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Fasting Forward into February

Toronto Holistic Nutritionist Laurie McPhail FastingAs a holistic nutritionist, I am constantly reading to keep abreast of the latest science in nutrition, health and wellness.  I have been focusing on fasting recently.  Many of my clients are concerned about metabolic issues such as too much weight around the middle, elevated blood sugar, high triglycerides and so on.  As there is compelling evidence that fasting is an effective way to remedy these issues, I took a deep dive, fasting forward into February.

Throughout January, I binged on fasting, gobbling up every word of several books, articles and studies.  And as I never recommend anything to my clients that I haven’t done myself (so I can better understand and support their efforts), I also did a month of twice-weekly 24-hour fasts.  My lucky husband was part of this experiment as well!  On Mondays and Wednesdays, we did not eat until 24 hours after we had finished eating dinner the night before.  So after my month of feasting on the research and fasting from food, this is just a brief look into the fascinating world of fasting …

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