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on the Supposed Benefits of Fasting

What does the research say about fasting to control weight, improve fitness, and increase performance? We’re talking about the standard fasting protocols and why controlling for the actual quantity of nutrients continues to be my go-to recommendation.

on Detoxes, Fasts, & Juice Cleanses

Is it possible to “detoxify” our systems through a 7-day juice cleanse? That’s the question we’re tackling this week. We talk about why that idea can seem so attractive and how marketing plays into our desire for easy answers.