Can you provide the full reference for Dr. Pandas article showing the 28% lower body mass and 70% lower fat mass with time restricted feeding please?
Can you also confirm the duration of the experimental protocol (e.g. 4 weeks, 8 weeks, 12 weeks ect.)
Great podcast by the way!
Here is the full reference for those data.The experimental protocol lasted 12 weeks. Hope this helps!
Oh….mice, not humans then?
I’m not sure what this is supposed to prove.
Firstly it’s a “fasting mimicking diet” in which the participants eat commercial preparations of carbs, protein and fat - i.e. not entirely dissimilar to SlimFast shakes.
Secondly they are on a pretty decent calorie deficit for 5 days a month which obviously causes them to lose weight. And we know that all those disease risk factors can be lowered by being on a diet and losing weight.
What we can’t know, from this, is whether the timing is doing anything special.
Lastly it appears to be be done on behalf of a company who make the supplement/food which, whilst that doesn’t negate it entirely, doesn’t offer the confidence of an impartial, independent trial.
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