Tag Archives: Fasting

Medical News Today: Diabetes: Fasting before a blood test might actually be harmful

Before a blood cholesterol test, doctors typically advise that a person fast for several hours to get the most accurate results. However, a new study shows that in the case of people with diabetes, this approach could do more harm than good. New research explains why fasting before a blood test may not be such… Read More »

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 »

5 Intermittent Fasting Windows that Produce Weight Loss Results By Anna Yuen

   Many people want to lose weight easy and simple. However many weight loss programs have a lot of rules and complexities. Intermittent fasting keeps things simple, and it has become a very popular eating pattern to lose weight. This article looks into some of the most popular intermittent fasting windows that have been producing… Read More »