Health effects of intermittent fasting: hormesis or harm? A systematic review.

@article{Horne2015HealthEO,
  title={Health effects of intermittent fasting: hormesis or harm? A systematic review.},
  author={Benjamin D. Horne and Joseph Brent Muhlestein and Jeffrey L Anderson},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2015},
  volume={102 2},
  pages={
          464-70
        }
}
BACKGROUND Intermittent fasting, alternate-day fasting, and other forms of periodic caloric desistance are gaining popularity in the lay press and among animal research scientists. Whether clinical evidence exists for or is strong enough to support the use of such dietary regimens as health interventions is unclear. OBJECTIVE This review sought to identify rigorous, clinically relevant research studies that provide high-quality evidence that therapeutic fasting regimens are clinically… CONTINUE READING

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