Exercise is SO good for our health. But it doesn't affect our weight much.

How does exercise affect metabolism?

Exercise has many effects on the metabolism, including changing the fuel being used and altering metabolic pathways to make exercise easier on the next occasion.

Normally your body's energy comes from glucose in your food. After about 12 hours fasting you body switches to burning fat.

Fasting and burning fat

Our bodies are able to use our fat stores to supply energy during fasting. This article explains how it works.

How does fasting work? Explain the science to me. First I need to explain the basics of how we process food we have digested.

An introduction to human metabolism

Our bodies are able to make the most of the food we eat by storing any excess calories in the form of fat which we can call on during fasting. This article explains how it works.

Should I stop intermittent fasting?

If you are experiencing hunger problems, severe stress, or an acute illness it might be a good idea to take a break from intermittent fasting.

Why am I not losing weight?

Are you frustrated that despite your efforts you are not losing weight? We can help you understand the problem and how to fix it.

Your doctor says you are borderline diabetic. I want to do something about it.

How can intermittent fasting help diabetes?

In diabetes your body cannot cope properly with the carbohydrates and sugars you eat. The disease process starts decades before you get symptoms. Intermittent fasting improves your body’s glucose metabolism.