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Intermittent Fasting Research

Introduction To Intermittent Fasting Research

Find out more before starting your Intermittent Fasting journey with 2 Meal Day. Here are some of the most recent articles, journals, and Intermittent Fasting studies that we have come across that contribute to Intermittent Fasting Research.

Why Fast? What’s it all about?

Fasting teaches you to tune into your body. You will start to understand what “Real” hunger feels like, something that occurs every 16-24 hours not every four hours. Being in a fasted state promotes incredible changes in the body. Taking us back to the way human beings ate for thousands of years when food wasn’t constantly available. Intermittent Fasting has nothing to do with starvation. It’s about giving your body what it needs when it needs it. Just by pushing your first meal a bit later into the day you can optimise virtually every system in the body.

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Short-term modified alternate-day fasting: a novel dietary strategy for weight loss and cardioprotection in obese adults

This study examined the effects of ADF that is admin- istered under controlled compared with self-implemented con- ditions on body weight and coronary artery disease (CAD) risk indicators in obese adults.

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Beneficial Effects of Intermittent Fasting and Caloric Restriction on the Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Systems

Both IF and CR enhance cardiovascular and brain functions and improve several risk factors for coronary artery disease and stroke including a reduction in blood pressure and increased insulin sensitivity.

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Early Time-Restricted Feeding Improves Insulin Sensitivity, Blood Pressure, and Oxidative Stress Even without Weight Loss in Men with Prediabetes

A fascinating study to test whether intermittent fasting has benefits in humans in the absence of weight loss and calorie restriction. In conclusion, after 5 weeks, improved insulin levels, insulin sensitivity, b cell responsiveness, blood pressure, and oxidative stress levels.

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Energy Intake and Exercise as Determinants of Brain Health and Vulnerability to Injury and Disease

This article discusses the idea that Evolution favoured individuals with superior cognitive and physical abilities under conditions of limited food sources, and brain function can, therefore, be optimized by intermittent dietary energy restriction (ER) and exercise.

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10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Want to read some more of the health benefit of Intermittent Fasting? Here are 10 great ones that are all evidence-based from a recent article by Healthline!

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The Difference Between Fasting and Caloric Restriction

A great article written by Dr. Jason Fung on the biological difference between starvation and fasting. A must read.

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Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

This is a really interesting study on the therapeutic and healing effects of fasting. Hopefully, more studies like this are funded so we can understand the mechanisms and how they can be used practically.

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Short-term modified alternate-day fasting: a novel dietary strategy for weight loss and cardioprotection in obese adults

This study examined the effects of ADF that is admin- istered under controlled compared with self-implemented con- ditions on body weight and coronary artery disease (CAD) risk indicators in obese adults.

Download PDF

Beneficial Effects of Intermittent Fasting and Caloric Restriction on the Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Systems

Both IF and CR enhance cardiovascular and brain functions and improve several risk factors for coronary artery disease and stroke including a reduction in blood pressure and increased insulin sensitivity.

Download PDF

Early Time-Restricted Feeding Improves Insulin Sensitivity, Blood Pressure, and Oxidative Stress Even without Weight Loss in Men with Prediabetes

A fascinating study to test whether intermittent fasting has benefits in humans in the absence of weight loss and calorie restriction. In conclusion, after 5 weeks, improved insulin levels, insulin sensitivity, b cell responsiveness, blood pressure, and oxidative stress levels.

Download PDF

Energy Intake and Exercise as Determinants of Brain Health and Vulnerability to Injury and Disease

This article discusses the idea that Evolution favoured individuals with superior cognitive and physical abilities under conditions of limited food sources, and brain function can, therefore, be optimized by intermittent dietary energy restriction (ER) and exercise.

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