Episode 3: 9 Key Benefits of Intermittent Fasting (aka Time-Restricted Eating)

Today I cover several important benefits of intermittent fasting, or time-restricted eating. I think understanding these health benefits will get you motivated to take action and improve your health!

Topics Addressed

  • Intro (00:08)
  • Fasting and blood sugar (2:20)
  • Insulin resistance and why it matters (4:11)
  • Heart disease & other chronic illnesses (6:52)
  • Blood pressure (8:01)
  • Sleep quality (9:28)
  • Brain health (11:27)
  • Weight management (12:44)
  • Controlling hunger (13:51)
  • Convenience (16:04)
  • Recap / summary (17:21)

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Ben Tanner, PA-C

Ben Tanner, PA-C

Ben has been practicing as a physician assistant (PA, or PA-C, similar to a doctor) in emergency medicine, urgent care, and family practice since 2014. Since 2016, he has developed an avid interest in various forms of fasting, using it to improve his own health while helping friends, family, and patients do the same.