Role of Intermittent Fasting on Improving Health and Reducing Diseases


International Journal of Health Sciences


Salah Mesalhy Aly


Nutritional status is the major contributors to self-sufficiency, disease recovery and quality of life. Obesity may result from overfeeding, dietetic errors or other multiple genetic, metabolic and behavioral abnormalities, it induce both insulin resistance and pancreatic beta-cell dysfunction and therefore consider as the cornerstone of type 2 diabetes.

Intermittent fasting, in which individuals fast on consecutive or alternate days, has been reported to facilitate weight loss preventing the progression of type 2 diabetes (2) and consequently improve cardiovascular risk. …


July 1, 2014

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