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8 Wks W/ Weekly Fasting Day Trigger 6% Reduction of Body Fat % + Improved Mood on Follow Up | Plus: The Three Main Mechanisms Behind Intermittent Fasting’s Health Benefits

  Since the title of the study already gives it away, I suggest that we address the phrase “non-randomized”, which describes an essential characteristic of a recent 8-week study that was conducted by scientists from the Freie Universität Berlin (Germany), right away. Yes, the study was designed as a non-randomized controlled clinical trial with two …
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7-Day Protein-Modified Fast – All the Benefits of Fasting W/Out the Risk of Muscle Loss? Human Study Says…

  If you are not familiar with the idea of a “protein modified fast” here’s what it’s all about: in order to minimize the use of lean tissue as a source of energy, a protein-sparing modified fast (PSMF) will combine very low calorie diet with some (often high amounts of) protein, fluids, and vitamin and …
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Adaptation to Intermittent Ramadan Fasting Takes Time, but Eventually Mood, Fatigue, and the Quality of Life Improve

  It took some time, yeah, but after a few weeks the participants, students of the Hannover Medical School, where the trial was conducted actually felt better, not – as the scientists who conducted this Ramadan fasting study had expected – worse than without their religious fasting.   But let’s not go too fast, here. …