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Fast. Feast. Repeat.

Gin Stephens

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Writer and podcaster Gin Stephens presents a well-researched, practical beginner's guide to intermittent fasting for health and weight loss.

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Fast. Feast. Repeat.

Fast. Feast. Repeat.

by Gin Stephens

Overview

You might think that fasting is specific to religious practices like Lent and Ramadan. But years of rigorous scientific research have proven the health benefits of short term, regular fasting for nearly everyone.

After decades of failed fad diets, Gin Stephens was still at an unhealthy weight and was fed up. The former school teacher turned to intermittent fasting, or IF, and without changing what she ate, lost 80 pounds. She kept it off for good.

Today, Stephens is a bestselling author and podcaster. Although weight loss is a common goal of intermittent fasting, Stephens takes a deep dive into the research to highlight the overall improvements it can provide for a number of diseases and health problems.

Favorite quote

Realize that intermittent fasting isn't a diet. The word diet refers to the foods you eat, and intermittent fasting is about when you eat, not what.

- Gin Stephens

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