Put an End to Overeating

Put an End to Overeating

No matter how hard you try to restrain yourself, do you always end up eating more calories than you should?

It’s not your fault. Our appetites exceed our caloric requirements. 

So how can you manipulate your natural instinct to overeat? The answer is intermittent fasting.

Implement the following 3 steps:

Step 1:

Stop eating all the time! This is as simple as skipping breakfast. Instead of eating from the moment you wake up until you go to bed (which represents approximately 15 waking hours), try eating only from noon until 8pm (8 hours). If you tend to pig out at night, then try eating only from 5pm until 9pm (4 hours). It’s much harder to eat 3000 calories during a 4-hour eating window compared to eating 3000 calories during a 15-hour eating window. A narrower eating window will minimize the chances of overconsumption.

Step 2:

Place your eating window during a time when you tend to eat the most. For most people, this occurs at night. You are less likely to over-consume if you only eat at night. You are more likely to over-consume if you eat at night, but also consume lunch and breakfast!

Step 3:

Break your fast with loads of vegetables, as well as lean protein. If you are hunting through your cupboards at night for junk to eat, it's probably because you didn't sufficiently fill your belly with a truckload of veggies and lean protein. Could you add more veggies to your plate next time? (this is referred to as the principle of volumetrics and it will prevent you from over-consuming).

volumetrics

Next Step:

Get started with my Fat Loss Fast System so you can start fasting today! Not only will you will learn why fasting works so well for fat loss, but you will also learn how easy it is to implement fasting into your lifestyle.

That’s why I break my fast with tons of vegetables and eat during a 4 to 8 hour window in the afternoon/evening. If I ate any longer than 8 hours, or earlier than noon, I’d end up eating more calories than I should.

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Dr. Sara Solomon is the creator of the Fat Loss Fast System about Intermittent Fasting and Flexible Dieting. She has degrees from McGill University in dentistry (DMD) and physical therapy (B.Sc. PT). She is also a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, ACE personal trainer, NASM fitness nutrition specialist, Mad Dogg Spinning Instructor, Certified Level 2 Buddy Lee Jump Rope Trainer and Ambassador, a Team Bodybuilding.com and BSN athlete, and a retired PRO Fitness Model. Her passion is teaching others how to fuel and move well.

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