Time-restricted eating may help sleep, metabolism, and spontaneous activity (apart from weight loss) | Ruth Patterson

Parent Episode: Ruth Patterson, PhD, on Time-Restricted Eating in Humans & Breast Cancer Prevention

Time-restricted eating, which involves taking in food within a specific period of the day and fasting for the remainder, can improve certain biomarkers of health - even without weight loss. One theory is that this eating pattern coordinates food intake with the body's peak metabolism period. Time-restricted eating can promote better sleep, and sufficient sleep itself can improve some biomarkers, creating a virtuous cycle. In this clip, Dr. Ruth Patterson discusses the beneficial effects that time-restricted eating can have on the biomarkers of health - independent of weight loss.

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