The science behind time-restricted eating

Dr. Joseph Mercola  ·  Aug 23, 2019

Research overwhelmingly supports the notion that ditching the three-square- meals-a-day approach in favor of time-restricted feeding—a form of intermittent fasting—can do wonders for your health. Contrary to modern belief, your body isn’t designed to be fed throughout the day, and the near-continuous grazing that most engage in can have serious health consequences.

Research by Satchidananda Panda, Ph.D., suggests 90 percent of people eat for more than 12 hours a day, and over time this habit will wreak havoc on your metabolism and limit your ability to metabolize fat as a primary fuel.

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