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2. Types of Fasting

Time-restricted eating usually involves abstaining from food for periods of 12-16 hours. This is also referred to as "intermittent fasting." For example, you might choose to begin eating at 10 am, and stop at 8 pm. The interim is a fasting period, which includes sleep. Other types of fasting include alternate-day fasting: eating a small number of calories every other day, interspersed with days of normal food intake. The "warrior diet" involves eating fruits and vegetables primarily during the day, and having a well-balanced meal each evening. The right method for you depends on your size, gender, and health, and will ideally be advised by a doctor or nutritionist.

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