Can you drink alcohol during a fast? I assure you I'd love the answer to be yes. As a person who practices intermittent fasting once or twice a week, I can tell you that there have been days were I've considered breaking a fast solely for a nice pint of Guinness. It doesn't happen often, but when it does, I will think of every excuse in the book outlining why I should be … [Read more...] about Alcohol and Fasting
Every other day fasting
Hi Brad, First off, thank you for the amazing book. It is really changing my life. I would like to know, I have seen you on Youtube say that the Eat Stop Eat lifestyle is limited to 1 or 2 days of fasting for flexibility and that more days of fasting would be too intrusive. I find that it would be no trouble at all fasting on three separate days (Mon-Wed-Fri) for me. Do … [Read more...] about Fasting 3 times per week
I’ve just returned from a relaxing extended weekend in Nova Scotia, Canada.One of the highlights of the trip was a 4 day jaunt through Cape Breton following the Cabbot trail, where not only was I exposed to some purely breath taking views, but was also forced to go 4 days without internet or cell phone access…YIKES!(The view from the Cabbot trail)(Baby and Mother Moose)After … [Read more...] about Things to do in Nova Scotia
I just read an interesting article on Scientific American about the possibility that HGH might be able to reduce the brain damage caused by the abuse of opiate drugs.In case it wasn't obvious, abusing drugs can damage cells in the brain. The cool thing is that Growth Hormone has the ability to help new cells grow in that area (neurogenesis).Now here is the interesting part, the … [Read more...] about Fasting AND Memory
Greetings from Orlando, Florida!After having enough of shoveling snow, horrible winter driving, and being cold all the time, I've taken a week off to visit West Gate Vacation Villas in Orlando Florida.Brier traveled awesome in the plane, and has been a little gem for the whole vacation (she's saving up the drama for when she becomes a teenager!).My wife and I both fasted on the … [Read more...] about Did you read that blog post on intermitent fasting?