Fasting and different forms of fasting such as Intermittent Fasting and Time-Restricted Eating (TRE) are becoming popular as more and more studies supporting the benefits of eating less, such as autophagy, become more well known.
It’s also a practical and cost effective way to help reverse chronic diseases that are crippling world health systems and economies.
But some studies have come out that suggest fasting may be harmful to thyroid health and that carbohydrates are essential in T3 (active thyroid hormone) production and thus weight loss.
Is this true?
Read the in-depth article I wrote for ATP Science below where we dissect the studies and explain what the data really means.