According to the author of the study, Christa Varadi, intermittent fasting can also significantly reduce the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease by lowering blood pressure, “bad” cholesterol, triglycerides. It also prevents type 2 diabetes.
In the analysis, the researchers looked at 11 studies in which 130 tests were conducted on various intermittent fasting regimens. It turned out that only a 5/2 diet and fasting every other day led to a weight loss of more than 5 percent.
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