Protein is vital to your overall health, immune health, and to ensure you maintain muscle mass. Muscle is necessary to optimize blood sugar balance and keep our metabolism high. Lack of muscle can promote weight gain, higher blood sugar, and frailty. Remember to include cultured protein foods such as plain yogurt, kefir, buttermilk, or cottage cheese in your diet as these foods are rich in probiotics to support a healthy gut microbiome.
10. Herbs And Spices
Herbs and spices have a potent, powerful, and anti-inflammatory impact upon our health, and are delicious too. They help to optimize your intermittent fasting results. Add any herb and spice to almost every meal. Top herbs and spices include: Turmeric, Ginger, Cinnamon, Cloves, Sage, Rosemary, Thyme.