Internet docs and nutritional gurus promoting fasting as a way to lose weight and get healthy. The recommendations are often for intermittent fasting, for example, a 24-hour fast every week, or sometimes for longer fasts, like a week-long water fast.
There are some real, science-based benefits to fasting.[ref]
But is it right for you? Your genes may hold the answers.
Hunger and Mood
Everyone gets hungry at first when they fast, but most people lose the intense desire to eat after fasting...
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