‘We were surprised’: Intermittent fasting has major health risks

The American Heart Association warned Monday that intermittent fasting, a popular weight-loss and inflammation-fighting approach, is dangerous.

A research presented at the association's meeting in Chicago this week found that persons eating eight hours

a day have a 91% higher risk of cardiovascular disease than those eating 12-16 hours.

Senior research author Victor Wenze Zhong, chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

at Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine in Shanghai, China, cautioned that these are preliminary data.

"Although the study identified an association between an eight-hour eating window and cardiovascular death, this does


 not mean that time-restricted eating caused cardiovascular death," Zhong told the crowd.


The American Heart Association used CDC National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data to study 20,000 U.S.


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