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North Kansas City Public Library 613.2 BRILL 2020 (Text) 0001002378600 Nonfiction New Checked out 01/21/2021

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Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- About This Book -- Foolish Assumptions -- Icons Used in This Book -- Beyond the Book -- Where to Go from Here -- Part 1 Getting Started with Intermittent Fasting -- Chapter 1 The Lowdown on Intermittent Fasting, Just the Basics -- Defining Exactly What Intermittent Fasting Is (and Isn't) -- Recognizing the nuts and bolts of intermittent fasting -- Delving deeper into how intermittent fasting works -- Considering Your Intermittent Fasting Options -- Answering Your Frequently Asked Questions
Taking the First Steps of Change -- Chapter 2 Assessing Your Goals -- Understanding What a Healthy Weight Range Is for You -- Taking a self-inventory -- Considering your reasons for weight loss -- Setting your weekly SMART goals -- Calculating Your Healthy Weight Range -- Making friends with the scale -- Guesstimating accurately -- Using your Body Mass Index to see whether you're overweight -- Gauging your inches to link your weight and health -- Determining what a healthy percentage of body fat is for you -- Chapter 3 Verifying Calories As Your Last Resort
Examining How Your Intermittent Fasting Plan Is Going -- Explaining calorie surplus and deficit -- Studying Calories 101 -- Balancing your equation -- Calculating Your Ideal Calorie Range -- Curbing your calories in -- Expending your calories out -- Following the 80:20 rule -- Trying just one more time -- Chapter 4 Understanding the Link Between Weight and Health -- Discovering What the Scientists Know about Being Overweight -- Enumerating the numerous health risks of being overweight -- Seeing why where you store your fat matters -- Beating the Odds of Inheriting the Fat Genes
Part 2 Grasping the Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting -- Chapter 5 Navigating the Science of Intermittent Fasting -- Discerning What The Scientists Know about Intermittent Fasting -- How intermittent fasting affects your cells and hormones -- Flipping your metabolic switch -- Understanding Why Intermittent Fasting Works -- Illuminating the three metabolic states -- Examining the important role of ketones -- Discovering the facts on fat -- Revving up your metabolic rate -- Circling the Circadian Rhythm Connection -- Chapter 6 Identifying the Health Benefits to Intermittent Fasting
Comprehending Why Intermittent Fasting Is a Powerful Weight-Loss Tool -- Creating a sustainable calorie deficit -- Losing the fat and gaining muscle -- Seeing how intermittent fasting targets belly fat -- Discovering the Numerous Health Benefits to the Body -- Outlining the diseases/disorders affected -- Considering the mechanics behind the results -- Realizing the positive effects on the brain -- Identifying the benefits for longevity -- Renewing your body with autophagy -- Chapter 7 Determining Whether Intermittent Fasting Is Right for You -- Getting Permission from Your Personal Doctor
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Lose weight and belly fat, prevent disease, boost metabolism, and live longer!So, you want to begin an intermittent fasting plan and embark on a leaner, healthier and longer life? You probably have already heard about this wildly popular health and fitness diet plan. Intermittent fasting continues to be one of the top Google trending diet searches of the year. The truth is that intermittent fasting programs are popular because they are much easier to maintain than traditional, highly restrictive, calorie-controlled diets. Scientific studies show that intermittent fasting can have extraordinary health benefits such as: Promoting weight and body fat loss (especially stubborn belly fat)Stabilizing blood sugar levels, reducing insulin resistance, and managing diabetesIncreasing resistance to stress and suppressing inflammationImproving cardiovascular health including lowering resting heart rate, blood pressure and ٢bad٣ cholesterol levelsSupporting brain health and improving memoryFighting premature agingFostering a healthier gutBoosting psychological well-beingIf you are ready to get on the intermittent fasting bandwagon, then here is the perfect step-by-step guide to following an intermittent fasting plan of your choice. Whether it's the 16:8 method, the Warrior intermittent fasting plan; the Alternate Day intermittent fasting plan; the 5:2 method; or the Eat-Stop-Eat intermittent fasting plan. Too good to be true? No, but the trick-as with everything-is doing it in a safe and effective way and Intermittent Fasting For Dummies makes that easy, providing tried and true evidence-based advice and information about the five most popular methods and 40+ recipes that will suit any lifestyle or diet. Nutrition and fitness expert-and internationally recognized specialist in disease prevention-Janet Bond Brill shows you how to choose the method that suits you best, as well as guiding you through the science behind intermittent fasting, including how it ignites your fat-burning potential, promotes cellular repair, increases the production of growth hormone, and reduces insulin and blood sugar levels.Choose the right plan and stick to itMake more than 40 healthy and delicious nutritionist-approved mealsLose weight and body fat and keep it offImprove overall health and prevent diseaseWherever you are in your health journey-seeking weight loss, getting fitter, living a disease prevention lifestyle or building muscle-Intermittent Fasting For Dummies shows you how to make the science of "too good to be true" into a truly effective part of your regular, healthy routine.
Subject: Fasting.

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