Fasting has been part of life for many cultures for hundreds of years whether for religious reasons, lack of food supply, or health.
More recently, intermittent fasting has become trendy as a way to lose weight and enhance brain and body function. Intermittent fasting, as opposed to traditional fasting, involves alternating short-term fasts with periods of eating,
Many intermittent fasting protocols were started as adjuncts to fitness programs to improve lean body mass but have evolved to focus on the fasting part without specific exercise plans.
So, should you try intermittent fasting?