I started doing intermittent fasting in June 2016 and it has been quite a journey. 8 months later I’m down 8 kilo (17 pounds for you yankees)  but it hasn’t been a straight line and in the mean time I’ve noticed a number of other benefits that have little to do with weight loss.

In this post, I share my personal experience. None of this should be taken as advice. Find out what works for you and consult your doctor if needed before doing anything drastic.

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What is intermittent fasting?

Intermittent fasting is fasting for a limited period of time. You can choose how long and how often you fast. It is not a fixed regime, there are a lot of different ways to do intermittent fasting. I will go into some of these in this post.

The best source I found about (intermittent) fasting is a book called The Complete Guide To Fasting by Dr. Jason Fung.

It’s a great book that I can recommend to everyone who wants to learn more about fasting before trying it. Continue reading