6 Benefits of Intermittent Fasting — Weight Loss is Just the Start

If you’re not familiar with intermittent fasting, it’s not a diet but rather a pattern of eating. You choose a part of the day to refrain from eating, called your fasting window, and the other part of the day to eat, which is your eating window. The most common type of IF is known as the 16:8 plan, where you fast for 16 hours and you eat from noon until 8 p.m.

Intermittent fasting (IF) is gaining popularity, most notably because it can help people lose weight. That’s not the only positive effect, though! Here are six common health benefits you’ll experience from intermittent fasting.

Excerpted from Pop Sugar

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