• Every Diet Works For Someone, No Diet Works For Everyone, Diets Are Difficult - IF 2021 Edition

    7 days ago - By Weighty Matters

    Joining an ever increasing cavalcade of studies of different diets that demonstrate they all work as well or as poorly as one another comes this week's A randomised controlled trial of the 5:2 diet published in PLoS. In it researchers randomly assigned 300 participants to receive either:
    1) "Standard" brief contact in the form of a 20 minute chat, and the provision of a booklet discussing UK's national dietary guidelines and a leaflet of various local weight management resources, 2) 20 minutes of Q&A on IF dieting and provision of a leaflet describing 5:2 style intermittent fasting (IF...
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