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Every-Other-Day ‘Fasting’ in Trained Athletes: Effects Range from Fat Loss to Significant Performance Enhancement

  Intermittent fasting in its various incarnation (aka “lean gains” = 6/18, “every-other-day”, “2-3 weekly fasting days, etc.) are getting more and more popular and science shows: #Fastingis probably not just a fad. In fact, the number of RCTs to confirm beneficial effects on body composition, inflammation, heart and brain health, etc. increases by the …
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Will Intermittent Fasting Make You Overeat on Non-Fasting Days? The Opposite Was the Case in Two Recent RCTs

Let’s get this straight, first: The results of Jennifer Harvey’s latest paper cannot be applied 1:1 to what most of you probably think of when they hear the phrase “intermittent fasting”, i.e. the daily restriction of food intake to 6-8h windows. It’s rather about the type of “intermittent fasting” both, nutrition research and mainstream media, …