For this type of intermittent fast, individuals can eat their normal, healthy diet 5 days per week, while the other two days (preferably non-consecutive) are dedicated to fasting. During each fasting day, the person will restrict their caloric intake to no more than 600 calories for men and 500 calories for women.
How to Fast
More and more people are practicing fasting to lose weight and improve their health, but do we really know how to fast to achieve the desired effects? Below are three of the main types of fasting categories currently being used and how to best incorporate them into your lifestyle for optimal results.