What meals are healthy during Intermittent Fasting?

by - April 01, 2019

Intermittent fasting is very simple. It's a very simple process that involves abstaining from food for a specific period of time for health reasons, religious reasons and others.

Intermittent Fasting requires patience, focus and perseverance because it is not easy to pull off at all.

Intermittent Fasting is the new wave all over the world, in the weight loss community and in the Keto community right now.

If you can't practice self-control, it might be hard to pull through the Fast.

In this article, we will be looking at the different types of meals you can eat during Intermittent Fasting and the ones that you can't eat.

Firstly, You should know that you have an Eating Window and a Fasting Window.

 During the Fasting period, you are not expected to eat any thing except drink water and other non-caloric beverages.

So, the question of whether to eat during Intermittent Fasting is pretty clear in answer.

We can only advise you on what to eat during your Eating Window to accelerate the results of your Intermittent Fasting on your body. This is if you are fasting for weight loss.

If you are fasting to lose weight, then you can't just eat any type of food during your Eating Window, you will be jeopardizing your fasting efforts so far.

It doesn't make sense if you abstain from eating for long hours only for you to spoil the results of your abstinence by binging on high caloric foods and junks.

Below is list of foods you can eat during your Eating Window.
You can also check out Healthy drinks for IF here.


Foods you can eat during the Eating Window.

1. Beans

Beans and other leguminous crops should be an important part of your diet during your Eating time. Beans helps to reduce body weight significantly. You can add Black Beans, Green Beans, Peas and Lentils to your diet.

2. Fruits, Vegetables and Roots.

Roots like Potato, fruits like Avocado and vegetables like Broccoli are very good for you. Vegetables help you to feel full in the stomach which is very important once you begin your Fast.

3. Fish

Fish is very high in vitamin D, Omega-3 Fatty acids, fats and proteins. Fish is highly recommended in your diet throughout your day. You should eat a lot of Fish because it contains lots of nutrients that will help with your weight loss and helps improve your brain function as well. Eat Fish during your Eating Window, it is very important.

4. Foods with high Fiber contents.

High Fiber foods like Whole Grains, also help you when you eat them before your Fast. As they give you the needed stamina to get through the Fast. Whole Grains like Maize, Rice are very healthy for you.


In conclusion, you can see from the above that we explained that there are a number of foods that you are advised to eat during the Eating Window. And you can also see that you can only take non-calorie beverages during your Fasting Window.

You can also add eggs, nuts and berries to your diet during your Eating Time as they also have immense benefits on the body.

We hope you learnt a lot from this article, and we hope that you achieve your aim with weight loss.


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