Meet A Woman Who Lost 50 Pounds Through Intermittent Fasting | Megyn Kelly TODAY

Meet A Woman Who Lost 50 Pounds Through Intermittent Fasting | Megyn Kelly TODAY


>>>ALL RIGHT.>>>ALL RIGHT.
NOW WHAT IF I TOLD YOUYOU THAT Y NOW WHAT IF I TOLD YOUYOU THAT Y CAN LOSE THE WEIGHT YOU WANT
WITHOUT CHANGING WHAT YOU EAT OR WITHOUT CHANGING WHAT YOU EAT OR
YOUR PORTION SIZES? YOUR PORTION SIZES? WELL, YOU CAN. WELL, YOU CAN. A TRENDY, NEW WEIGHT LOSS METHOD A TRENDY, NEW WEIGHT LOSS METHOD HAS BEEN GETTING A LOT OF BUZZ HAS BEEN GETTING A LOT OF BUZZ LATELY. LATELY. IT IS CALLED INTERMITTENT IT IS CALLED INTERMITTENT FASTING. FASTING. IM DYING TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT IM DYING TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT THIS. THIS. ITS NOT SO MUCH ABOUT WHAT YOU ITS NOT SO MUCH ABOUT WHAT YOU EAT, ITS ABOUT WHEN YOU EAT EAT, ITS ABOUT WHEN YOU EAT DURING THE DAY. DURING THE DAY. ITS ABOUT CYCLING BETWEEN ITS ABOUT CYCLING BETWEEN PERIODS OF EATING AND PLAIN OLD
NOT EATING.EATING AND PLAIN OLD NOT EATING.
SOME EXPERTS SAY THIS HELPS SOME EXPERTS SAY THIS HELPS
CONSUMERS TAKE IN FEWER CONSUMERS TAKE IN FEWER CALORIES, LOWERS YOUR BLOOD
PRESSURE, IMPROVES GLUE KOES SS PRESSURE, IMPROVES GLUE KOES SS
LEVELS. LEVELS. ON ONE OPTION, YOU CAN EAT
BETWEEN NOON AND 8:00 EACH DAY, BETWEEN NOON AND 8:00 EACH DAY,
MEANING YOURE FASTING 16 HOURS MEANING YOURE FASTING 16 HOURS
A DAY. A DAY. ANOTHER OPTION HAS YOU EATING ANOTHER OPTION HAS YOU EATING FOUR DAYS OUT OF THE WEEK AND FOUR DAYS OUT OF THE WEEK AND FASTING THE OTHER THREE DAYS.
THATS WHAT OUR — BOO.E DAYS. THATS WHAT OUR — BOO.
HOLD ON. HOLD ON. THATS WHAT YOU THINK NOW. THATS WHAT YOU THINK NOW. BUT THAT IS WHAT OUR NEXT GUEST
DID.THAT IS WHAT OUR NEXT GUEST DID. AFTER LOSING 50 POUNDS, YALL,
50 POUNDS, SHE SWEARS BY IT., 50 POUNDS, SHE SWEARS BY IT.
SHELL TELL US HOW IT WORKS IN A SHELL TELL US HOW IT WORKS IN A
MOMENT. MOMENT. SHES HERE. SHES HERE. FIRST, WATCH THIS.
SHE ADMITS SHE HAD SOME BAD SHE ADMITS SHE HAD SOME BAD
HABITS IN HER EARLY 20s. HABITS IN HER EARLY 20s.
EATING OUT TOO AURCHOFTEN, NOT EATING OUT TOO AURCHOFTEN, NOT
EXERCISES AND SOON, THE POUNDS EXERCISES AND SOON, THE POUNDS
WERE PACKING ON. WERE PACKING ON. WHEN THE STRESS OF A NEW JOB
CAME ALONG, INCLUDING CONSTANT CAME ALONG, INCLUDING CONSTANT
TRAVEL FOR WORK, SHE BECAME TRAVEL FOR WORK, SHE BECAME
OBESE, CARRYING AT LEAST 50 OBESE, CARRYING AT LEAST 50
EXTRA POUNDS. EXTRA POUNDS. SHE SAYS SHE TRIED TRADITIONAL
DIETS AND EVEN GYM TRIPS, BUTL DIETS AND EVEN GYM TRIPS, BUT
THE WEIGHT KEPT ADDING UP. THE WEIGHT KEPT ADDING UP.
