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

James E. Brown, Martin J. Mosley, Sarah Aldred

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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.
LanguageEnglish
Pages68-72
Number of pages5
JournalBritish Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease
Volume13
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013

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Fasting
Cardiovascular Diseases
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Weight Loss
Obesity

Keywords

  • diet
  • weight loss
  • type 2 diabetes
  • obesity
  • intermittent fasting
  • fasting

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In: British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease, Vol. 13, No. 2, 03.2013, p. 68-72.

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