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ACC CardiaCast

Sep 24, 2021

Intermittent fasting has become very popular, but what are the data to support that it is effective and/or safe? In this episode, Robert Ostfeld, MD, MSc, FACC, and Ethan Weiss, MD, discuss an intermittent fasting dietary pattern, including the following key takeaways:

  • Although animal studies show promise, we await additional human data prior to potentially recommending this eating pattern.
  • In a randomized controlled human trial, time-restricted eating did not lead to greater weight loss than did eating without time restriction.

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