How Intermittent Fasting Helps in Losing Weight and side effects of intermittent fasting?

The benefits of intermittent fasting for weight loss are excellent, people who cannot go to the gym or who do not like to exercise can reduce their weight by sitting at home with the help of intermittent fasting.
By doing intermittent fasting, the digestive system gets to rest for some time, due to which the digestive system becomes stronger and functions better. Due to the strengthening of the digestive system, the digestion of food happens quickly and well, as well as the nutrients obtained from the food start getting to the body, which helps in reducing weight. Intermittent fasting also boosts the body's metabolism, proper functioning of metabolism is also very necessary to reduce weight. By doing intermittent fasting, you avoid taking extra calories and eating junk food, which is helpful in reducing weight.

Intermittent fasting increases Human Growth Hormone (HGH) slightly, Human Growth Hormone helps in repairing muscles and their growth. In addition, this hormone is also helpful in boosting metabolism and reducing weight.

Intermittent Fasting Side Effects

After knowing the benefits of intermittent fasting, it is also very important to know the side effects of intermittent fasting.

This is a new experience for your body so it may take some time for the body to understand it. The side effects of intermittent fasting can be as follows.

In intermittent fasting, you have to stay in fasting for 12 -16 hours a day, due to which there can be a weakness in the body, headache, or dizziness. This can happen in the initial days of fasting. After fasting for one to two weeks, the body will become accustomed to it, then you will not have to face such problems.

In intermittent fasting, you have to be hungry for most of the day, due to which your temperament can change and irritability can increase. This can happen in the initial days of fasting.

After fasting, there is a very strong appetite, due to which many people take a lot of food at a time. Due to which their weight does not reduce at all, such people again often complain that we did not get any benefit from intermittent fasting.

To get the benefits of intermittent fasting, you do not have to do this at all and break the fasting in the same way as mentioned above.

It has been seen that the benefits of intermittent fasting are seen very fast in the beginning. But as time goes on, its effect also starts decreasing. There is rapid weight loss in the beginning, but after some time the weight remains stable in one place and decreases very slowly.

During intermittent fasting, the body is in dire need of a healthy diet. If the body does not get proper nutrition, then many side effects can be seen in its body. Your diet should contain the proper amount of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.
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