type 2, you will need to do this with the help of your doctor. Some medications don’t work well with these fasts so you will need to be careful. In addition, if you have high uric acid or gout, you may need to be careful about going on an intermittent fast.
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