All weight loss

Kristina A. Varady

October 27, 2023

Intermittent fasting is safe, effective for those with Type 2 diabetes 

More weight lost among people who fasted, compared to calorie restriction

Kristina A. Varady

June 29, 2023

Water fasts can help you lose weight, but you might gain it back quickly 

Water fasts, where people consume nothing but water, may not be a long-term weight loss strategy

Kristina A. Varady

October 11, 2021

Research review shows intermittent fasting works for weight loss, health changes 

Intermittent fasting works just as well as calorie-counting diets to lose weight and improve health risks

Krista Varady

July 15, 2020

How long should you fast for weight loss?

UIC study shows fasting diets work

hands holding a cell phone

October 22, 2018

Developing an automated virtual health coach

Helping patients lose weight via texting

Krista Varady

June 18, 2018

Daily fasting works for weight loss

UIC researchers first to report on 16:8 diet

Cupcake tower

May 1, 2017

Can you feast while dieting?

Alternate-day fasting as effective as daily calorie restriction

scale laid over three different environments

February 18, 2014

Is your hometown making you overweight?

Study asks: is where you live a factor in obesity?

Krista Varady

February 11, 2014

Every-other-day diet book among Amazon’s Top 10

‘The point was to create a diet people can stick with’

scale laid over three different environments

December 5, 2013

Study to see if weight loss tied to where people live

Nursing researchers will analyze data from 1 million veterans

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