Can Intermittent Fasting Increase Your Lifespan?

Intermittent fasting is a diet or lifestyle which involves a period of fasting and non-fasting. Good news is this type of diet allows you not only to lose weight but also to have a longer and healthier life.

According to the research conducted by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, manipulation of mitochondrial networks inside cells may promote health and increase lifespan. There are two ways in which mitochondrial networks can be manipulated — by genetic manipulation or by dietary restriction.

Intermitted fasting is a time-restricted diet that involves reducing the allowable time of daily calories intake to anywhere between four and 12 hours a day.

Excerpted from the Inquisitr

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