You’ve likley heard that intermittent fasting (IF) can help you lose weight when other diet and fitness plans have failed you. Before you jump on the IF train, there are some things you need to know if you want to be successful. We asked fasting expert Jason Fung, MD, a nephrologist (kidney specialist) and author of The Complete Guide to Fasting, to share tips when it comes to intermittent fasting for weight loss. Read on to learn his insights and see if IF is for you.
Before starting any new diet plan, including intermittent fasting, you should check in with your doctor first to see if the plan is right for you.