ergo-log.com

Definition: "An ergogenic aid is any substance or phenomenon that enhances performance "

about us

/

contact

/

22.05.2018


Eat only between 10 o'clock in the morning and 6 o'clock in the evening, and lose weight effortlessly

Eat only between 10 o'clock in the morning and 6 o'clock in the evening, and lose weight effortlessly
Eat whatever you want and, but only eat during a limited part of the day. Using this principle, obese indivualss can lose weight with relatively little effort. Nutritional scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago report this in Nutrition and Healthy Aging.

Study
The researchers experimented for 12 weeks with 2 groups of two dozen obese adults. The control group did not change its dietary pattern, but the experimental group were only allowed to eat between 10 o'clock in the morning and after 6 o'clock in the evening.

The control group ate from half past nine in the morning until half past eight in the evening.

Results
Althought the subjects in the experimental group were allowed to eat as much as they wanted in the 8 hours they could eat, nevertheless reduced their energy intake by 20 percent. That amounted to 341 kilocalories per day.


Eat only between 10 o'clock in the morning and 6 o'clock in the evening, and lose weight effortlessly


Eat only between 10 o'clock in the morning and 6 o'clock in the evening, and lose weight effortlessly



The effect of the reduced energy intake due to the intermittent fasting dietary pattern was - of course - weight loss. The subjects lost about 2 kilos.

The lean body mass of the subjects did not change.

Conclusion
"In summary, these findings suggest that 8-h time restricted feeding produces mild caloric restriction and weight loss in obese adults, without intentional calorie counting", the researchers summarize.

"These preliminary data offer promise for the use of time restricted feeding as a weight loss technique in obese adults, but longer-term, larger-scale randomized controlled trials will be required before solid conclusions can be reached."

Source:
Nutrition and Healthy Aging 4 (2018) 345-53.

More:
Skipping breakfast does not make you fatter (but it may make you slimmer) 23.03.2018
Experienced strength athletes lose fat by intermittent fasting, not muscle mass or strength 29.03.2017
Strength athletes perform no better or worse with time-restricted feeding 28.03.2017

Archives:
Intermittent Fasting
Weight Loss


Not eating a few hours before sleeping inhibits cancer cells
A lifestyle that involves eating and snacking at all times of the day boosts the synthesis of inflammatory factors, which stimulate cancer cells.

Fasting activates stem cells to regenerate tissues
If during a period of fasting the body no longer uses glucose as fuel, and starts to use fatty acids instead, stem cells get an incentive to regenerate old and damaged tissues.

Delay aging by eating fewer meals per day
If you want to live longer, or reduce your chance of developing chronic diseases such as type-2 diabetes, Parkinson's or Alzheimer's, then reduce the number of meals you eat daily.