Intermittent fasting or cleansing

intermittent fastingIntermittent fasting or cleansing is a question we get asked very frequently.   The photos you will see in this post use a cleansing program which uses an intermittent fasting protocol.  I will explain the program used for the people in all of these photos.  There are thousands more testimonials from people who have lost 10 lbs up to 400 lbs.

Intermittent Fasting or Cleansing variations

The first form of intermittent fasting, alternate day fasting (ADF), is a 24-hour fast followed by a 24-hour non-fasting period.  Another way is to choose fasting 23 hours with one meal per day.

With some fasting they allow the consumption of a limited amount of low-calorie beverages such as coffee or tea.  Isagenix offers a healthy coffee

Modified fasting involves limiting caloric intake (e.g., 20% of normal) on fasting days rather than none at all which is a popular method.

Various ratios such as 5:2 diet are seen in a variety of websites and groups on the Internet.  It consists of  two non consecutive days per week and consumed 400-500 calories (women) or 500-600 calories (men) during the fasting.

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Why has the Isagenix program become so popular?

Isagenix cleanseNot many programs have peer reviewed studies to prove they have a superior program.  It was done with the collaboration of Skidmore College, the results were astounding.  It was published in Nutrition Journal and Nutrition and Metabolism and it enforced

The study serves as clinical substantiation for Isagenix systems for healthy weight loss and also adds to advance our understanding of the relationship between diet, nutrition and health.

Isagenix Research and Development team devotes time to communicating new scientific developments to Isagenix Associates through events, podcasts, and articles found through their personal websites.  If you would like more information or links to these articles, please contact me at the toll free number above.  If you would like to join a great team of educators I would love to hear from you.

With the Isagenix program you can do a 30 day detox.  The video below explains what a cleanse day would be like.  Too many people think of cleansing as frequent trips to the washroom.  This video should clear up the misconceptions.


Another good reason for cleansing or Intermittent Fasting is not something that people talk about, but should be aware.  This video will explain it better

Incorporating healthier food into a cleansing or intermittent fasting program is very important.  That is why Isagenix offers healthy protein shakes and vitamins that are lacking in your diet.  So when you do an intermittent fasting, on your eating days you are getting the best nutrition.  Studies are showing that we are losing all the vitamins and minerals we once had in our vegetables because of over farming, chemicals etc.


Look at the health food aisles in your grocery store, which will give you an idea of just how many people are turning to healthier alternatives.  Isagenix offers a complete 30 day program which includes a dairy free, gluten free options.  The best part is the company offers a 30 day money back guarantee on the products. There are also local events where you can try the products.

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Intermittent Fasting in the News

Millions of people can attest to the benefits of cleansing/fasting from the USA, Canada, Australia who are using the Isagenix 30 day program. The links below are from a variety of sources on the subject of Intermittent Fasting and Cleansing:

Lose fat, burn fat, is an Australian website.  Promoting good health just like the Isagenix program

Another great post from an individual who lost weight and felt great.

Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute researchers have conducted observational intermittent fasting studies over the last decade, examining the effect of fasting for lower risk of coronary artery disease and diabetes among people who fast routinely for decades for religious or other purposes.

Dr. Lee Evslin is a retired physician. He has lived and practiced on Kauai since 1979. He also served as the CEO of Kauai Medical Clinic and Wilcox Hospital.. He wrote a column on short-term, intermittent fasting becoming the new fad for weight loss.

CNN did a great article on Intermittent fasting


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