Intermittent Fasting: Can It Help With Weight Loss?

Intermittent Fasting: Can It Help With Weight Loss?

Neil Iyengar, MD, explains intermittent fasting, why some people think it could help people with breast cancer, and risks of intermittent fasting.
Jan 22, 2021

Listen to the episode to hear Dr. Iyengar explain:

  • what intermittent fasting is and how it was developed

  • why some people think intermittent fasting could be a tool to prevent breast cancer

  • the research done so far

  • the risks of intermittent fasting and what people who want to try it should consider

About the guest
Neil Iyengar, MD

Dr. Neil Iyengar is a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center whose practice focuses on people with breast cancer. His research is looking at the links between metabolic health and cancer, specifically looking at how diet, exercise, and medicines can prevent cancers tied to obesity, such as breast cancer, and improve outcomes for people with inflammation in fatty tissues.

— Last updated on June 29, 2022, 2:49 PM

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