Episode 4: How to Start Fasting as a Total Beginner [Step #1]

Here I explain the very first step you can take as a complete beginner with intermittent fasting.  Fasting may seem intimidating, or overwhelming. But by starting this way, it’ll be easy from the very start.

Topics Addressed

  • Why I don’t run ads, and how you can support the show (0:00)
  • The VERY FIRST step to start fasting (00:59)
  • Putting it in practice (2:02)
  • How to progress gradually (2:57)
  • Why most people fail with health goals (3:33)
  • What to include in your meals, and why (4:22)
  • My story about fasting on vacation in Mexico (6:41)
  • Recap / summary (9:09)

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Ben Tanner, PA-C

Ben has been practicing as a physician assistant (PA, or PA-C, similar to a doctor) in emergency medicine, urgent care, and family practice since 2014. Since 2016, he has developed an avid interest in various forms of fasting, using it to improve his own health while helping friends, family, and patients do the same.