UNTIL ABOUT A YEAR AND A HALF UNTIL ABOUT A YEAR AND A HALF
AGO. AGO. SHE DISCOVERED INTERMITTENT
FASTING, OR IF, AND SHE.F., AND FASTING, OR IF, AND SHE.F., AND
QUICK RESULTS. QUICK RESULTS. SHE DOCUMENTED HER WEIGHT LOSS SHE DOCUMENTED HER WEIGHT LOSS ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR HER FRIENDS, ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR HER FRIENDS, BUT SOON FOUND SHE HAD NEARLY BUT SOON FOUND SHE HAD NEARLY 500,000 VIEWS AND THOUSANDS OF 500,000 VIEWS AND THOUSANDS OF REQUESTS FROM STRANGERS FOR
ADVICE.S FROM STRANGERS FOR ADVICE. NOW, 50 POUNDS LIGHTER, SHES
COMMITTED TO HER NEW LIFESTYLE, COMMITTED TO HER NEW LIFESTYLE,
AND SHARING THE TIPS SHE SAYS AND SHARING THE TIPS SHE SAYS
WORKED FOR HER. WORKED FOR HER.
AND SHES HERE WITH US TODAY. AND SHES HERE WITH US TODAY.
FIRST, LETS REMIND EVERYONE OF FIRST, LETS REMIND EVERYONE OF
HER BEFORE HER TRANSFORMATION. HER BEFORE HER TRANSFORMATION.
NOW, PLEASE WELCOME HER TODAY. NOW, PLEASE WELCOME HER TODAY.
HI. HI.
YES. YES.
IM DYING TO TALK ABOUT THIS IM DYING TO TALK ABOUT THIS
SEGMENT. SEGMENT. I READ THIS ARTICLE IN THE “WALL I READ THIS ARTICLE IN THE “WALL STREET JOURNAL” AND IT TALKED STREET JOURNAL” AND IT TALKED ABOUT THE BENEFITS YOU CAN GET
FROM THIS.BENEFITS YOU CAN GET FROM THIS.
NOT JUST WEIGHT LOSS. NOT JUST WEIGHT LOSS.
PEOPLE SLEPT BETTER, FELT MORE PEOPLE SLEPT BETTER, FELT MORE
ENERGETIC THROUGHOUT THE DAY. ENERGETIC THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
REPAIRED CELLS, BROKE DOWN REPAIRED CELLS, BROKE DOWN
TOXINS, REPAIR DAMAGED DNA IN TOXINS, REPAIR DAMAGED DNA IN
THE SKIN AND POTENTIALLY REDUCE THE SKIN AND POTENTIALLY REDUCE
THE RISK OF BREAST CANCER. THE RISK OF BREAST CANCER.
I MEAN, COME ON. I MEAN, COME ON.
>>SO MANY THINGS.>>SO MANY THINGS.
>>SO THATS THE “JOURNAL”>>SO THATS THE “JOURNAL”
CITING THE EXPERTS. CITING THE EXPERTS.
EXPLAIN FIRST HOW YOU STARTED EXPLAIN FIRST HOW YOU STARTED
WITH THIS PROGRAM. WITH THIS PROGRAM.
>>SO I AM SOMEONE THAT TRIED>>SO I AM SOMEONE THAT TRIED
EVERYTHING. EVERYTHING. I DID EVERYTHING FROM JENNY
CRAIG.EVERYTHING FROM JENNY CRAIG. I WENT TO THE GYM FIVE, SIX DAYS
A WEEK.TO THE GYM FIVE, SIX DAYS A WEEK.
DID WEIGHTLIFTING. DID WEIGHTLIFTING.
I DID MEAL PREP. I DID MEAL PREP.
