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The What IF? Diet Plan

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Worth reading 😎

Well-written summary of one person's experience with intermittent fasting.

One thing I really appreciated about this book was the fact that the author was very up front about her experience - not only her experience with weight loss and eating habits, but also with her lack of medical qualifications. This almost made it more credible - even though it was largely anecdotal, it didn't feel like someone who was writing a book just to promote some extra-special diet plan.


I have known several people who have done intermittent fasting. For some of them, it was worked wonderfully. It worked well for this author also. I liked how she was focused on finding an eating plan that was healthy, but also didn't require drastic changes to her work schedule or social life. Some diet plans are so restrictive that it makes it nearly impossible to socialize or have meals with others. As she points out with intermittent fasting, it's just a matter of shifting the window, and it allows treats - or simply socializing with other people without eating.


The book is easy to read and easy to follow. There's no super magic formula with intermittent fasting, and the way she describes it, it isn't totally restrictive. It isn't until towards the end that she really talks about specific foods.


I also liked the way she broke down the process of getting into intermittent fasting. It made it seem much more accessible - and much more intuitive as well. By emphasizing the need to listen to your body, and to just be aware of changes without trying to force them, it avoids trading off physical health for mental health.


While this isn't necessarily the best healthy-eating book I've ever read, it's a great book for someone who is interested about what it's like to begin the process of intermittent fasting.

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What is The What IF Diet Plan?

About the author

Alexis Cano is a native of South Texas. She holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Psychology and is earning her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is happily married to her college sweetheart and enjoys the comforts of small town living while raising their active family. view profile

Published on November 23, 2020

30000 words

Genre: Health & Wellbeing

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