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on Nov. 12, 2016 :
Intermittent fasting is not evidence-based. It's yet another fad that is going to be mocked in only a few years. The body slows down its Basal Metabolic Rate in response to decreased caloric intake, which is one reason why almost all dieters regain the weight. If anything, intermittent fasting is a good way to encourage weight gain.
Most people reading this would be better off engaging in healthy eating and exercise, and learning to accept their bodies. Approach something like this with the utmost caution.
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