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Finishing up the Always Eat After 7PM Book by Joel Marion

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Finishing up the Always Eat After 7PM Book by Joel Marion

This post is brought to you by our sponsor, “Always Eat After 7 PM”. The opinions expressed below are my own.

Since I started Always Eat After 7 PM: The Revolutionary Rule-Breaking Diet That Lets You Enjoy Huge Dinners, Desserts, and Indulgent Snacks—While Burning Fat Overnight by Joel Marion a month ago, I have noticed a lot of changes within my energy levels and my head space. I much more energized and motivated to get out of the bed in the morning, and I have less cravings throughout the day. I have also lost ten pounds in the last 2 weeks by intermittent fasting. I am thinking about expanding my hours; however, I am thinking about whether or not this will impact my fasting in the long run. To keep consistent, it might be the best idea to broaden the hours that I can eat from 5 hours to 7 hours. This would give me a little more wiggle room to eat at a wider gap during the day. According to the author Joel Marion, "Always Eat After 7 pm is a three-phase program that teaches you how to lose big by strategically eating big when you are naturally hungriest—in the evening. This may sound too good to be true, but let me assure you it is no gimmick. It’s all about making strategic and smart food swaps, and you can still eat your favorite foods.” This has been the most helpful for me, because I usually skip breakfast and sometimes lunch. I now know that I am able to eat heavier at night, and my body still burns the fat... EVEN IF I'M SLEEP!

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Health Journey Updates for the Always Eat After 7PM Book/Diet by Joel Marion

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Health Journey Updates for the Always Eat After 7PM Book/Diet by Joel Marion

This post is brought to you by our sponsor, “Always Eat After 7 PM”. The opinions expressed below are my own.s

Soooooo....it's officially the end of week 3. 

It's a perfect time to update you all on my health journey and the failures and successes of it since starting Always Eat After 7 PM: The Revolutionary Rule-Breaking Diet That Lets You Enjoy Huge Dinners, Desserts, and Indulgent Snacks—While Burning Fat Overnight by Joel Marion. Bestselling author, Joel Marion, is a fitness expert and nutritionist debunking the myths underlying traditional dieting and offers a simple, highly effective weight loss program. He was one of the main reasons that I even chose the Always Eat After 7PM Diet Plan and Book to read. I'll be honest, with the craziness of my life, it's been difficult to stay 100% committed to the Intermittent Fasting (IF). I originally stated that I only wanted to eat between the hours of 7pm-midnight. You can checkout that blog post here. Typically, I stay up until around 2-3am. This last 2 hours of being up was filled with cravings, so I bumped it up from 7:30pm-12:30am, so that I could eat a little later. According to Joel Marion in Always Eat After 7PM, “Avoiding carbohydrates and restricting calories later in the day can have an adverse effect on your thyroid hormones, which play a major role in metabolism. When the thyroid fails to secrete enough of the hormones that control metabolism, this can trigger symptoms like fatigue, depression, weight gain, thinning hair, and dry skin” (Joel Marion). Not being as fatigued throughout the day was definitely a change that I noticed when I started to eat carbs later in the day! I would avoid pasta for late meals, but I am now happy I know that this is not necessary. We’ve been traditionally taught to avoid carbs, have an early dinner, and never eat before bed. But the fact is, the latest scientific research shows us this earlier model is not the most ideal. 

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Taking the First Leap in my Health Journey by Reading Always Eat After 7PM by Joel Marion

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Taking the First Leap in my Health Journey by Reading Always Eat After 7PM by Joel Marion

This post is brought to you by our sponsor, “Always Eat After 7 PM”. The opinions expressed below are my own.

I am Keysha Milana, a 24 year old grad student who has always felt shame about eating so late at night. So, I decided to join an influencer campaign, which called for me to read the book Always Eat After 7 PM: The Revolutionary Rule-Breaking Diet That Lets You Enjoy Huge Dinners, Desserts, and Indulgent Snacks—While Burning Fat Overnight by Joel Marion (pictured below)! This was perfect for me, because I tend to binge eat, so I often eat little throughout the day, and a little too much at night. I wanted to find out if there was any truth to the rumors that eating at night increases weight gain. In addition to breaking rumors about eating at night, Joel Marion details how intermittent fasting is one of the best ways to help the body to train the metabolism.

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