Popular Diets: Intermittent Fasting
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Yavelow, Michelle, Daniela Mendoza-Rivero, and Wendy Dahl. 2020. “Popular Diets: Intermittent Fasting”. EDIS 2020 (5). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fs409-2020.


Weight loss can be challenging. Starting a restrictive diet can be emotionally draining and difficult to adhere to. Is there a more effective way to lose weight? Does the timing and frequency of meals help to lose weight? This new 4-page publication of the UF/IFAS Food Science and Human Nutrition Department describes the benefits and risks of intermittent fasting for weight loss. Written by Michelle Yavelow, Daniela Rivero Mendoza, and Wendy Dahl.

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