Intermittent Fasting

Working out on an empty stomach can build muscle and strength
There aren’t many fitness topics as controversial as this one question: Is it bad to work out on an empty stomach? Here, Greatist dismantles some old myths, once and for all.
Greatist sits down with Brad Pilon, one of the world's foremost experts on intermittent fasting, to discuss the benefits of short-term fasts, why we shouldn't obsess over calories, and the surprising reasons zen philosophy has a place in health and fitness. Listen right here on Greatist.com!
November is American Diabetes Month, so we decided to take a closer look at insulin: What does it do, how does it lead to diabetes, and what are the surprising ways it can help us lose fat?
Fasting is becoming an extraordinarily popular way to live longer, improve digestion, and lose fat, but it can still be a controversial subject. How did not eating become healthy?
A new study claims skipping breakfast is a no-no for heart health. But does when we eat really matter, and does the conventional wisdom of more frequent, smaller meals throughout the day still hold up?

Dr. Joseph Mercola is one of the most influential physicians online today, and also one of the most controversial. We spoke with the doctor about his website, medical advice, and his response to critics on some hot-button issues.

A new study claims skipping breakfast is a no-no for heart health. But does when we eat really matter, and does the conventional wisdom of more frequent, smaller meals throughout the day still hold up?
Fasting is becoming an extraordinarily popular way to live longer, improve digestion, and lose fat, but it can still be a controversial subject. How did not eating become healthy?
November is American Diabetes Month, so we decided to take a closer look at insulin: What does it do, how does it lead to diabetes, and what are the surprising ways it can help us lose fat?
Greatist sits down with Brad Pilon, one of the world's foremost experts on intermittent fasting, to discuss the benefits of short-term fasts, why we shouldn't obsess over calories, and the surprising reasons zen philosophy has a place in health and fitness. Listen right here on Greatist.com!
Working out on an empty stomach can build muscle and strength
There aren’t many fitness topics as controversial as this one question: Is it bad to work out on an empty stomach? Here, Greatist dismantles some old myths, once and for all.

Dr. Joseph Mercola is one of the most influential physicians online today, and also one of the most controversial. We spoke with the doctor about his website, medical advice, and his response to critics on some hot-button issues.