Reader Response to “On Fasting, Longevity, and Lean Mass”

Craig had some great questions that the answers for may benefit readers: Interesting post. Some thoughts…. I tried intermittent fasting of the 16:8 variety, for about 3 months. I had lots of fat to lose. I did drop maybe 3-4 lbs initially, and then nothing. Perhaps it works for some people as a weight loss … Continue reading Reader Response to “On Fasting, Longevity, and Lean Mass”

On Fasting, Longevity, and Lean Mass

As the evidence for intermittent fasting ("time restricted feeding") continues to become more and more robust, the discussion is shifting from "Is the purported effect real?" to "Who are the populations who can best put this to use?". Some of the early adopters (recently, not historically) were certain athletes tired of counting every morsel of … Continue reading On Fasting, Longevity, and Lean Mass

On Time-Restricted Feeding

I've received a number of emails recently from people who, due in large part of podcasts and tweets regarding studies done on animals, are gravely concerned that their eating patterns are messing with their circadian rhythm, including when they drink their coffee. The idea that coffee during the fasting window is actually signaling the circadian pacemaker … Continue reading On Time-Restricted Feeding