By   September 29, 2010

Intermittent fasting is the ancient secret of health. It is ancient because it has been practiced throughout all of human history. It’s a secret because this powerful .

Fasting MythsHow does the Fast Diet work? That’s five days of normal eating, with little thought to calorie control and a . Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer show you how with the 5:diet. For example, if you finish your last meal at pm and then don’t eat until noon the next day, then you are technically fasting for hours between meals.

Intermittent fasting is one of the simplest strategies that can help you lose fat, gain muscle. Then, I fast for hours until I start eating again the next day at 1pm. Intermittent fasting just means extending that fasting perio and being a bit more conscious of your eating schedule overall. Fast, in this case, is not about speed.

Michael Mosley, the creator of The Fast Diet, believes that fasting can help with weight loss. Mosley, the term fasting does not mean . Michael Mosley, author of The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet, and Mimi Spencer comes a revised and updated edition of the #New York Times bestseller . An alternative is the so-called fasting-mimicking diet, devised by biochemist Valter Longo of the University of Southern California in Los .