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The benefits of intermittent fasting

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I’ve long thought that the human body was not meant to run on empty, that fasting was done mainly for religious reasons or political protest. Otherwise we needed a reliably renewed source of fuel to function optimally, mentally, emotionally and physically. Personal experience reinforced that concept; I’m not pleasant to be around when I’m hungry. There’s even an official name for that state of mind, confirmed by research: Hangry! But prompted by recent enthusiasm for fasting among people concerned about their health, weight or longevity, I looked into the evidence for possible benefits — and risks — of what researchers call intermittent fasting. Popular regimens range from ingesting few if any calories all day every other day or several times a week to fasting for 16 hours or more every day. A man I know in his early 50s said he had lost 12 pounds (5.4kg) in about two months on what he calls the 7-11 diet: He eats nothing from 7pm until 11am the next day, every day. I w

The diet of the jungle: How celebrities lost a combined 75kg in three weeks

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I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! The Temple Of Doom with Tyson Mayr  MERV Hughes is the biggest loser in the jungles of southern Africa, dropping drastic 14 pounds in three weeks he has starred in I'm a celebrity, get me out of here. In total, the 11 celebrity contestants have lost 75.6kg combined with former cricketer shed the most weight. Extreme weight loss can be attributed to the miserable rations jungle celebrities, including former AFL great Barry Hall, identity means Chrissie Swan, The Brady Bunch star Maureen McCormick and former MasterChef winner Julie Goodwin, happen daily . That coupled with the stress of having to take eyeball juice, eating worms and bathing in a tub full of rats - all in the name of charity. The average weight loss per day for competitor is 3.97kg, while the total loss of weight is 23.5kg female and male total loss of weight is 52.1kg. Being on a diet of little more than rice and beans Hughes has been shrinking before our eyes. Whil

Fitness Tip of the Week

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This week, talks about the most effective ways to burn fat and lose weight with the help of regular aerobic exercise forms . Cardiovascular exercise burns calories , helping your body drop kilos more . Use a calorie calculator , such as MayoClinic.com to determine your estimated daily calorie needs . Subtract 1,000 calories per day from this estimation to lose 2 pounds per week. This restriction of 1000 calories can come from changes in diet or physical activity , or a combination. In addition to promoting weight loss , aerobic exercise reduces cardiovascular risk , lowers cholesterol and reduces the risk of certain chronic diseases. The College of Sports Medicine recommends that adults engage in 30 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise five days a week . Moderate exercise includes dancing, brisk walking , gardening or cycling. Alternatively, you can perform 20 minutes of vigorous aerobic exercise three days a week . Consider swim

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