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Intermittent fasting -Why does it work?

Introduction Intermittent fasting is currently a popular “in vogue” method of weight loss and healthy weight maintenance. In essence, it is a technique of cyclical calorie restriction reported to tap in to our bodies natural propensity to generate essential energy from stored fuel (fat), during times of little food, whilst not having to resort to the destruction of muscle and other essential tissues that occurs during prolonged starvation.  In addition, intermittent fasting also contributes to …