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Intermittent Fasting Diet Guide and Cookbook: A Complete Guide to 16:8, OMAD, 5:2, Alternate-day, and More

Intermittent Fasting Diet Guide and Cookbook: A Complete Guide to 16:8, OMAD, 5:2, Alternate-day, and More

by Becky Gillaspy

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Overview

Do less and benefit more with the all-encompassing Intermittent Fasting Diet Guide, and start your journey to a happy and healthier lifestyle.

Introducing the Intermittent Fasting Diet Guide brought to you by Dr. Becky Gillaspy, who assures that ​​intermittent fasting is the solution to dropping pounds and boosting your overall health, and it won't leave you feeling hungry!

Heard of the phrase, but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Intermittent fasting works by restricting the window of time in which you eat food, for example only eating two meals per day within an 8-hour time period. It is a key therapeutic tool for a variety of hormone- and health-related concerns, and in turns aids weight loss. 

So what are you waiting for? Dive straight in to discover: 
- The fasting strategies available to you and learn how to select the best one to suit your individual needs and goals
- Learn about the best foods to eat for weight loss and decide which diet is best for you
- Select a meal plan that’s already fine-tuned your suggested macronutrient intake
- Enjoy over 50 delicious recipes that are rich in flavor and high in nutrients. 

This wonderful wellness book is accessible, easy-to-read, and is structured into two parts. 
 
Part 1 will help to uncover the science of fasting and identify your goals by selecting one of various fasting programs. Choose from several eating patterns: the 16/8 method; the Warrior Diet; the 5:2 diet; intuitive fasting and alternate-day fasts. Learn the answers to any burning questions you may have, such as  ‘Can I drink water and coffee while fasting?’ and ‘Is it okay to exercise while intermittent fasting?

In Part 2, discover a plethora of meal plans and low-carb recipes that will aid your fasting diet. Meal plans are developed so that food leaves you satisfied for hours or even days. With lower carb, higher fat, and moderate protein, recipes offer you the key nutrition you need to make your fasts productive and sustainable.

Dr. Becky Gillaspy is your fasting coach and will be with you every step of the way! With thorough up-to-date research and action-ready plans, you will be well on your way to achieving a more healthy, adaptable body with this easy-to-navigate nutrition book.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781465497666
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 12/22/2020
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 76,214
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dr. Becky Gillaspy, DC, is the creator of DrBeckyFitness.com. Her two YouTube channels, Dr. Becky Gillaspy and 2 Fit Docs (co-starring her husband Dr. Keith Gillaspy), together have garnered millions of views. Dr. Becky graduated summa cum laude with research honors from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1991. She has worked as an on-air health consultant for a local ABC TV affiliate and spent most of her professional career teaching a range of college courses, from anatomy to nutrition.

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

Part I A Guide to Fasting 11

1 This Is How We Eat 13

2 Why Fast + Who Should Do It? 21

3 The Science of Fasting 33

4 Different Approaches to Fasting 51

5 Making Your Goal + Deciding on a Fasting Method 69

6 What Should You Eat? 83

7 The Ins + Outs of Fasting 101

Part 2 Meal Plans + Recipes 119

The Meal Plans 120

Stocking Your Low-Carb Pantry 123

Low-Carb Meal Plan 126

Keto Meal Plan 128

Dairy-Free Meal Plan 130

Vegetarian Meal Plan 131

8 Eggs + Low-Carb Twists on Grains 133

9 Big Fat Salads 153

10 One-Pan Entrées + Protein Headliners 173

11 Sides + Basics 199

Endnotes 210

Index 216

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