Skip a meal, eat once a day, do not eat for a day, do multi-day fasts ... there are a lot of fasting options. Extended fasting is the quickest way to get into fat burning mode. It also promotes autophagy, a process in which your body devours cells or parts of cells that have passed their best before date. After the fast ends your body makes new and improved cells and you end up healthier.
Again I have started a section with a "What I've Learned Video". A good presentation on fasting to start things off.
A good video on fat and fasting.
Time restricted eating is a type of fasting.
The benefits of fasting ... the body cleans house. This research won a Nobel prize in 2015.
Valter is a world expert on aging and the benefits of fasting. Now you know why I try to do a multiday fast 3 or 4 times a year.
This video is a longer version of the one that is above. It can get technical in places but is a good summary of what he has done.
I have this discussion saved as a podcast on my iPhone. Good listening on a nice walk.
Mark is chief of the Laboratory of Neurosciences at the National Institute on Aging.
This video get pretty technical in places.