What do chronic diseases like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, obesity, and mental health conditions like Alzheimer’s disease and depression all have in common? The answer is inflammation. If you have a condition that causes inflammation, or is because of inflammation, then an anti-inflammatory diet may be for you.
Intermittent fasting may be beneficial for some if sustained for short periods and done so occasionally. However, healthy eating needs to be a key focus during non-fasting times. It is by no means an excuse to binge on eating days, which could do more harm than good.