I MEAN, YOU NAME IT, IVE TRIED I MEAN, YOU NAME IT, IVE TRIED
IT AND DID IT CONSISTENTLY. IT AND DID IT CONSISTENTLY.
IT JUST NEVER STAYED WITH ME. IT JUST NEVER STAYED WITH ME.
IT NEVER STUCK. IT NEVER STUCK. I ENDED UP DOING THE YO-YO.
THEN I HEARD ABOUT INTERIM. THEN I HEARD ABOUT INTERIM
FASTING. FASTING. I REMEMBER GOOGLING IT AND WAS
INTIMIDATED BY IT.G IT AND WAS INTIMIDATED BY IT.
WHEN YOU SEARCHED TWO YEARS AGO, WHEN YOU SEARCHED TWO YEARS AGO,
A YEAR AND A HALF AGO, IT WAS A YEAR AND A HALF AGO, IT WAS
MEN WITH SIX PACK OF ABCS. MEN WITH SIX PACK OF ABCS.
THATS NOT ME. THATS NOT ME. THEN I WATCHED A DOCUMENTARY THEN I WATCHED A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT IT, SAW THE SCIENCE AND ABOUT IT, SAW THE SCIENCE AND STUDIES BEHIND IT AND BECAME
FASCINATED.IND IT AND BECAME FASCINATED.>>SO YOU DONT EAT MONDAY,>>SO YOU DONT EAT MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY. WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY.>>THATS MY SCHEDULE CURRENTLY,>>THATS MY SCHEDULE CURRENTLY, YEAH. YEAH. INTERIM FASTING IS FLEXIBLE. INTERIM FASTING IS FLEXIBLE. WHEN PEOPLE HEAR YOU FAST THREE WHEN PEOPLE HEAR YOU FAST THREE DAYS A WEEK, THEY GET —
>>IM OUT.K, THEY GET –>>IM OUT.>>YEAH.
WHAT ARE YOU DOING? WHAT ARE YOU DOING?
YOURE CRAZY. YOURE CRAZY.
SO I DONT ACTUALLY PUSH IT ON SO I DONT ACTUALLY PUSH IT ON
ANYBODY. ANYBODY. I KIND OF DO MY THING. I KIND OF DO MY THING. WHATS BEEN HAPPENING, IVE BEEN
SHARING MY STORY ON SOCIAL AND SHARING MY STORY ON SOCIAL AND
PEOPLE ARE FASCINATED. PEOPLE ARE FASCINATED.
>>THE OTHER DAYS OF THE WEEK,>>THE OTHER DAYS OF THE WEEK,
YOU CAN EAT WHAT YOU WANT. YOU CAN EAT WHAT YOU WANT.
THEYRE NOT SAYING GO TO THEYRE NOT SAYING GO TO
McDONALDS FOR THREE MEALS A McDONALDS FOR THREE MEALS A
DAY, BUT YOU CAN EAT WHAT YOU DAY, BUT YOU CAN EAT WHAT YOU
WANT. WANT. YOU DONT HAVE TO BE DIETING. YOU DONT HAVE TO BE DIETING. BUT WALK US THROUGH HOW IT IS TO
FAST.ALK US THROUGH HOW IT IS TO FAST. I CANT EVEN GO FIVE HOURS
WITHOUT EATING.FIVE HOURS WITHOUT EATING.
I GET HANGRY, RIGHT? I GET HANGRY, RIGHT?
MY STAFF WILL VOUCH FOR THAT. MY STAFF WILL VOUCH FOR THAT.
I CANT IMAGINE GOING EVEN A I CANT IMAGINE GOING EVEN A
FULL DAY. FULL DAY.>>ITS NORMAL AND ITS NOT>>ITS NORMAL AND ITS NOT MEANT TO BE EASY. MEANT TO BE EASY. ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU GET STARTED.
THE FIRST TWO WEEKS ARE TOUGH.D. THE FIRST TWO WEEKS ARE TOUGH.
I WAS HANGRY. I WAS HANGRY.
