Intermittent fasting:a dietary intervention for prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease?


Intermittent fasting, in which individuals fast on consecutive or alternate days, has been reported to facilitate weight loss and improve cardiovascular risk. This review evaluates the various approaches to intermittent fasting and examines the advantages and limitations for use of this approach in the treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes.

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Divisions: Life & Health Sciences > Biosciences
Life & Health Sciences > Chronic and Communicable Conditions
Life & Health Sciences
Aston University (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: diet,weight loss,type 2 diabetes,obesity,intermittent fasting,fasting
Full Text Link: http://dvd.sage ... content/13/2/68
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2013-03
Authors: Brown, James E. (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-3504-7373)
Mosley, Martin J.
Aldred, Sarah



Version: Accepted Version

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