Periodic fasting as good as calorie restriction?

Gavin Thomas Nicol gtn at rbii.com
Tue Apr 29 00:40:32 PDT 2003


On Monday 28 April 2003 09:50 pm, Russell Turpin wrote:
> http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99993668

In Japan, common wisdom is that an occasional 1-3 day fast (water only) is 
good for the health. I've done it a number of times, and found a 3 day fast 
really gives your stomach a chance to clean itself out, and I notice I'm 
generally much more alert for about a week afterward.



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