Quality of life—we all want it. And it’s affected as we age. With medical advances and improvements in the environment, average lifespan is now about 70 years. But as we live longer, it’s become clear that quality of life trumps quantity, or length, of life. Age brings physical changes. As your physical health declines, your muscles get weaker, your memory fades, your vision and hearing dwindle . . . What causes this? And can you change it?
Are you a 16/8, a 5/2, or an alternate daily? If you’ve heard people talk like this and have wondered what it’s all about, here’s the scoop. It’s the new, yet old, rage—intermittent fasting. What is it? Why is it so popular? And how do you do it? It can’t be good for you, right?