Thanks for your comment and interest! Nutrition is a vital aspect of hospital care, and many hospitals employ dietitians to assist management of patients - particularly those in critical care settings. Poor nutrition can indeed increase inflammation as evidenced by laboratory markers. While intermittent fasting has known health benefits, balanced nutritional intake with appropriate protein, fat, carbohydrates, and electrolytes is crucial for healing and should not be avoided during acute illness.

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