I DIDNT REALIZE I WOULD BE ABLE I DIDNT REALIZE I WOULD BE ABLE
TO GET THROUGH THE FIRST TWO TO GET THROUGH THE FIRST TWO
WEEKS. WEEKS. I TELL ANYBODY THAT IS
INTERESTED IN INTERIM FASTING, INTERESTED IN INTERIM FASTING,
GIVE IT TWO, THREE WEEKS. GIVE IT TWO, THREE WEEKS.
THATS THE TIME IT TAKES TO THATS THE TIME IT TAKES TO
BUILD A NEW HABIT. BUILD A NEW HABIT.
SO THE FIRST WEEK OR TWO, REALLY SO THE FIRST WEEK OR TWO, REALLY
IT WAS A MENTAL CHALLENGE. IT WAS A MENTAL CHALLENGE.
NOW I LOVE IT. NOW I LOVE IT.
I ACTUALLY LOOK FORWARD TO I ACTUALLY LOOK FORWARD TO
FASTING. FASTING. AS CRAZY AS IT SOUNDS. AS CRAZY AS IT SOUNDS.>>WHY?>>WHY?>>I LOOK FORWARD TO HOW IT>>I LOOK FORWARD TO HOW IT FEELS. FEELS. WHEN YOU EAT, SOMETIMES YOU FEEL WHEN YOU EAT, SOMETIMES YOU FEEL LETHARGIC, FEEL FULL AND TIRED. LETHARGIC, FEEL FULL AND TIRED. IMAGINE THE OPPOSITE FEELING. IMAGINE THE OPPOSITE FEELING. YOU WAKE UP, FEEL ENERGIZED AND
FOCUSED, MENTAL CLARITY AND YOU FOCUSED, MENTAL CLARITY AND YOU
FEEL GREAT. FEEL GREAT. THATS WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO THATS WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO FAST. FAST.>>DOES — DOES WINE COUNT AS
FOOD?ES — DOES WINE COUNT AS FOOD? NO. NO. BUT ON THE DAYS YOURE FASTING,
YOU SAY YOU CAN HAVE A LITTLE, YOU SAY YOU CAN HAVE A LITTLE
CHEATING? CHEATING?>>ITS NOT CHEATING.>>ITS NOT CHEATING. I CALL IT A CRUTCH, ESPECIALLY
FOR PEOPLE GETTING STARTED.LLY FOR PEOPLE GETTING STARTED.
WHEN I GOT STARTED — AND THE WHEN I GOT STARTED — AND THE
BBC DOCUMENTARY TALKS ABOUT BBC DOCUMENTARY TALKS ABOUT
THIS, AS WELL. THIS, AS WELL.
WHEN YOURE DOING 36-HOUR FASTS, WHEN YOURE DOING 36-HOUR FASTS,
WHICH IS WHAT I DO, HAVING A 500 WHICH IS WHAT I DO, HAVING A 500
CALORIE CRUTCH IS AVAILABLE TO CALORIE CRUTCH IS AVAILABLE TO
YOU. YOU. ITS TO HELP YOU GET THROUGH THE ITS TO HELP YOU GET THROUGH THE DAY. DAY. SOMETIMES YOU NEED IT. SOMETIMES YOU NEED IT. SOMETIMES YOU DONT. SOMETIMES YOU DONT. IT CAN BE A CUP OF BROCCOLI OR
ALMONDS.E A CUP OF BROCCOLI OR ALMONDS. IT IS TO GET YOU THROUGH THE
HUNGER PAIN PERIOD.ROUGH THE HUNGER PAIN PERIOD.
>>IF YOU GO 500 CALORIES ON THE>>IF YOU GO 500 CALORIES ON THE
FAST DAY, IT TRANSITIONS TO AN FAST DAY, IT TRANSITIONS TO AN
EAT DAY. EAT DAY.>>AT THAT POINT, I TELL MY>>AT THAT POINT, I TELL MY FRIENDS AND THEIR FRIENDS, EAT FRIENDS AND THEIR FRIENDS, EAT WELL. WELL. COUNT THAT AS AN EAT DAY. COUNT THAT AS AN EAT DAY. NOT A FAST DAY. NOT A FAST DAY. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT WHEN YOU IT IS IMPORTANT THAT WHEN YOU ARE DOING YOUR EAT DAYS, YOURE
EATING WELL.UR EAT DAYS, YOURE EATING WELL.>>OKAY.>>OKAY. ALSO WITH US TODAY IS
NUTRITIONIST JOY BAUER AND NUTRITIONIST JOY BAUER AND
CARDIOLOGIST EXPERT DR. PETRI. CARDIOLOGIST EXPERT DR. PETRI.
