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How fasting may prevent obesity-related insulin resistance

May 22, 2019

The health benefits of fasting have been the subject of much hype in recent years. More and more people now fast, not just for religious purposes but also to lose weight and boost metabolism.

Restricting food intake may increase metabolic activity more than researchers used to believe, studies suggest, and the practice may even help fight aging.

Fasting may also improve gut health, according to other research, and strengthen circadian rhythms, thus boosting overall health.

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