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Hunger Games: A Beginner's Guide to Intermittent Fasting


As a primary care physician, I often get asked about the latest trends in health and wellness. One of the most popular topics I've seen lately is Intermittent Fasting. In this blog post, we'll dive into what Intermittent Fasting is, its potential benefits, and some considerations to keep in mind before trying it.


What is Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent Fasting is an eating pattern that alternates between periods of fasting and periods of feeding. There are several different methods of Intermittent Fasting, each with its own specific guidelines, but the most common are:


Potential Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Studies have shown that Intermittent Fasting can have several potential benefits, including:


Considerations Before Trying Intermittent Fasting

While Intermittent Fasting has many potential benefits, there are also some considerations to keep in mind before trying it.

Intermittent Fasting is a popular trend in health and wellness, and there is some evidence to suggest that it may have several potential benefits. However, it is important to discuss any changes to your eating pattern with a skille doctor like Sr. Stephanie Opusunju at Elam Health and Wellness, particularly if you have any medical conditions or are taking medications, to ensure that it is safe and appropriate for you.

If you would like to learn more about dieting and weight loss options that will help you lose weight for good, please call us to schedule an appointment or use the online booking tool on this website.

Stephanie Opusunju, MD Internist and Life Coach

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