- Douglas Bennion, Martin Wegman, Michael Guo, Univ. of Florida
- Read Time: 8 mins
Fasting is something that human beings have practiced throughout history, often out of circumstance rather than choice. Intermittent fasting (also called alternate day fasting) has become a popular diet. In most versions of intermittent fasting, people fast or eat very little a few days each week and then eat normal amounts during the remaining days.