Why Fasting Helps You Live Longer

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Can you fast for just a handful of days each month and drop pounds? Will cutting calories on those days help you live longer and fight disease?

Like many diet trends, intermittent fasting may sound too good to be true. But this concept, while not new, has been generating buzz as data starts to back up potential benefits beyond just weight loss. Most recently, a study in the journal Cell Metabolism showed intermittent fasting may decrease risk factors for diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, for example.

Author: betterblokesnz