Do you like food? Sure! Who doesn’t? What if I told you you could lose weight, prevent disease, and live longer, you’d be interested right? What’s the catch? Nothing! All you have to do is not eat… for some unspecified amount of time… with some unknown frequency. Sound too good to be true? It just might be. In this week’s episode, we’re here to help you decide if intermittent fasting is right for you.
We mention a few resources in the episode, which we’ve linked below:
We were TOTALLY WRONG about the cancer podcast. It wasn’t Dana Farber, although they have an excellent series of podcasts about nutrition and cancer. The one Molly was think thinking of was actually from cancer.net and the link is here: https://www.cancer.net/
blog/podcasts/fasting-and- cancer-with-suzanne-dixon-mph- ms-rdn-and-annette-goldberg- ms-mba-rdn-ldn
- The Atlantic: The New Way to Love Food
- Healthline: Intermittent Fasting (note – this is not a reputable source. We used this website to research what information about intermittent fasting is currently available and popular on the internet)
Chew On This:
- Fightmaster Yoga on Youtube
- Molly Moon’s Vegan Salted Caramel
- Gingerade Kombucha
- “Under Disguise” Donut Onsie from Fred Meyer
- Cherif A, Roelands B, Meeusen R, Chamari K. Effects of Intermittent Fasting,
Caloric Restriction, and Ramadan Intermittent Fasting on Cognitive Performance at
Rest and During Exercise in Adults. Sports Med. 2016 Jan;46(1):35-47. doi:
10.1007/s40279-015-0408-6. Review. PubMed PMID: 26438184.
- Seimon RV, Roekenes JA, Zibellini J, Zhu B, Gibson AA, Hills AP, Wood RE, King
NA, Byrne NM, Sainsbury A. Do intermittent diets provide physiological benefits
over continuous diets for weight loss? A systematic review of clinical trials.
Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2015 Dec 15;418 Pt 2:153-72. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2015.09.014.
Epub 2015 Sep 16. Review. PubMed PMID: 26384657.
- Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Aug;102(2):464-70. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.115.109553. Epub 2015 Jul 1. Health effects of intermittent fasting: hormesis or harm? A systematic review.
- Horne, B. D., Muhlestein, J. B., & Anderson, J. L. (2015). Health effects of intermittent fasting: hormesis or harm? A systematic review. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 102(2), 464–470. http://doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.