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Intermittent Fasting No Better Than Other Calorie Restriction Diets

Scientists have concluded that intermittent fasting, also referred to as the 5:2 diet or the 16:8 diet, does help with weight loss, but it’s no better than conventional calorie restriction diets for losing weight. An example of an intermittent fasting diet is feasting for 8 hours and then fasting for 16 hours. Some intermittent fasting… Read More »

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What are the benefits of intermittent fasting?

Intermittent fasting refers to an eating cycle that includes periods of fasting of around 12–36 hours. Many proponents of intermittent fasting report improved weight management. Scientists are conducting many intermittent fasting studies in animals, but some benefits may also apply to humans. Research links intermittent fasting to benefits including: weight loss improved markers of health… Read More »

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Fasting to Reverse Diabetes

Diabetes is a very common condition in the United States, with more than 100 million adults estimated to be diabetic or pre-diabetic. To avoid a future filled with insulin injections, many people try to find non-pharmaceutical ways to deal with diabetes. To that end, there is new hope coming from research that suggests fasting could… Read More »

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