A New Study: Intermittent Fasting Is A Tool, Not Magic

Egis R.
3 min readMay 5, 2022
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Some guy on Twitter said intermittent fasting causes magical effects and leads to greater weight loss compared to the daily calorie restriction? Bad news — a new study added more evidence that intermittent fasting is no better than the daily calorie restriction [bite me, Twitter zealot].

Liu et al. randomized 139 participants with obesity into one of two groups:

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Egis R.

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