FoundMyFitness — Satchin Panda (1)

On: Time-Restricted Feeding and Its Effects on Obesity, Muscle Mass & Heart Health

Episode: N/A

Date: July 2016

Key Subjects:

  • See Fasting write-up.
  • Brain and peripheral circadian regulators influenced by light and food intake.
  • Circadian clocks play a role in expression of 15-20% of gene pool.
  • Time restricted eating:
    • Better coordination between metabolism and circadian rhythms.
    • Eating within a window of 12 hours (or shorter).
    • No dietary restrictions, so it is easier to maintain.
    • Less undesired by-products; less stress on cells.
    • Likely to promote healthier eating habits (less late night snacks or alcohol).
  • Many and varied benefits (in animal studies; sleep, gut health, digestion, etc.).

Key Takeaways:

  • Consider adjusting fasting schedule: late breakfast, normal lunch, early dinner. 
  • Get adjustable blue light bulbs: Philips Hue —

Worth Listening:


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