Intermittent Fasting Does Help Shed Pounds

A pilot study into a 10-hour time-restricted eating intervention might lead to a new treatment option for metabolic syndrome patients at risk of developing diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

It found this 10-hour time-restricted eating intervention lowered blood pressure and cholesterol, and resulted in weight loss and reduced abdominal fat when combined with traditional medications,

Metabolic syndrome is often associated with the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. It is a clustering of at least three of the five following medical conditions: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high serum triglycerides, central obesity and low serum high-density lipoprotein (HDL). Metabolic syndrome affects nearly 30 percent of the U.S. population.

Excerpted from Medical Daily

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