Study: Intermittent fasting may help with weight loss

September 17, 2018 08:30 PM

(KPRC) Some experts say eating small portions frequently throughout the day is the best type of diet, but intermittent fasting is the opposite concept and the National Institute on Aging claims it could make you live longer.

Tika Collins says it worked for her to achieve major weight loss.

Collins has been training for bodybuilding competitions for five years

She's been on and off diets to get to her competitive body weight, until she found a diet that helped shed the pounds she just couldn't get rid of with workouts alone.

"I had tried everything from dieting, doing two hours of cardio, and nothing seemed to work," she says. "So, once I researched intermittent fasting, I actually incorporated it into myself and my diet and my workouts and everything I was doing and I lost about 30 pounds in two months."

When it comes to intermittent fasting, there's several ways to do it.

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