Intermittent Fasting Has Drawbacks

[After a year], LDL cholesterol in the intermittent fasting group ended up 10% higher than the constant calorie-restriction group despite the exact same loss of body fat.

Even with proactive medication reduction, advice to immediately break the fast should sugars drop too low, and weekly medical supervision, type 2 diabetics fasting even just two days a week were twice as likely to suffer from hypoglycemic episodes compared to an unfasted control group.”

Even just fasting for a day can significantly slow the clearance of some drugs (like the blood-thinning drug coumadin).

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