Longevity to mental clarity; 5 benefits of intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting or eating during a specific time window can help you burn fat, manage blood sugar, shed weight apart

Published on Nov 20, 2023 02:00 PM IST 6 Photos

Intermittent fasting is when you eat during a specific time window while fasting for the rest. This leads to a metabolic switch that helps in burning fat. Research says the diet plan can also reduce inflammatory markers and lower cholesterol. Nutritionist Karishma Shah on many benefits of intermittent fasting. (istockphoto)

1. Weight management: Say goodbye to pesky pounds as intermittent fasting helps your body burn fat efficiently. When you don't eat food for several hours, your body will start to burn fat, leading to metabolic switching. (Unsplash)

2. Enhanced longevity: Want to live a longer, healthier life? This approach may hold the key by promoting cellular repair and longevity. (Shutterstock)


3. Metabolic health: It's not just about the scale; intermittent fasting can also improve insulin sensitivity and blood sugar control. The eating pattern can help keep diabetes at bay. (Unsplash)

4. Cardiovascular support: Love your heart! This fasting strategy may reduce risk factors for heart disease. (Shutterstock)