Short-term modified alternate-day fasting: a novel dietary strategy for weight loss and cardioprotection in obese adults
Conclusion: These findings suggest that ADF is a viable diet option to help obese individuals lose weight and decrease CAD risk
I know I go on about intermittent fasting a lot - and usually try to sell Eat Stop Eat at the same time - but there is science behind this.
Here is another one:
Intermittent fasting does not affect whole-body glucose, lipid, or protein metabolism