Intermittent fasting is entirely or partially refraining from eating for a certain amount of time, before eating regularly again. It has gained popularity within the military community as a way to meet body composition standards and manage weight. Although the benefits of intermittent fasting are still being determined, here are some things we do know:
If you have questions about your nutrition, the Consortium on Health and Military Performance has developed military-specific resources, including a nutrient timing table, to help you reach your goals. Additionally, the Semper Fit Health Promotion Program is located at every installation and can help you with virtual or in-person 1-on-1 nutrition guidance or briefs for your unit. Check the contact information below to set your appointment today.
Heart disease remains the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. While heart disease is often viewed as something to worry about when you get older, an estimated six in 10 preventable heart disease and stroke deaths happen to people under age 65.
January is the perfect time to conduct a self-assessment and reset.
To do a life reset; no need to buy anything, go on a diet, start a fitness plan, join a club, or take a class. Just tune into that quiet, mindful, and wise place within
Unhealthy habits can creep into routines throughout the holiday season; eating things that are healthy, eating too much of those things, slacking off on exercise routines. Shake off the guilt and get back on track.