Tag: fasting

  • Fasting, Autophagy and Loose Skin – How Fasting Can Promote Autophagy To Help with Loose Skin from Weight Loss

    Fasting, Autophagy and Loose Skin – How Fasting Can Promote Autophagy To Help with Loose Skin from Weight Loss

    Autophagy and Loose Skin You’ve finally lost some of those extra pounds, and starting to feel good about yourself. You feel good, that is until you notice that hanging loose skin around your upper arms or that extra sagging skin around your stomach that just won’t seem to go away. That loose upper arm skin or “bat wings”…

  • Does drinking lemon water break a fast?

    Does drinking lemon water break a fast?

    If you’re doing either intermittent fasting or longer extended fasts, one question that typically comes up is what foods will break your fast. Drinking lemon water is a common drink for me while intermittent fasting (along with sparkling or carbonated water like Pelligrino or Perrier). I enjoy the lemon water because of the added flavor…

  • Can you chew gum while intermittent fasting?

    Can you chew gum while intermittent fasting?

    Some people may be concerned about common habits that may break their fast including if chewing gum would break their nutritional fast. The answer really depends on how strict you want to be about defining what breaks a fast. Some people very rigid and say that taking in any type of calories taking a break…