Periodic fasting could be of benefit to the heart
At the moment, heart disease is one of the biggest killer diseases in the world. Various health indicators are linked with either a decreased or an increased risk of contracting heart diseases.
Periodic fasting can bring about improvement in the diverse risk factors such as blood pressure LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol, inflammatory markers, blood triglycerides as well as the levels of the blood sugar.
But many of this assertions are based on studies conducted on animals, therefore there is need for further study in humans before recommendations can be made on the effect of periodic fasting on the health of the heart
Conclusion: researches have shown that periodic fasting can bring about drastic improvement in the diverse risk factors such as blood pressure, cholesterol, blood triglycerides as well as inflammatory markers.