intermittent fasting signs

How do I know if intermittent fasting is working good [5 Signs]


If you’re trying Intermittent Fasting, How do I know if intermittent fasting is working? Today I’m sharing some signs to discover So that you can pinpoint when Intermittent Fasting is starting to kick into action

How do I know If Intermittent Fasting Is Working?

Because Intermittent Fasting has a unique system for reacting weight loss and energy production, there are a few signs to know when Intermittent Fasting starts to work.

#1 You’re Not Hungry

Intermittent Fasting reduces hunger this is called lipolysis means that it increases the process of fat burning.

The fat burning process increases naturally by allowing the fat-storing hormone insulin decreases during fasting. This fat burning process provides a constant source of energy for the body to use, which then signals that you don’t need to eat.

#2 Body Fat percentage % Is Going Down

A 2022 review of Intermittent Fasting and weight loss found that Intermittent Fasting primarily uses fat as body energy. Intermittent Fasting is also unique in that it has been found to naturally boost muscle protecting hormones, such as GH hormone. This combination helps to increase fat burning while sparing muscle mass.

#3 Insulin sensitivity

Good intermittent Fasting Increases insulin sensitivity as indicated by reduced fasting glucose and insulin levels by Equilibration of heart rate and blood pressure.

#4 Increased Energy Levels

Autophagy One of the more well-known perks of Intermittent Fasting is that it stimulates cellular cleanup. This process cleans out dysfunctional mitochondria (the energy factory) and cells that aren’t efficient at creating energy. This cleaning process makes room for more high-performing cells and mitochondria to thrive and delivers more stable energy levels. Not to mention that increasing fat metabolism (breaking down fat) provides a very stable and more reliable source of energy than glucose.

#5 Decreased Sugar Cravings

With the inherent increase in fat burning mechanisms with intermittent fasting comes a decrease in sugar cravings. Sugar cravings are largely physiological. It is often a sign that you did not eat enough protein/fat in your last meal or that the body relies on sugar/glucose as an energy source. When we switch to using fat as fuel during the fasting period, it can help reduce sugar cravings. The only caveat is if you break your fast with a meal that is high in sugar/starch, which can quickly hamper your intermittent fasting results. That’s why a complete intermittent fasting package focuses on foods rich in protein, fat, and fibre, like the Blueberry Hemp Smoothie, pictured below.

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