Can fasting help you live longer?
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Intermittent fasting was the top-trending diet search in Google in 2019. Its wild popularity aside, a new scientific report suggests that this diet method can reduce blood pressure, aid in weight loss and improve longevity. We explore if this diet trend really lives up to its hype.
Produced by: Juliet Jacobs
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Juliet Jacobs
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Tags: The Bigger Picture, The Daily Digest, intermittent fasting, diet, dieting, blood pressure, weight loss, longevity, The New England Journal of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, neuroscience, Mark Mattson, metabolic switching, blood sugar regulation, stress, inflammation, blood lipid levels, resting heart rate, obesity, diabetes, brain health, memory, neurodegeneration, dementia,