203: How long should our fasting windows be?

Masterjohn Q&A Files Episode 203


Question: How long should our fasting windows be?

I think someone who eats three meals a day and no snacking is doing a form of intermittent fasting that most people aren't doing. And I don't even have a basis for believing whether that is superior, inferior, or the same as one meal a day in a 20 hour, four-hour feeding window. And so I think it's very clear that you want to cycle through the fed and fasted states. I think exactly how you do that is all trial and error and anecdotal accumulation of anecdotes and experiences at this point.

This Q&A can also be found as part of a much longer episode, here:

081: Ask Me Anything About Nutrition, December 9, 2020

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