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The intermittent fasting system has been one of the most popular for many years now, both among healthy lifestyle adherents and among nutritionists and nutritionists. This type of nutrition helps not only to lose excess weight (or keep the existing one) without harm to health, but also has a beneficial effect on the body. In short, your day is divided into two sections: one (usually shorter) you eat, the other you don't. The systems are different: the simpler ones involve a 14 or 16 hour break and eating in the remaining 10 or 8 hours, respectively. For "advanced users" there are 18: 6 or 20: 4 systems. Everything here is individual, the schedule should be selected based on the needs of the body.
The main principle is regularity, for such a food system to work, you must follow a strict schedule. Of course, you can set yourself an endless number of alarms (and eventually get confused), or you can install a special mobile application that will control everything for you. Such trackers not only keep track of time, but also help to track the dynamics of body changes. Here are the 3 best of them.
Zero - Fasting Tracker
Definitely one of the most convenient trackers on the App Store. Basic functions are available completely free of charge, if you "get involved" and want a more advanced level - a subscription is available for different time periods: from monthly to lifetime. The user-friendly Zero interface helps not only to monitor the process of the current fasting, it also provides history and statistics of previous fasting, makes it possible to set goals and track dynamics. With a subscription, you get access to a huge amount of educational materials on intermittent fasting and healthy living in general. Of the minuses - the application is available only in English, but if you are fluent in it, there are no minuses.
Simple: Fasting Tracker
The Simple app boasts a lot more features than just a fasting tracker. Here you can control your daily sugar intake, the amount of exercise, and many other factors that directly affect healthy weight loss. When registering, the app is interested not only in your target weight, but also in lifestyle, chronic medical conditions and past / present eating disorders. Based on the entered data, Simple selects the fasting system suitable for you, recommends what to look for. True, all this is by subscription (the free period lasts only a week), so we do not recommend it for beginners - there is a risk that intermittent fasting simply will not suit you. If this type of food is familiar to you and you are sure,that you will not abandon it after a while - the application is definitely worthy of your attention and investment.
This application is similar in functionality to Zero and is available in Russian (and nine more, by the way). The basic Simple Fasting settings are designed for the 16: 8 intermittent fasting system, but it is easy to select a different mode in the settings that suits you. In the statistics section, you can see the history of previous fasting, as well as the dynamics of weight loss and general well-being. A wide range of additional functions is available by subscription, but most often the basic ones are enough.