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

Abstract

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.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1474651413486496
Divisions: College of Health & Life Sciences > School of Biosciences
College of Health & Life Sciences > Chronic and Communicable Conditions
College of Health & Life Sciences
Aston University (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: diet,weight loss,type 2 diabetes,obesity,intermittent fasting,fasting
Publication ISSN: 1753-4305
Full Text Link: http://dvd.sage ... content/13/2/68
Related URLs: http://www.scop ... tnerID=8YFLogxK (Scopus URL)
PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2013-03
Authors: Brown, James E. (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-3504-7373)
Mosley, Martin J.
Aldred, Sarah

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