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5 science-backed benefits of fasting, and how to fast safely and effectively

The benefits of fasting can include reducing inflammation, boosting cognitive functioning, regulating blood sugar levels, improving heart health, and helping with weight loss. To fast safely and effectively for health benefits, you should discuss your fasting with your doctor beforehand, especially if you have a condition like diabetes. This article […]
5 science-backed benefits of fasting, and how to fast safely and effectively
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Netflix’s ‘(Un)Well’ delves into the dark side of fasting, essential oils, tantric sex, and other popular ‘wellness’ trends

The new Netflix docuseries “(Un)well,” which premieres August 12, reveals criticisms and personal anecdotes from the alternative wellness industry. Each of the six episodes focuses on a different product or element of the industry, from essential oils and bee sting therapy to tantric sex and extreme fasting. The show highlights […]
Netflix’s ‘(Un)Well’ delves into the dark side of fasting, essential oils, tantric sex, and other popular ‘wellness’ trends
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‘Speed keto’ combines intermittent fasting and the keto diet. It boosts weight loss, but experts say it’s a bad idea.

“Speed keto,” a combination of the keto diet and intermittent fasting, claims to provide quicker weight loss results without cravings or a complications. It’s true that both keto and intermittent fasting have been found to have health benefits, including weight loss, when done correctly. However, experts don’t recommend speed keto, […]
‘Speed keto’ combines intermittent fasting and the keto diet. It boosts weight loss, but experts say it’s a bad idea.