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"My first meal of the day is at 4:30 p.m.": why doctor Jimmy Mohamed defends intermittent fasting


FIGARO LIVE - The columnist of the "Magazine de la santé" on France 5 recommends skipping a meal during the day to lose weight and gain energy.


Above all, don't go on a diet


In his latest book Z

ero constraint to lose weight

(Flammarion editions), the doctor Jimmy Mohamed delivers 39 tips for losing weight.

He himself has applied them and benefited from them.

In one year, the columnist of the “

Magazine de la Santé

” on France 5 and France Bleu has lost ten kilos.


For each tip that I offer, I looked at the scientific literature

", he insists on the set of "

Buzz TV

" this Tuesday.

The number one enemy of the human body is sugar.


There are two types of sugar: those found in fruits and which pose no problem and those processed into cakes for example

, recalls Jimmy Mohamed.

If you replace cookies and ice cream with fruit in unlimited quantities, you will not gain weight

, ”says the GP who works at SOS Médecin.

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Vinegar is a product to be preferred according to him.

It will activate the fat burner

”, completes the former regular speaker of “



When you take two tablespoons a day, it allows you to lose between two and three kilos in three months.

Be careful, this is not a miracle product either

, ”he nuances.

What about intermittent fasting, an increasingly common practice which consists of not eating for more than twelve hours, in other words skipping a meal?

Studies show that intermittent fasting promotes weight loss


jimmy mohamed


Personally, I practice intermittent fasting and I think it's one of the keys that allowed me to maintain this stable weight

," says Jimmy Mohamed, who gives several reasons.

The first is that we eat too much!

And at no time do we let our digestive tract rest.

We do not even distinguish between hunger and the desire to eat

, he regrets.

Studies show that intermittent fasting promotes weight loss and energy gain

, ”he says again before recommending skipping breakfast, taking a tea or coffee without sugar.

Between visits in the morning, the

Health Magazine

and France Bleu, my first meal of the day is at 4:30 p.m.

And at no time did I lack energy, the body has extraordinary resources

,” he rejoices again.

Source: lefigaro

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