Endocrinologist-nutritionist, member of the American and Chinese Association of Endocrinologists Olga Rozhdestvenskaya told about the advantages of interval fasting in an interview with

According to the expert, short-term periods of hunger are very useful. She noted that it helps the body to recover more easily, and also there is more energy. “And when a person gets used to such a short-term hunger, the volume of the stomach decreases, the number of servings becomes smaller, the person is not so attached to food,” the nutritionist explained.

Rozhdestvenskaya noted that many causes of obesity have a psychosomatic basis and it is interval fasting that often helps to cope with them.

Earlier, nutritionist Irina Toropygina said that people with cardiovascular diseases, obesity and problems with the gastrointestinal tract should give up solyanka, because due to the large amount of saturated fats, eating this dish can lead to complications with cholesterol metabolism disorders and heart diseases.