Fasting makes us have an ideal body?

Hello Healthy Besties! Many people use the month of Ramadan as a place to diet in order to get the ideal body weight, can it really work?

Actually, by consuming vegan we get the benefit of making the body weight more ideal. Consuming fruits and vegetables, along with whole grains and nuts, is a safe and healthy way to lose or maintain weight.

Vegan is a type of vegetarian who strictly avoids all animal products in food and drinks. In fact, people who follow a vegan diet also really do not consume food and drinks derived from milk, honey, gelatin, fish sauce, eggs, and so on.

Every day people who adopt a vegan diet will only consume a variety of plant products. Starting from vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, vegetable milk, meat alternatives, to other non-dairy products or derived from vegetable fats.

There are various reasons underlying a person’s desire to undergo a vegan diet, some believe that this diet is healthier, or even to lose weight.

Yes, vegan is said to help you lose weight. This is because by adopting a vegan diet, it means that all the daily food and drinks that you consume are free from animal sources which sometimes contain high fat. What is more, vegan foods and drinks generally have high fiber content and low calories, so they can help you feel full longer.

A study published by the Journal of General Internal Medicine, says that being a vegan can help you lose weight drastically. Backing up that statement, other research in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes does, too get similar results.

Research involving about 75 people with excess body weight (overweight), requested to follow a certain diet. Participants may undergo a vegan diet, as well continue to eat a high-fat diet including from animal sources to lose weight.

After approximately 16 weeks, the participants on the vegan diet were judged to have lost more belly fat. Yes, when compared to participants who consumed more animal sources, participants who adopted a vegan diet were more likely to lose weight easily.

In addition, this diet can reduce the risk of several types of cancer and other chronic diseases. Vegetables provide vitamins, minerals, fiber, and other substances that can support overall body health. Most vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories.

So Healthy Besties! It turns out that apart from fasting being good for the body and being able to get the ideal weight, it turns out that adopting a vegan lifestyle is also very influential for our weight and health.

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