Tag: intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting? Research suggests you pay attention to your biological clock.

Intermittent fasting? Research suggests you pay attention to your biological clock. Intermittent fasting has grown in popularity. There are different theories on how you should do this, but new research suggests that your biological clock should dictate how you do it. According to a new study published in the journal PLoS Biology by biological science researchers at Vanderbilt, the answer to eating (or fasting) windows lies in the circadian rhythms of the body’s biological clock. According to the National Institutes of Health, are Circadian rhythms are physical, mental, and behavioral changes that follow a daily cycle. They respond primarily to Read More »

The weight loss myth behind exercise.

The weight loss myth behind exercise. Are you going to the gym to burn that extra weight off?  If so, you are using the wrong strategy according to a new article in Vox magazine.. Human beings are highly adaptable to exercise and our eating habits.  if you have ever been on a diet and did not lose weight even though you are taking calories, your body has adapted in ways you may not understand. Doing lots of cardio exercises is likely to make you eat more to compensate, rather than to lose weight.  Exercise is good for the heart, lungs Read More »

Weight loss through intermittent fasting is safe and effective, but is it for everyone?

Weight loss through intermittent fasting is safe and effective, but is it for everyone? A recent article published in USA Today explored weight loss through intermittent fasting.   This safe and effective form of dieting has grown in popularity and there are different methods of doing these. The article referenced a recent paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine which offers physicians advice on how to guide their patients through diets such as these. Mark Mattison of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine was interviewed by USA Today and said there are primarily two categories of intermittent diets which alternate Read More »