Lectures and seminars Lifestyle4Health seminar: Intermittent fasting by the 5:2 diet

23-02-2023 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Add to iCal
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KI Lifestyle4Health network seminar #18 - speaker: Anton Hellberg

Intermittent fasting by the 5:2 diet is feasible and improves risk factors for cardio-vascular disease in type 2 diabetes and overweight/obese subjects without diabetes.

Seminar description

Adherence to weight reducing interventions is often poor. In recent years intermittent fasting, a diet alternating between a period of fasting and non-fasting has gained public popularity.

In this session Anton Hellberg will present results from a study evaluating the feasibility and effects of the 5:2 diet on weight, metabolic and hormonal risk factors for cardio-vascular disease and glycaemic control in overweight subjects with and without type 2 diabetes.

About the speaker

Anton Hellberg is a PhD-student at the Department of Women’s and Children’s health at Karolinska Institutet and also a medical intern at Karolinska University Hospital. His PhD project focuses on different lifestyle interventions achieving weight loss on different overweight populations. The populations being studied are individuals with and without type 2 diabetes and women with polycystic ovarian syndrome.

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Meeting ID: 696 0871 8318
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KI Lifestyle4Health network

Contributing to KI’s third mission and Agenda 2030, the KI Lifestyle4Health network is a forum and a platform that gathers all interested researchers and professionals working around lifestyle factors that contribute to the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases. We aim to promote collaboration and spread knowledge to the general public about ongoing work in this field. Read more about KI Lifestyle4Health network and join us!


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