THANK YOU BOTH FOR BEING HERE. THANK YOU BOTH FOR BEING HERE.
JOY, IS THIS SAFE? JOY, IS THIS SAFE?
>>FIRST, I WANT TO COMMEND YOU.>>FIRST, I WANT TO COMMEND YOU.
YOU HAVE DONE AN AMAZING JOB. YOU HAVE DONE AN AMAZING JOB.
YOU LOOK SUPER. YOU LOOK SUPER.
I KNOW YOUR INSIDES ARE PROBABLY I KNOW YOUR INSIDES ARE PROBABLY
DOING AMAZING THINGS, AS WELL. DOING AMAZING THINGS, AS WELL.
IT IS RIDICULOUSLY HARD. IT IS RIDICULOUSLY HARD.
YOUVE CONVERTED THIS INTO A YOUVE CONVERTED THIS INTO A
LIFESTYLE. LIFESTYLE. I THINK THE MAJORITY OF PEOPLE I THINK THE MAJORITY OF PEOPLE WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO FOLLOW IT
THE WAY YOU ARE.E TO FOLLOW IT THE WAY YOU ARE.
BUT THERE IS ANOTHER VARIATION BUT THERE IS ANOTHER VARIATION
THAT WE SPOKE ABOUT. THAT WE SPOKE ABOUT.
THEY TALKED ABOUT IT IN THE ” THEY TALKED ABOUT IT IN THE ”
“WALL STREETJOURNAL JOURNAL.” “WALL STREETJOURNAL JOURNAL.”
>>EAT FOR 12 HOURS AND NOT FOR>>EAT FOR 12 HOURS AND NOT FOR
12 HOURS. 12 HOURS.
SOUNDS MORE DOABLE. SOUNDS MORE DOABLE.
>>WINDOW OF EATING.>>WINDOW OF EATING.
IF YOU START BREAKFAST AT 8:00, IF YOU START BREAKFAST AT 8:00,
FINISH DINNER AT 8:00 IN THE FINISH DINNER AT 8:00 IN THE
EVENING. EVENING. WHAT I LIKE ABOUT THIS, YOU CAN WHAT I LIKE ABOUT THIS, YOU CAN SHIFT IT DEPENDING UPON YOUR
SCHEDULE.DEPENDING UPON YOUR SCHEDULE. YOU CAN START AT 9:00 A.M. AND YOU CAN START AT 9:00 A.M. AND END AT 9:00 P.M. END AT 9:00 P.M. WHAT I LIKE IS MOST PEOPLE
ACCESSIBLY NIBBLE IN THELE ACCESSIBLY NIBBLE IN THE
EVENING. EVENING. WE HAVE A BIG PROBLEM WITH THAT.
THAT TAKES IT OFF THE TABLE.HAT. THAT TAKES IT OFF THE TABLE.
IT MAKES YOU MORE MINDFUL. IT MAKES YOU MORE MINDFUL.
I THINK EVEN IF PEOPLE JUST DO I THINK EVEN IF PEOPLE JUST DO
THIS AS A ONE-WEEK EXPERIMENT, A THIS AS A ONE-WEEK EXPERIMENT, A
12-HOUR EATING WINDOW DURING 12-HOUR EATING WINDOW DURING
EACH AND EVERY DAY, IT IS A EACH AND EVERY DAY, IT IS A
GREAT LEARNING CURVE. GREAT LEARNING CURVE.
