weight loss

Intermittent Fasting – Is there any scientific basis for it?

written by Marsha Seidelman, M.D. on Sunday, January 19, 2020 Intermittent fasting has become popular both for weight loss and health improvement.  People have adapted this to be anything from alternate day fasts, drastically restricting calories for 2 days each week(a 5:2 plan), or restricting eating to a certain number of hours per day, usually …

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Why Is Weight Loss So Difficult – A Scientific Explanation

written by Marsha Seidelman, M.D. on Wednesday, 31st October, 2018 A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of going to a Smithsonian sponsored talk by Dr. Hall, who is a Senior Investigator at NIH and chief of one of the research programs at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases that reaches …

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