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Not Weight Loss, Intermittent Fasting May Make You Lose Muscle Mass Instead

Every form of dieting should be done in a proper way. One cannot just pick up a diet, without considering the nutritional part of it.

In a bid to lose weight within a short span, several people around the world often resort to different fad diets. Keto diet, Mediterranean diet, intermittent fasting being the most popular ones in the list. Intermittent fasting is basically a meal timing schedule that involves food consumption in a restricted period of time and fasting for the rest of the day. It is also referred to as intermittent energy restriction. However, a latest study says that it might not be a wise strategy to opt for losing weight.

As per the research, in an intermittent fasting regime, one may have more muscle loss than weight loss. The findings were published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.

It was a 12-week study with 116 obese or overweight participants, aged between 18 and 64 years. These adults were…

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