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Intermittent Fasting Research

Introduction

If you would like to know more before starting your intermittent fasting journey, here are some of the most recent articles and journals I have come across.

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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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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Challenging Oneself Intermittently to Improve Health

Intermittent fasting, regular exercise and consumption of dietary phytochemicals can have a major positive impact on health by bolster- ing adaptive cellular stress response pathways that protect against and counteract a range of major diseases.

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Eating Two Larger Meals a Day (Breakfast and Lunch) is More Effective Than Six Smaller Meals in a Reduced-Energy Regimen

Really interesting piece looking at the difference between eating 2 or 6 meals a day. Interestingly they chose Breakfast and Lunch as their two meals. I can only imagine this is because they feel that breakfast is the most important meal of the day!

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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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Challenging Oneself Intermittently to Improve Health

Intermittent fasting, regular exercise and consumption of dietary phytochemicals can have a major positive impact on health by bolster- ing adaptive cellular stress response pathways that protect against and counteract a range of major diseases.

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Eating Two Larger Meals a Day (Breakfast and Lunch) is More Effective Than Six Smaller Meals in a Reduced-Energy Regimen

Really interesting piece looking at the difference between eating 2 or 6 meals a day. Interestingly they chose Breakfast and Lunch as their two meals. I can only imagine this is because they feel that breakfast is the most important meal of the day!

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The Role of Therapeutic Fasting in Women's Health

This article reviews all the animal and human studies which address women's health and disorders. It summarises that "Fasting as discussed has a major role to play in women’s health during the various phases of her life. However, there is a need for larger randomized control trials to explain these benefits in a larger level."

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Is Intermittent Fasting Scientifically Based?

An interesting journal trying to summarize the scientific facts about the intermittent fasting and also the benefits, efficacy, indications and it's side effects.

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