Health: The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

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“Intermittent fasting is an eating plan where you cycle between periods of eating and fasting” — Paul Ebeling

There are different types of intermittent fasting, such as the 16/8 and 5:2 methods. Many studies show that it can have powerful benefits for your body and brain.

Here are several evidence-based health benefits of intermittent fasting, as follows:

Changes the function of hormones, cells, and genes

Can help you lose weight and visceral fat

Can reduce insulin resistance, lowering your risk for type 2 diabetes

 Can reduce oxidative stress and inflammation in the body

Induces various cellular repair processes

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May be beneficial for heart health the world’s biggest killer

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Has benefits for your brain

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May extend your lifespan, helping you live longer

Currently, IF is one of the most popular eating styles out there.

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