The fast track to health: Can fasting prevent chronic illnesses?

We should go back to eating once a day like our ancestors — Jannie Wessels, leukaemia survivor and intermittent fasting practitioner

24 March 2024 - 00:00 By Iza Trengove

Fasting for health or spiritual purposes has been done for centuries. Today, it continues to be practised as a natural remedy for disease, or for religious reasons. Recently, intentional intermittent fasting has become a popular method of controlling body weight. Fasting buffs claim it has many health benefits and can reverse diabetes and prevent some cancers from reappearing...

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