Intermittent fasting is a popular topic right now in the wellness community. Should you be fasting, and what is the best way to do it? In this seminar, dietitian Katheryn Scauzzo will describe the basics of fasting, the benefits of abstaining from food for a period of time, and the best techniques for voluntary food restriction. She will also emphasize the importance of fasting under the supervision of a medical professional or registered dietitian for optimal safety.
While the practice of fasting has existed for centuries, the reasons behind it have changed over time and from culture to culture. Why do people fast today, and what are the benefits of abstaining from food for a period of time? Join Dr. Scott Jamison for an in-depth look at common patterns of fasting, such as intermittent fasting, time-restricted eating, and periodic prolonged fasting.