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Nutritionists pick out the most effective intermittent fasting diets based on the latest science.
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Many people find intermittent fasting to be more flexible and easy to follow than other diets.
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Most research shows intermittent fasting to be no better for weight loss than counting calories.
Intermittent fasting could have an array of health benefits, but as of yet there are no long-term studies into its effects.
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Proponents of intermittent fasting say the clock can help you win the battle of the bulge. But the science behind it is a little more complicated.
A new study on intermittent fasting didn’t find much of an effect, but the participants usual diet patterns may have something to do with it.
When the main circadian clock in the brain is out of sync with eating rhythms, it impacts the brain’s ability to function fully.
Healthy eating is not just what you eat, but when you eat. Eating rhythms that are in sync with the circadian clock can benefit general well-being and may have a protective effect against mental illness.
Some people believe eating many small meals will boost your metabolism.
The best eating strategy for weight loss is the one that suits you.
The diet could reinforce bad eating habits.
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This latest fad diet draws many parallels with other intermittent fasting-type diets.
Changes to our circadian rhythm can impact our physical and mental health.
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Researchers are only beginning to understand the relationship eating time and circadian rhythm have on our body weight.
New study finds compensatory eating the day before.
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Intermittent fasting diets are increasingly popular.
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.
Research into intermittent fasting suggests it’s not a health gimmick.
Mice that had only water before receiving chemotherapy, experienced less or no side effects compared to mice fed normally.
Research in animals and humans shows periods of fasting before and after chemotherapy protects healthy cells while killing cancerous ones more efficiently.
Good news. Taking a break from your diet every so often will help you lose weight in the long term.
Allowing yourself a treat every now and then will stop you failing in the long run.
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.
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Alternate day fasting stresses cells, which may make them stronger.