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Intermittent Fasting For Covid-19.

 What is Intermittent Fasting? Currently there are two methods of intermittent fasting which are widely practiced. 16:8 : Person eats 8 hours a day and fasts the remaining 16 hours- Eating between 12 pm to 8pm. 5:2 : Person eats normal diet on 5 days a week and fasts the remaining 2 days (not in a row) with calorie intake of less than 500 calorie meal on these days. Diet is usually low carb and high fat diet and packaged foods are avoided. Researchers have found that although weight loss is similar to calorie based diet, intermittent fasting has some added benefits. Eating for 8 hours and fasting for 16 hours triggers a metabolic switch, shifting from glucose based energy to ketone based energy with resultant increased longevity, increased stress resistance, decreased incidence of diseases including cancer and obesity. Click Here .  Studies have shown that Intermittent Fasting can improves insulin sensitivity, blood pressure and oxidative stress: all of which place a person 'high r