If we are always eating food, we are continually spiking our insulin levels whenever we eat, and this can over time cause tremendous damage in our bodies. Whether it is fueling disease or obesity, eating all the time is never a good idea. We should only eat to fuel our body, not simply because we are bored, or get tempted and cannot resist when we see a cookie or slice of cake.
For many of us, eating has become a rather mindless act that we regularly engage in, it is just something habitual for us and we do not pay much attention. Eating frequent snacks and meals can cause great harm to our body and engaging in the opposite, periods of rest and fasting, can promote great wellness for the individual.
Time restricted eating or interval eating, intermittent fasting, are periods of time when you give your body that rest and that chance to not eat, there need to be these separate periods for your body. A time when you consume and fuel it up, and a period of rest.
Engaging in fasting has been known to promote a variety of health benefits and overall longevity. Fasting, time restricted eating where you fast for certain periods during the day, can help to boost your overall metabolism and improve your health. Longer periods of fasting have been linked with improving health and longevity and the best news is that it’s completely free. There are many benefits to limiting your eating time, scheduling when you are going to eat and fuel up your body.
If you engage in this time restricted eating approach not only will it save you valuable time from not having to prepare those meals, or go to the store or restaurant for a bite to eat, but it will also save you money too. Aside from those quick immediate benefits, there is also the long term benefits of improved health.
There are many reasons to engage in time restricted eating and for this reason it is an approach that continues to grow, being embraced by people around the world. Those following the approach might differ in what they eat when they do it, or how many calories they eat etc, but the main focus is the time restriction that you determine you will not eat and you give your body that rest period. This makes the time restricted eating diet a unique one.