The widespread popularity of the 5:2 Diet has shed light on the health benefits of regular fasting. The research on regular fasting (also known as intermittent fasting) suggests that it can have significant positive effects on measures of your internal health, which can, in turn, have a positive impact on many chronic diseases.
The following resource from Precision Nutrition outlines several fasting protocols, and the many benefits to your internal health that you can reap when following an intermittent fasting regime. We recommend reading carefully through each chapter of this comprehensive and evidence-based document to learn the why, how, what, and when of intermittent fasting!
Written by Brendan Rigby, Accredited Exercise Physiologist.
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