Month: February 2020

How one woman used intermittent fasting to lose 80 pounds in a year

By Stephanie Thurrott In January 2019, Martine Etienne-Mesubi had had enough. She was 42 years old, and she weighed 225 pounds. She couldn’t play outdoors with Zoe, her 6-year-old daughter, without stopping to catch her breath. “When we went to the park I’d say, ‘Hold on Zoe, let’s take a break, let’s wait for mom, …

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What Is Intermittent Fasting and Does It Really Work?

People who choose not to eat for 12 hours a day claim fasting gives you more sleep, energy and abs. Are these people just annoying or are they onto something? Generally, intermittent fasting is a diet strategy that involves alternating periods of eating and extended fasting (meaning no food at all or very low calorie consumption). …

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‘Intermittent Fasting’ Diet Could Boost Your Health

Here comes the new year, and with it hordes of folks looking for ways to fulfill resolutions to eat healthy. Intermittent fasting is a legitimate option they might want to consider, claims a new review in the Dec. 26 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. “The state of the science on intermittent fasting has evolved to …

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The Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is not a diet, it’s a pattern of eating. It’s a way of scheduling your meals so that you get the most out of them. Intermittent fasting doesn’t change what you eat, it changes when you eat. Why is it worthwhile to change when you’re eating? Well, most notably, it’s a great way to get lean without …

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