Intermittent fasting (IF) is an increasingly popular method to control weight and improve health. Intermittent fasting is a term used to describe eating patterns that include periods (of varying duration) of fasting between meals. While many of us have only learned of intermittent fasting over the last few years, intermittent fasting has actually long been incorporated into religious and spiritual practices. Assistant research professor at the Catholic University of America and New York Times bestselling author Jay W. Richards discusses historical and present-day intermittent fasting, covering topics such as:
In this episode, Jay Richards also discusses his upcoming book, Eat, Fast, Feast, in which he further discusses the multifaceted benefits of intermittent fasting. Tune in for a fascinating discussion of this intersection between science and religion. To pre-order Eat, Fast, Feast or purchase Richards’ other bestselling books collection (including The Privileged Plan, The Hobbit Party, and Money, Greed and God), visit Amazon or Barnes & Noble.