Health & Fitness

Time Restricted Eating and the Benefits

Kristen Sparrow • July 27, 2018

In my newsletter from over a year ago now, I explained the value of time restricted eating.  This article from the New York Times outlines the thinking and benefits.  Satchin Panda has popularized this approach and I became aware of him through Rhonda Patrick.  Click on the graphic for the story.  This excerpt is particularly interesting, since it means that simply by restricting the time you eat, without altering your intake in any other way has multiple benefits.  “In 2012, Dr. Panda and his colleagues at the Salk Institute took genetically identical mice and split them into two groups. One had round-the-clock access to high-fat, high-sugar foods. The other ate the same foods but in an eight-hour daily window. Despite both groups consuming the same amount of calories, the mice that ate whenever they wanted got fat and sick while the mice on the time-restricted regimen did not: They were protected from obesity, fatty liver and metabolic disease. “