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Intermittent fasting now its cool

Post by 2600htz » Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:54 pm

Hello:

Looking from the outside, i watched for years how the fitness world praised frequent eating, stating that 5-8 meals a day was the most healthy thing a person could do, even for weight loss. Even the typical 3 meals a day diet was underappreciated. Eating one meal a day was plainly unhealthy and even delusional.

But now in 2019, every fitness site and bodybuilding youtuber is talking about intermittent fasting like the new best thing.Now eating 1-2 times a day and starving for the rest of the day its the fastest way to burn fat, gain muscle, and stay healthy, and they come up with studies to backup their claims.







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Re: Intermittent fasting now its cool

Post by DNS » Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:52 pm

:thumbsup: Yes, the Buddha knew the health benefits back in 6th century BCE, which modern science is now catching up to.

Did I hear Dr. Vand correctly? Around the 4:38 mark she says she eats dinner at 7 pm and then doesn't eat anything until 7 am? Is she calling that a fast? Who eats in the middle of the night when they should be sleeping?!

And then she says she eats lunch around noon, a snack around 3 pm and then dinner again at 7 pm.

Holy crap! That's not fasting, that's 4 meals -- in just one day. :lol:

In any event, the one meal a day program is catching on; they even have an acronym for it now: OMAD.

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Post by salayatananirodha » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:23 am

the time matters, it has to be before solar noon
i don't know how it works, but when i was doing one meal a day after noon i was miserable
now it's as the buddha described; i live comfortably with little affliction and i can travel long distances
and it's something that can be tested
16. 'In what has the world originated?' — so said the Yakkha Hemavata, — 'with what is the world intimate? by what is the world afflicted, after having grasped at what?' (167)

17. 'In six the world has originated, O Hemavata,' — so said Bhagavat, — 'with six it is intimate, by six the world is afflicted, after having grasped at six.' (168)

- Hemavatasutta


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http://thaiforestwisdom.org/canonical-texts/
http://seeingthroughthenet.net/wp-conte ... _Heart.pdf
https://www.dhammatalks.org/index.html

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Re: Intermittent fasting now its cool

Post by TRobinson465 » Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:13 am

salayatananirodha wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:23 am
the time matters, it has to be before solar noon
i don't know how it works, but when i was doing one meal a day after noon i was miserable
now it's as the buddha described; i live comfortably with little affliction and i can travel long distances
and it's something that can be tested
A circadian clock related maybe?
"Do not have blind faith, but also no blind criticism" - the 14th Dalai Lama

"At Varanasi, in the Deer Park at Isipatana, the Blessed One has set in motion the unexcelled Wheel of Dhamma that cannot be stopped by brahmins, devas, Maras, Brahmas or anyone in the cosmos." -Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta

"Go forth, monks, for the good of the many, for the happiness of the many, out of compassion for the world, for the welfare, the good and the happiness of gods and men. Let no two of you go in the same direction." - First Khandhaka, Chapter 11, Vinaya.

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Re: Intermittent fasting now its cool

Post by TRobinson465 » Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:31 am

DNS wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:52 pm
:thumbsup: Yes, the Buddha knew the health benefits back in 6th century BCE, which modern science is now catching up to.
Yes, interesting to see science catch up to Buddhism. first the modern mindfulness movement and now the 6th precept.
"Do not have blind faith, but also no blind criticism" - the 14th Dalai Lama

"At Varanasi, in the Deer Park at Isipatana, the Blessed One has set in motion the unexcelled Wheel of Dhamma that cannot be stopped by brahmins, devas, Maras, Brahmas or anyone in the cosmos." -Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta

"Go forth, monks, for the good of the many, for the happiness of the many, out of compassion for the world, for the welfare, the good and the happiness of gods and men. Let no two of you go in the same direction." - First Khandhaka, Chapter 11, Vinaya.

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Re: Intermittent fasting now its cool

Post by salayatananirodha » Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:14 am

TRobinson465 wrote:
Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:13 am
salayatananirodha wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:23 am
the time matters, it has to be before solar noon
i don't know how it works, but when i was doing one meal a day after noon i was miserable
now it's as the buddha described; i live comfortably with little affliction and i can travel long distances
and it's something that can be tested
A circadian clock related maybe?
i reckon. lord buddha talks about the sun and moon frequently, and he isnt one to say things randomly
now i'm trying to work on getting up before sunrise per DN 31
16. 'In what has the world originated?' — so said the Yakkha Hemavata, — 'with what is the world intimate? by what is the world afflicted, after having grasped at what?' (167)

17. 'In six the world has originated, O Hemavata,' — so said Bhagavat, — 'with six it is intimate, by six the world is afflicted, after having grasped at six.' (168)

- Hemavatasutta


links:
https://www.ancient-buddhist-texts.net/index.htm
http://thaiforestwisdom.org/canonical-texts/
http://seeingthroughthenet.net/wp-conte ... _Heart.pdf
https://www.dhammatalks.org/index.html

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