After 4000+ Hours of Intermittent Fasting

Heikki Hellgren
4 min readMay 21, 2021
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It’s been almost a year now since I started intermittent fasting. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a method where you cycle between eating and fasting periods. The most common cycle is 16–8 where you fast for 16 hours and then eat during the last 8 hours.

For the most time I have followed the 16–8 plan but I have had some periods where I did 18–6 or even 20–4 cycles. I have also kept some…

Heikki Hellgren

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