Have you been told by your doctor to consider dropping a few kilos? The good news is that often even a small amount of weight loss can improve your health outlook.
What science says about how to lose weight and whether you really need to.
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A professor in nutrition and dietetics explains.
The popular diet isn’t quite the weight loss “miracle” people claimed it was.
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Recent study found it’s no more a “miracle” solution for weight loss than regular diets are.
No or little food and drink is allowed during fasting periods.
The evidence suggests that intermittent fasting can be an effective way to lose weight over a period of months. However, one size does not fit all, and it could be another’s idea of hell.
People on the diet need to restrict intake of calories on fasting days.
The “new” weight-loss strategy known as the 5:2 diet has been receiving much attention in the media since the book The Fast Diet: The Secret of Intermittent Fasting - Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, Live Longer…