Photos: 7 mistakes to avoid during intermittent fasting

Updated On Sep 23, 2021 04:54 PM IST
  • Intermittent fasting is the current fitness trend that everyone on social media is talking about. It is not just used to lose weight but also to improve overall health. Several studies suggest that intermittent fasting has powerful effects on the brain and may help you live longer.
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Several celebrities got into shape by following intermittent fasting. Recently, the news of comedian Bharti Singh losing 16 kgs by intermittent fasting took the internet by storm. If you are thinking of starting intermittent fasting then here are few mistakes you need to avoid to achieve your goal faster.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 23, 2021 04:54 PM IST

Several celebrities got into shape by following intermittent fasting. Recently, the news of comedian Bharti Singh losing 16 kgs by intermittent fasting took the internet by storm. If you are thinking of starting intermittent fasting then here are few mistakes you need to avoid to achieve your goal faster.(Unsplash)

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Not exercising while intermittent fasting: A lot of people who follow intermittent fasting think that IF alone is enough for them to lose weight. What they do not know is that it is the most ideal time to lose some more extra calories. Working out while intermittent fasting will help the body use up stored fat and lose weight faster.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 23, 2021 04:54 PM IST

Not exercising while intermittent fasting: A lot of people who follow intermittent fasting think that IF alone is enough for them to lose weight. What they do not know is that it is the most ideal time to lose some more extra calories. Working out while intermittent fasting will help the body use up stored fat and lose weight faster.(Unsplash)

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Breaking the fast: Unknowingly breaking your intermittent fast can bring a fast to a halt and cause an insulin response. Make sure to read the labels of your vitamins and supplements to avoid consuming what can cause an insulin release. (Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 23, 2021 04:54 PM IST

Breaking the fast: Unknowingly breaking your intermittent fast can bring a fast to a halt and cause an insulin response. Make sure to read the labels of your vitamins and supplements to avoid consuming what can cause an insulin release. (Unsplash)

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Not hydrating yourself enough: Not drinking enough fluids while intermittent fasting is going to lead to headaches, muscle cramps and leave you hungry. Ditch dairy based products and opt for water, black coffee, herbal teas.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Not hydrating yourself enough: Not drinking enough fluids while intermittent fasting is going to lead to headaches, muscle cramps and leave you hungry. Ditch dairy based products and opt for water, black coffee, herbal teas.(Unsplash)

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Eating a lot: Overeating immediately after your fast is going to shoot up your blood sugar and insulin levels instantly and can lead to headaches, nausea, and make you feel jittery.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Eating a lot: Overeating immediately after your fast is going to shoot up your blood sugar and insulin levels instantly and can lead to headaches, nausea, and make you feel jittery.(Unsplash)

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Eating the wrong foods: Eat nutritious foods like lean proteins, legumes, wholesome veggies, fruits etc. Have home-cooked meals and avoid processed foods. (Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Eating the wrong foods: Eat nutritious foods like lean proteins, legumes, wholesome veggies, fruits etc. Have home-cooked meals and avoid processed foods. (Unsplash)

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Consuming fewer calories: Eating less than 1200 calories during your eating window is not going to benefit your body. You might lose your muscle mass instead of increasing it.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Consuming fewer calories: Eating less than 1200 calories during your eating window is not going to benefit your body. You might lose your muscle mass instead of increasing it.(Unsplash)

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Giving up when the results don't show immediately: You have to be patient while intermittent fasting and not give up in a few weeks just because you cannot see the results.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Giving up when the results don't show immediately: You have to be patient while intermittent fasting and not give up in a few weeks just because you cannot see the results.(Unsplash)

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