Cam Jones, one half of the Goal Guys, two brothers who make fitness videos, fasted for 16 hours a day for 30 days and and lost 6 pounds.
A growing body of research indicates fasting regularly may be beneficial for our health. Here's how to do it safely and effectively.
You should avoid intermittent fasting if you're trying to build muscle, have trouble sleeping, or have a history of disordered eating, experts say.
Strict keto and fasting may feel "freeing" but dieters should be aware of signs that restriction has become unhealthy, an expert says.
Will Cole, health advisor to Gwyneth Paltrow, uses "intuitive fasting" to balance cravings and energy levels. Skeptics think it's another fad diet.
Gwyneth Paltrow said she's using keto and intermittent fasting to treat lingering COVID-19 symptoms.
For the 16:8 intermittent fasting method, eating an early dinner and skipping breakfast may be the easiest way to stick to the schedule. If you’re using the 14:10 method, you may want to start your fast at 7 or 8 pm so that you can digest dinner before going to […]
Advocates of intermittent fasting are claiming that women should do it differently than men. Bulletproof CEO Dave Asprey says women can be more attuned to the effects, and should do shorter fasts. Experts say there’s isn’t enough evidence yet that women are more or less susceptible to side effects. Visit […]
The keto diet is overhyped, according to Dave Asprey, biohacker and CEO of Bulletproof. Asprey was an early advocate of keto, and popularised Bulletproof coffee – a keto-friendly recipe of coffee with butter and MCT oil. He recommends using keto in moderation, and regularly eating nutrient-dense, carb-heavy foods. Visit Insider’s […]
Intermittent fasting is linked to health benefits such as weight loss and longevity. But fasting doesn’t have to mean going hungry, according to Bulletproof CEO Dave Asprey. Research suggests you can eat some foods while fasting if you avoid protein and keep insulin low. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
The benefits of fasting can include reducing inflammation, boosting cognitive functioning, regulating blood sugar levels, improving heart health, and helping with weight loss. To fast safely and effectively for health benefits, you should discuss your fasting with your doctor beforehand, especially if you have a condition like diabetes. This article […]
Dr. Ethan Weiss, a cardiologist, has long been an advocate of intermittent fasting, recommending it to patients for weight loss and health benefits and practicing it himself for over five years. But Weiss said he quit fasting after his new study showed it has no apparent benefits compared with normal […]
Fasting for 16 hours a day may not make a significant difference for weight loss or other health measures such as blood sugar control, according to a new study. Researchers found no difference in weight loss or metabolic health between people who fasted and a control group during a 12 […]
Episode four of the new Netflix docuseries (Un)Well explores fasting in its most extreme form, as adherents spends weeks consuming nothing but water. Advocates of extreme fasting diets say the practice can treat health issues like diabetes and cure or prevent cancer. These claims are unfounded and dangerous. Side effects […]
Intermittent fasting (IF), or limiting food intake to a specific time period, appears to offer a range of health benefits, including for weight loss. A new study comparing fasting styles found that a longer fasting time isn’t necessarily better. Data showed a four-hour and six-hour eating window both led to […]
Fasting, or restricting food intake to specific days or time periods, has gained popularity in recent years as some research shows it can have benefits for weight loss, digestion, and even a longer life. Some forms of extreme fasting severely restrict calories, limit protein, or extend fasts for multiple days, […]
Intermittent fasting is a different type of weight-loss plan where you restrict when, or how much, you eat instead of what you eat. There are different types of intermittent fasting that either involves limiting the time you eat to a certain window every day, or drastically restricting your caloric intake […]