Advertisement

2. What is Fasting Mimicking?

Fasting mimicking is an eating plan that tricks your body into entering a fasting state. By dropping your calorie intake to very low levels, you can trick your body into thinking that you are fasting, and still retain proper nutrition levels. Instead of abstaining from food completely like a traditional fast, you still consume small amounts of food in a way that produces the health benefits of fasting. You'll consume a very low amount of calories, focusing on nutrient-dense foods and healthy dietary fats. A fasting mimicking diet typically lasts five days.

938210248

strelov / Getty Images

Advertisement

Disclaimer

This site offers information designed for educational purposes only. You should not rely on any information on this site as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or as a substitute for, professional counseling care, advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with a physician or other healthcare professional.