>>DOCTOR, WEVE BEEN TOLD,>>DOCTOR, WEVE BEEN TOLD,
DONT SKIP BREAKFAST BECAUSE DONT SKIP BREAKFAST BECAUSE
YOUR BODY BELIEVES IT IS GOING YOUR BODY BELIEVES IT IS GOING
TO STARVATION MODE, METABOLISM TO STARVATION MODE, METABOLISM
SLOWS DOWN AND YOU GAIN WEIGHT SLOWS DOWN AND YOU GAIN WEIGHT
WHEN YOU STARVE YOURSELF. WHEN YOU STARVE YOURSELF.
>>THERE IS A SAYING YOU SHOULD>>THERE IS A SAYING YOU SHOULD
HAVE BREAKFAST LIKE A KING. HAVE BREAKFAST LIKE A KING.
YOUR BODY IS TRAINED TO PROCESS YOUR BODY IS TRAINED TO PROCESS
THE FOOD DURING THE DAY. THE FOOD DURING THE DAY.
YOUR BODY MAKES THE DIGESTING YOUR BODY MAKES THE DIGESTING
ENZYMES AND HORMONES. ENZYMES AND HORMONES.
THEYRE TO BE OPTIMIZED IN THE THEYRE TO BE OPTIMIZED IN THE
MORNING. MORNING. IT IS IMPORTANT TO DO THIS IT IS IMPORTANT TO DO THIS SOMEHOW TO MATCH PART OF THE SOMEHOW TO MATCH PART OF THE MORNING. MORNING. IF YOU DO IT 7:00 OR 10:00.
>>ARE YOU SLOWING DOWN YOUR>>ARE YOU SLOWING DOWN YOUR
METABOLISM BY NOT EATING? METABOLISM BY NOT EATING?
>>ABSOLUTELY NOT.>>ABSOLUTELY NOT.
ITS BEEN SHOWN IN STUDIES THAT ITS BEEN SHOWN IN STUDIES THAT
IT TAKES 72 HOURS FOR YOUR IT TAKES 72 HOURS FOR YOUR
METABOLISM TO SLOW DOWN. METABOLISM TO SLOW DOWN.
>>72.>>72.
>>IT IS A MYTH THAT NEEDS TO BE>>IT IS A MYTH THAT NEEDS TO BE
DEMYSTIFIED. DEMYSTIFIED. FASTING SPEEDS UP YOUR
METABOLISM BY 10%.YOUR METABOLISM BY 10%.
>>AND IT HELPS WITH THE AGING>>AND IT HELPS WITH THE AGING
PROCESS. PROCESS. SOMETHING JENNY CRAIG CANNOT
PROMISE.G JENNY CRAIG CANNOT PROMISE. I AM INTRIGUED.
WITH THE CALORIE RESTRICTIVE WITH THE CALORIE RESTRICTIVE
THINGS GOING ON PEOPLE SWEAR BY, THINGS GOING ON PEOPLE SWEAR BY,
AND I SAID IN THE NEW YEAR, IM AND I SAID IN THE NEW YEAR, IM
GOING TO TRY THIS. GOING TO TRY THIS.
I HAVE NOT MADE IT ONE SINGLE I HAVE NOT MADE IT ONE SINGLE
DAY SO FAR. DAY SO FAR.
I WAS TRYING TO DO 12 AND 12. I WAS TRYING TO DO 12 AND 12.
NOT ONE SINGLE DAY. NOT ONE SINGLE DAY.
>>A LOT OF PEOPLE THINK –>>A LOT OF PEOPLE THINK —
EVERYBODY DOES FASTING WITHOUT EVERYBODY DOES FASTING WITHOUT
REALIZING IT. REALIZING IT. WHEN YOU SLEEP, YOURE FASTING
FOR THE EIGHT HOURS.E FASTING FOR THE EIGHT HOURS.
>>BUT YOURE ASLEEP.>>BUT YOURE ASLEEP.
>>OF MY 36 HOURS, 16 OF THE>>OF MY 36 HOURS, 16 OF THE
HOURS, IM SLEEPING. HOURS, IM SLEEPING.
IT COUNTS AS THAT. IT COUNTS AS THAT.
>>IT IS NOT GOING TO HAPPEN IN