That being said, here is what your body might experience on various intermittent fasting schedules According to this study, If you eat late, when you go to bed you will be preferentially burning carbs, delaying the time in which your body flips into fat- burning mode. Like I have said before…I am NO doctor or expert. This is pure magic because I could literally put away an entire box of candy without issue. Image zoom. By Paige Jarreau, PhD. Fasting also triggers the body to produce more antioxidants that help clean up ROS.
In case you missed it, you can read all the details and see the shocking results of Week 1 and Week 2 in my posts here and here. Week 3 brought on some challenges along with some major victories! On Instagram I joked about the hilarious mental cravings I got in Week 1. Truth be told those first 3 days were the hardest, as if my mind was going into a full revolt! Week 2 was absolutely easier, as I was riding on a motivation high and the momentum from week one and its results. Now…Week 3. Truth be told, I think they were driven hormonally as well. And come 8 pm, alllllllllll I could think about was a Cheeseburger and Fries. Which is a little weird considering I had given up red meat prior to being pregnant with baby 3. After a few days of this mental ping pong of emotions, I frankly got really frustrated. It was starting to drive me bananas and I honestly was tired of a burger consuming my evening thoughts. So, I did what felt right and Brian and I planned for a late night at home date night.
Intermittent fasting is becoming a popular term to describe a range of different eating schedules and approaches to off-and-on calorie restriction. I decided to consult Peeke in search of answers. My diet was whatever too. Another pleasant surprise this week…my clothes are beginning to fit! Cervical Cancer Edition. And as my body fat percentage got lower, I started to see some veins popping out of my biceps, forearms, and calves. Varady has researched the effects of intermittent fasting.