Dr. Niket Sonpal
There’s crash dieting, and then there’s intermittent fasting. Crash diets aren’t sustainable and rarely factor in healthy food options. Intermittent fasting on the other hand is gaining attention because people are seeing weight come off, and therefore stay with it. It’s being touted as the go-to way to lose 15-20 pounds within a month or two. Is it just a popular hashtag or can the weight actually stay off leading millions of people to reach their weight goals? To get clarity, we spoke to Dr. Niket Sonpal who not only is Board Certified in Internal Medicine specializing in Gastroenterology; but lost 8 pounds his first week of intermittent fasting when he decided to do it himself. We will hear what he has to say about intermittent fasting. (Read more from Health Digest News)
The Dr. had a genuinely good experience with fasting from 8 PM to Noon the next day and lost considerable weight doing it.
The body actually gets stronger and more effective in a fasting mode
As a gastroenterology specialist, Dr. Sonpal suggest malfunctioning lower esophageal Sphincter valve is at the root of much of the heartburn and acid re-flux in our culture.
Squatting on the toilet is the best way to evacuate the bowels completely
He uses cameras inserted in the mouth to check out the stomach, the LES, to see exactly what is going on
Dr. Nilet Sonpal M.D. on his experiences with intermittent fasting and an allopathic view of the gut, August 21, 2018