The word “fasting” provokes images in my mind of weeks with no food, hunger pangs, out of body experiences, protesting injustices and just bad thoughts. So when I first came across an article on Marks Daily Apple, I paid no attention. Surely I could get fit and healthy without starving myself. But more and more I was seeing the term pop up on various web sites and I was intrigued.
First off, intermittent fasting (IF) is not a one size fits all. There are various ways to IF which is what drew my attention. Nerd Fitness describes IF as: