Intermittent fasting (IF) or periodic fasting is gaining ground in various communities as a way to improve overall health and well-being. Following various forms of IF has generally resulted in positive outcomes for everyone, from athletes to everyday citizens,
One typical form of IF is to start the day with black tea or coffee and push one's first meal of the day anywhere from five to seven hours after waking up. These regimens typically allow the person to exist in a fasted state or a non-fasted state.
With your knowledge of biochemistry and metabolism, which of the following statement(s) would help explain, relate to and/or support IF as a dietary lifestyle?
Select ALL that apply.