In this video were discussing which is better,
one meal a day or intermittent fasting. Hi I am Dr. Zyrowski from If your new to the channel, it is such a pleasure
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can help you excel your health and your life. In this video we are talking about the one
meal a day diet versus intermittent fasting. This is a question we get quite often, which
one should I do? Which one is better for me? Which one do you recommend, so I hope we clear
this up for you. Now when you look at the 16 and 8 method. If you are not familiar with it essentially
what it means is you are fasting for 16 hours and you are eating all your meals within a
8 hour period. Now when you look at one meal a day diet. Essentially what this means is you are fasting
for 23 hours and consuming all your meals, all your calories within a one-hour period. The thing is about both of these methods is
they both have incredible health benefits. Let’s go ahead an start with the first one
here which is fat loss. Now you are going to get fat loss because
you are going to burn through those stores and tap in your fat stores for energy. Then you are going to start burning through
those fat stores for energy. The next thing on the list is it is going
to boost immunity. This is going to help you fight off viruses,
bacteria all the things that can make you sick. It is also going to help decrease inflammation. So, all the inflammation that leads to chronic
disease down the road. All the inflammation in the joints that are
making you not feel well, giving you all the aches and pains. It is going to decrease that. Now it is also going to increase hormone sensitivity. Hormones that are responsible for weight loss
for instant insulin, gremlin. It is going to improve the way their functioning
and then it is going to boost growth hormone. You are going to boost anti-aging effects
in the body and you are also going to boost testosterone and you will boost recovery from
an injury or working out, whatever it is. These are the major benefits that it offers
you and when we look at the one meal a day versus the 16:8 method. The 16 and 8 is a really great place to start
if you have never done this. What it means is essentially you are not eating
late into the night and you are skipping breakfast. Many people do this unknowingly. When they see what the intermittent fasting
is they go well I actually already do that now that I think of it. The thing about 16 and 8 is it is more socially
acceptable. So, you don’t have to skip meals like lunch
with your friends, family or coworkers. Like you do with one meal a day. When you are on the 16 and 8 you can still
enjoy that lunch, that community setting and eating those meals together with the people
that you love. Now, the other thing that is really good about
16 and 8. Is it is great to start if you are suffering
some sort of condition. If you have a condition and you are not really
sure about fasting, but you really want to try fasting instead of doing a three day fast
or one meal a day, 16:8 is a incredible place to start. Remember you are still getting all these incredible
benefits from it. Now when we look at one meal a day, it is
a little harder to do because you are eating all your meals in one sitting. The thing about one meal a day is many people
love it. They don’t have to focus on what their going
to do for lunch. They don’t have to focus on a good healthy
lunch. They just have to focus on one meal and sitting
down once to eat during the day. It saves them a lot of time and they like
the way they feel on one meal a day. At the end of all of this it is really your
preference. Let me share what I think of the two and what
I think you should do and how I do it. Now when it comes to anything to do with your
health the important aspect of the entire thing is what is sustainable. When we look at OMAD versus 16:8. The thing is most people like to join a camp
where they only do OMAD or they only do 16:8. That is the end all be all. The thing that is most important thing when
you look at both of these, it needs to be sustainable. It needs to be something you can sustain for
a long period of time, in order to improve your health for a lifetime. Now when we look at the benefits that are
offered here they are not amplified that much when you do OMAD. If you are doing 16:8 and it puts you out
of your comfort zone to do OMAD and it is not socially acceptable then don’t do it
because it is not going to be a game changer. If you love OMAD and it works well for you
then continue doing it. Now, what I do, and I think is best is to
do cycle fasting. What that means is some days you do OMAD and
some days you do intermittent fasting. The reason for this is because just like anything
in life your body peaks or Plato’s when you do the same thing consistently every single
day. For instance, if you follow the same workout
routine or you follow the same diet for weight loss, typically you Plato and you need to
change things up. What I have done for a long period of time
and makes it sustainable for me and makes it socially acceptable for me is some days
out of the week I will do OMAD, and some days I’ll do intermittent fasting and at least
one day every week which is typically Sunday because we like to have a big family brunch
together, I will go and do neither of them. So, we will have a big family breakfast and
get together, so neither of these fit into that day. So, I do both of these throughout the week
and one day I do neither of them. So that way my body is not getting used to
one meal a day, it is not getting used to intermittent fasting and it is not getting
used to eating a breakfast every day. I am constantly changing it up and as a result
of that it seems to help, seems to be more efficient, more effective and more socially
acceptable and sustainable for me. Those are my thoughts on one meal a day and
intermittent fasting. I don’t believe you should be stuck in a
certain camp. I really believe you should do what is best
for you and you should cycle through both of them and out of them to get the best results. Give this video a thumbs up, share it with
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section below tell me what you do. Which one you do and like better and a matter
of fact, do you cycle through them like I do? Then check out my other videos that can help
you improve your health and well being. I’ll see you in the next video.