Monday 2 November 2020

Book Review: Intermittent Fasting for Dummie by Dr Janet Bond Brill (Non-Fiction / Health)

Title: Intermittent Fasting for Dummies
Author: Dr Janet Bond Brill
Publisher: For Dummies (Wiley)
Publication Date: 17 November 2020
eBook - EPUB
Genre: Non-Fiction / Health
Source: ARC via NetGalley

So, you want to begin an intermittent fasting plan and embark on a leaner, healthier and longer life? You probably have already heard about this wildly popular health and fitness diet plan. Intermittent fasting continues to be one of the top google trending diet searches of the year. If you are ready to get on the intermittent fasting bandwagon, then here is the perfect detailed guide to following an intermittent fasting plan of your choice. There are several variations of intermittent fasting, each one is outlined in a step-by-step plan for you to follow. Remember, you choose the style that works best for your lifestyle.

The science is in--intermittent fasting has extraordinary health benefits. Intermittent fasting is the key that unlocks everything from sustainable weight and fat loss (especially that stubborn belly fat) to increased mental clarity and a serious boost in energy. Simply by consuming all of your food within a designated time period, you can ramp up your metabolism, reduce the risk of disease, and supercharge your workout or diet programs. No tedious calorie counting, weighing, measuring, or denying yourself your favorite foods. Too good to be true? No, but the trick--as with everything--is doing it in a safe and effective way and
Intermittent Fasting For Dummies makes that easy, providing five of the most popular methods and 50+ recipes that will suit any lifestyle or diet.

Nutrition and fitness expert--and internationally recognized specialist in disease prevention--Janet Bond Brill shows you how to choose the method that suits you best, as well as guiding you through the science behind intermittent fasting, including how it ignites your fat-burning potential, promotes cellular repair, increases the production of growth hormones, and reduces insulin and blood sugar levels.

Choose the right plan and stick to it Make more than 40 health and delicious calorie-controlled meals Maintain your weight loss Improve overall health and prevent disease Wherever you are in your health journey--seeking weight loss or maintaining to promote disease prevention or build muscle--
Intermittent Fasting For Dummies shows you how to make the science of "too good to be true" into a truly effective part of your regular, healthy routine.


My sister-in-law recently mentioned she was trying intermittent fasting, and it sounded like something I might find beneficial. In fortuitous timing, I then saw this book available for request on NetGalley. As with all books in the For Dummies series, Intermittent Fasting for Dummies is well laid out, making it simple to follow. There was a good range of material in this volume, including the science behind intermittent fasting, overviews of the most popular approaches, and even some healthy recipes to try. Overall, I feel I understand a bit more now how to introduce intermittent fasting into my lifestyle, and I plan to give it a try. Recommended for anyone considering intermittent fasting who wants to obtain an overview of how to go about it and what to expect.

I received this book as a free eBook ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 

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