Association of Periodic Fasting with Lower Severity of COVID-19 Outcomes in the SARS-CoV-2 Prevaccine Era: an Observational Cohort from the INSPIRE Registry

Benjamin D. Horne et al. Intermittent fasting boosts some host defence mechanisms while modulating the inflammatory response. Lower-frequency fasting is associated with greater survival and lower risk from COVID-19-related comorbidities. This study evaluated associations of periodic fasting with COVID-19 severity and, secondarily, initial infection by SARS-CoV-2. … Routine periodic fasting was associated with a lower […]

Impact of Intermittent Fasting on Health and Disease Processes

Mark P. Mattson, Valter D. Longo, Michelle Harvie Humans in modern societies typically consume food at least three times daily, while laboratory animals are fed ad libitum. Overconsumption of food with such eating patterns often leads to metabolic morbidities (insulin resistance, excessive accumulation of visceral fat, etc.), particularly when associated with a sedentary lifestyle … […]