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Our latest research was presented at the European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Portugal, May 2017.

Compared to using a ‘standard’ calorie-controlled continuous diet, intermittent fasting over the same amount of time with our 5:2 plan results in…

  • Lower blood pressure, which can reduce the risk of stroke.
  • The same percentage weight loss.
  • Equivalent improvements in insulin sensitivity.

The comparative effects of intermittent versus continuous energy restriction on postprandial glucose and lipid metabolism following 5% weight-loss. Antoni et al. A randomised controlled trial assessing the impact of intermittent vs continuous energy restriction on blood pressure and anthropometry in healthy subjects with central obesity. “The Met-IER Study”. Pinto et al.