Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is a meal schedule that alternates between periods of voluntarily abstaining from food and having regular meals (non-fasting1).

This methods has historically been practised in many cultures from all around the globe. Nowadays, this practice has been receiving a renewed interest, due to increased scientific studies that reveal several metabolic health benefits2.


  1. Patterson, R. E. & Sears, D. D. Metabolic effects of intermittent fasting. Annu. Rev. Nutr. 37, 371–393 (2017).
  2. Patterson, R. E. et al. Intermittent fasting and human metabolic health. J Acad Nutr Diet 115, 1203–1212 (2015).

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