Is Intermittent Fasting Killing People?

Why the headlines about fasting are not very reliable

Gideon M-K; Health Nerd
6 min readApr 9, 2024

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All of the stock photos for intermittent fasting are either related to Lent or Ramadan which is delightful but also not quite the direction I wanted for the piece, so enjoy this unhappy plate. Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash

Intermittent fasting (IF) is the diet choice that we love to hate. Honestly, as someone who has done it, I can see why. Refraining from eating for long periods of time on certain days of the week, or going without entirely for days at a time, is uncomfortable. It makes you grumpy, aloof, and easily annoyed…

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