Integrative Medicine Alert – June 1, 2020
June 1, 2020
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This article explores the existing evidence for using intermittent fasting as a strategy to promote weight loss. The evidence suggests that intermittent fasting worked as well as continuous energy restriction to achieve weight loss, but was not superior.
The 2018 guidelines for exercise in cancer survivors conclude there is sufficient evidence to recommend specific doses of aerobic exercise, resistance training, and/or a combination of the two to improve common symptoms found in this population, such as anxiety, depression, fatigue, and quality of life.