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Can fasting help you live longer?

03-Jan-20 14:00

Can fasting help you live longer?

Intermittent fasting was the top-trending diet search in Google in 2019. Its wild popularity aside, a new scientific report suggests that this diet method can reduce blood pressure, aid in weight loss and improve longevity. We explore if this diet trend really lives up to its hype.

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Juliet Jacobs


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