Fast or nah

Two signs that intermittent fasting is actually working, according to devotees

It's complicated...


Intermittent fasting’s favorite word may not mean what you think

If you've tried intermittent fasting, you may have heard of autophagy: a real but much-hyped process that's more complicated than it sounds.

Think fast

Male and female bodies respond differently to intermittent fasting

Here's what we know so far.

fast not furious

Intermittent fasting may improve your mood

But unfortunately, scientists don’t know for sure.


Intermittent fasting may not offer dramatic benefits — here’s why

What defines success depends on who you ask.

total recall

Intermittent fasting could significantly shape long-term memory

If our brains are anything like those of mice in a maze, fasting may hone recall skills.

family heirloom

Intermittent fasting could have unintended effects on future generations

Worms’ descendants suffered from their ancestors’ diets.

full stop

The hormone that helps us feel full may also help keep our brain together

There’s more to leptin than meets the eye.

Gut feeling

How fasting changes your gut microbiome

The timing of eating matters.

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Sleep and intermittent fasting: Here's how science explains it

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5 popular intermittent fasting methods and how they work

Here’s what they do to your body.

liquid lunch

5 liquids that technically won’t break a fast

Science says so.