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Comment: intermittent fasting (Score 5, Interesting) 251

by rfischer (#41178341) Attached to: Calorie Restriction May Not Extend Lifespan

It might turn out that it's not caloric restriction that's important, but periodic fasting.

There is research showing that even if you keep your overall food intake (and body weight) constant, but **fast on alternate days**, you can improve blood glucose and insulin levels

Check it:
http://www.pnas.org/content/100/10/6216.full

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