Medical research

Ketostasis: nature's sweet spot

For followers of popular science news—or of the latest diet craze—the term "intermittent fasting" is decidedly trending. Each new mention of the eating plan brings with it more revelations about the health benefits it ...

Overweight & Obesity

Is intermittent fasting a quick fix?

One of the latest diet trends is intermittent fasting. There are two common approaches to fasting. One is to eat few calories on certain days and then eat normally the rest of the time. The other involves eating only during ...

Health

What 'dry fasting' is and why you shouldn't do it

A new fad diet making the rounds on wellness influencer Instagram won't actually help you lose weight. And it could cause dehydration, urinary tract infections, kidney stones, organ failure—even death.

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