A personal journal

Living with a rare disease. And cancer. Our journey since 2017.


What is intermittent fasting? And is it a good idea?

Intermittent fasting, or intermittent energy restriction, is an umbrella term for a diet which involves cycling between a period of significantly reduced caloric intake (fasting) and a period of regular eating. “Diet” or “dietary restriction” is what most of us think of as “going on a diet”, that is, reducing caloric intake. Eating fewer calories. Losing …