The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting
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The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting Audiobook by Jimmy Moore, Dr. Jason Fung is a book highlighting the importance and benefits of fasting. The authors explain the therapeutic benefits of fasting like weight loss and reduction in inflammation. It is also important to have proper understanding of fasting as it is not starvation and not living on a permanent low-calorie count.
Low-calorie diets and fasting produce different set of results. When eating a low-calorie diet, the body is still eating so the body believes that it has to survive with lower calories and as a result, it may respond by slowing metabolism. Fasting tells the body to tap on the existing reserves.
The author then goes on to discuss the historical background of fasting. Most of the societies and cultures have practiced fasting, but the western industrialized societies have not paid much attention to it. The reasons are mostly hidden in the commercial interests of the food and consumption companies. The author also goes on to demystify the myths associated with fasting.
The problems of weight loss and diabetes is also discussed in the book. The considerable benefits which fasting can offer against chronic diseases like Alzheimer's, heart diseases and other inflammatory conditions are also highlighted. The techniques to manage hunger and successfully adopt fasting is also provided by the author.
The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting Audiobook by Jimmy Moore, Dr. Jason Fung is a comprehensive book on fasting. The author discusses the concepts and history of fasting and the benefits offered by it in a comprehensive manner.
The book has great colored graphics which create a positive impact and facilitate better understanding of the subject being discussed. The book has been written in a simple manner and is easy to understand which is one of its strong points. The book also has great research material and references. This is a recommended book for readers planning to start fasting and reaping the benefits from it.