However, your body might be telling you differently.
Even though some research suggests intermittent fasting can be beneficial, it depends on your age, health, and diet.
According to an article posted on Yahoo! Health, here are eight things that happen to your body when you skip a meal:
- You may lose weight, but there's also a hidden catch
- Inflammation calms down
- You're running low on nutrients
- You're at an increased risk for disease
- You're more likely to make up for a meal with junk food
- You might burn more fat during exercise
- You might skip working out
- You may "bonk" during your workout
- You could get sick
Georgie Fear, RD, shares the eight things that happen to your body when you skip a meal.