For many of us January is the month of FASTING – reducing calories or eating no sweets. A popular form of fasting is INTERMITTENT FASTING – the IF diet, the 16:8 diet or the 5:2 diet. It is based on alternating intervals of eating and fasting.
WHY IS IT SO POPULAR? Researchers have shown that it has a positive impact on weight loss, type-2-diabetes, cardiovascular disease and: AGEING: When we fast, exciting things happen in our bodies on the cellular and molecular level: For example our body’s cells change the expression of certain genes and initiate important cellular repair processes.
We have invited a nutrition scientist and a startup to take us through the scientific evidence of fasting as well as new solutions available on the market.