Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: How watching porn can cause erectile dysfunction > Health-in-Motion 06 July 2017 A recent study has confirmed some of the health benefits ascribed to fasting. A recent study has confirmed some of the health benefits ascribed to fasting. Researchers monitored 71 people who followed a so-called fasting-mimicking diet for three months. They ate normally for most of the month, except for five consecutive days during which they restricted themselves to consuming just 700 to 1100 calories daily. The results: not only did the fasters lose an average of 2.6 kilograms compared to a control group, they also reduced their body fat and blood pressure, while lowering their risk of conditions like cardiovascular disease and diabetes. 0 More: Daily Dose: How watching porn can cause erectile dysfunctionHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical schemes 20 medical scheme myths you should not believe Medical How watching porn can cause erectile dysfunction Medical There may soon be a cure for foetal alcohol syndrome Lifestyle Your health vs your job: what you shouldn't overlook Medical 5 conditions that can be mistaken for ADHD Diet and nutrition How just a few extra kilos can ruin your health From our sponsors How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coping with the fear of cancer IBS affects 15% of people around the world The evolution of asthma treatment Live healthier Here's some help... » Combat childhood obesity Childhood obesity brings future health problems 3 ways to get young couch potatoes away from the screen Are your children glued to their electronic devices? It might be time to start making some rules. Time for a break? » Stressful job leads to emotional burnout Work burnout tied to emotional eating This is why you must take annual leave Avoid burnout and use your annual leave to get some well-deserved rest. Your body and mind will thank you.