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Is Fasting an Effective Treatment for Diabetes?

The approach may be a long-ignored health savior but some researchers call for caution.
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Weight gain may be driven not only by what we eat but also by our tendency to eat all day long. In the past few years, intermittent fasting has emerged as a popular trend in weight loss. A growing number of health

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