While many would think skipping most of your daily meals is the wrong way to diet, one Harvard doctor disagrees.
Diets based on intermittent fasting have begun to go viral throughout the past couple of years. Everything from the 5:2 diet to the the ‘two weeks on, two weeks off’ intermittent eating plan has gained popularity, but this particular new diet is a bit more extreme.
One Meal Per Day
Dubbed the ‘one meal a day diet’, this concept simply means that you can get your required calories, nutrition, and routine energy from only a single meal, rather than what has previously been recommended, three meals in addition to snacks, reported Get the Gloss.
An Oxford and Harvard educated doctor named Xand Van Tulleken insists that in addition to scientific endorsement, this approach may prove to be significantly more convenient to dieters than other recommended eating plans. He also believes it could produce actual weight-lost results better than counting calories.
In a book recently published by Dr Tulleken, entitled How to Lose Weight Well, he explains how there is a “large amount of medical evidence that indicates fasting is a safe and effective way of losing weight.”
While how the diet actually works isn’t detailed in the book, “some researchers describe fasting as being a good kind of stress on your body, like exercise, and that it promotes fat burning.”
In addition, this means that contrary to traditional diets, you can actually enjoy eating what you want, within reason of course. It also prevents you from having to rely on ingredients that are exp