Which protocol to take? What’s the best way to fast for you? What to do when carving or fatigue?

Food Psychology: FASTING


This research is on fasting; moreover, break it down into two parts of fasting: INTERMITTENT FASTING (IF) & RELIGION FASTING. Please do research on the history of fasting, why people fast for religion and a type of fasting which is intermittent fasting. For religion, focus on Christian and Muslim fasting. Such as the reason for fasting, what the eat and can not eat during fast, and the result of Christian and Muslim fasting.

Define fasting, History (decades on fasting), Reasons for fasting (grew popular over time in all culture) & Benefits of fasting

A) Religion B) Weight Loss I.F C) Mental Health D) Clinical


Focus on Muslim and Christian for religion, spiritual and mental sharpness, mental clarity, rely on God, deny physical needs, fasting shows that our hunger for God surpassed our hunger for anything else, stay firm in faith and discipline, focus and hear God’s voice, spend time with God, purifies and strengthens your spirit, result actual changes to your body, remove toxins and impurities both physically and spiritually


(Intermittent Fasting): increase growth hormone, decrease insulin, skip fewer meals, caloric deficit, autophagy, help with fat loss struggle, control hungry, prevents weight gain, eating three meals and snacking as we been taught is wrong and opposite of fasting, fasting can help strengthen digestive system to absorb food and nutrients because over eating will not give time for your system to digestive


decrease stress factor and acute short term mild stress, good for body, benefits for the brain, sleep deprivation, more production of neurotropic factors which protect the brain, “”


disease prevention, obesity, diabetes such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease such as cancer, neurological disorder such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, fasting have clinical efficacy

Fasting is a great concepts of food psychology with medical support behind it and it provide overall benefits. However, there’s a bad to good. Fasting can be consider to not have enough guidance or maybe with it’s popularity, it can be consider to have too much opinions/directions on how to fast.

Which protocol to take? What’s the best way to fast for you? What to do when carving or fatigue?