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A Brief History of Intermittent Fasting

A physician explains why time-restricted eating is nature’s anti-aging diet

A fork and knife on a round plate in the position of clock hands, with salad in between as a symbol for intermittent fasting.
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NoNo topic in the health sciences is more fundamental or more poorly understood than nutrition. How and what we eat now causes more disease and death than any other health risk factor. About half of all American adults have one or more preventable, diet-related chronic…

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