Authors: deCabo R, Mattson MP

PMID: 31881139 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1905136


Evidence is accumulating that eating in a 6-hour period and fasting for 18 hours can trigger a metabolic switch from glucose-based to ketone-based energy, with increased stress resistance, increased longevity, and a decreased incidence of diseases, including cancer and obesity.

Keywords: fasting, intermittent fasting, health