Krista Varady, PhD, is an associate professor of nutrition at University of Illinois, Chicago. Her research focuses on intermittent fasting for weight loss, weight maintenance and cardio-protection in obese adults. Dr. Varady’s work is funded by the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, International Life Sciences Institute and University of Illinois. She has published more than 50 publications on this topic and is author of Every Other Day Diet.
Intermittent fasting is the latest dieting craze. But it’s not just about weight loss.