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SHOULD WOMEN BE fasting?

According to advocates of intermittent fasting (IF), strategically skipping a meal or two has a host of health benefits: it lowers your diabetes risk by decreasing insulin resistance; enhances growth hormone production (good for anti-ageing); and improves cognition through the release of dopamine.

In short, IF is a way of eating that focuses on you eat instead of you eat, and involves going without food for a determined period of time. One popular approach is the 16:8 fast, where you fast for 16 hours (say between the hours of 7pm and 11am), and eat within an eight-hour window. Then there is the 5:2 method,

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