Health benefits of fasting may include reduced inflammation, improved heart health and blood sugar regulation, or help with weight loss.
A doctor who has been intermittent fasting for years said he quit because his new study showed it has little benefit for health or weight loss
A cardiologist who previously recommended fasting to patients said his new research showed why we need good nutrition data to avoid biases on diets.
TikTok bans advertisements for weight loss products amid concerns they contribute to a culture of 'body shaming'
TikTok announced on Wednesday a ban on ads promoting weight loss products and fasting apps to create a more inclusive environment.
Wellness gurus are making dangerous claims that fasting for weeks at a time can treat diabetes and cancer
Advocates of extreme fasting falsely claim the practice can treat health issues like diabetes and could cure or prevent cancer.
Netflix's '(Un)Well' delves into the dark side of fasting, essential oils, tantric sex, and other popular 'wellness' trends
The Netflix docuseries (Un)Well exposes popular alternative wellness practices like fasting and tantric sex.
I'm confused about whether I should eat before exercising or not. Will working out 'fasted' in the morning help me lose fat?
Training "fasted" doesn't speed up fat loss — what matters is being a calorie deficit overall, so whether you eat before or not is down to personal preference.
Intermittent fasting can help with weight loss, even if you have a longer 'eating window' of 6 hours a day
A new study shows that an 18-hour fast is just as good for weight loss as fasting for 20-hours. Both work by cutting an average of 550 calories a day.
Multi-day fasting isn't worth downsides like hunger and loss of muscle mass, according to a nutritionist
Strict fasting has some longevity benefits, but a nutritionist says exercise, coffee, and sun are better ways to a long healthy life.
Fasting and practicing mindfulness in Ramadan also helped me open up, appreciate the little things, and work on my relationship with food.
Listening to your body is key, but if you want to train during Ramadan, keep your workouts light during the day and eat to stabilize your energy.
Intermittent fasting and other diets that restrict calorie intake could just put additional stress on your body during an already-challenging time.
'Speed keto' combines intermittent fasting and the keto diet. It boosts weight loss, but experts say it's a bad idea.
Keto plus fasting, called "speed keto," can lead to quick weight loss, but it isn't sustainable, according to experts.
Intermittent fasting is the best diet for weight loss, but the Mediterranean diet is easier to stick to and healthier overall, study finds
Researchers at the University of Otago studied people on intermittent fasting, paleo, and Mediterranean diets. Some were easier to stick to.
Goop Labs tests whether veganism, the Mediterranean diet, or fasting can make your body or "biological age" younger. Experts say it's not accurate.
Google revealed the top trending diet searches of 2019, and it included plans from celebrities like J. Lo and Adele
The hottest search, however, was intermittent fasting, or restricting when you eat to certain hours of the day.
A lazy version of intermittent fasting may help people lose fat and lower cholesterol by eating 10 hours a day
In a new study, 19 overweight people restricted their eating window to 10 hours a day, and achieved stunning results.
Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon say they fast for 16 hours every day and never eat in the morning
They say they consume only coffee and juice in the mornings. Aniston said she noticed "a big difference in going without solid food for 16 hours."
Will Smith says he fasted for 10 days and no longer needed a blood-pressure medication he'd been taking for a decade
The actor implemented the regimen to break his unhealthy eating patterns. A cardiologist said there were better ways to improve your heart health.
A sports nutritionist summited Mount Everest in just 10 days. Here's how she made the ascent that can often take weeks or months.
Roxanne Vogel took the fastest known route to Everest, by hacking her body into high-altitude, low-carb conditions.
A woman who summited Everest in just 2 weeks fasted during intense workouts and slept in oxygen-starved chambers to prepare for the journey
Roxanne Vogel, an endurance athlete, ate only about 200 calories the day she summited Everest. It was a feat she'd been training for.