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The Podcast by KevinMD

Apr 29, 2022

"There is a lot of confusion and outright falsehoods about fasting. You can search the internet for clarity and end up more confused than when you started.

The fact is, fasting can be a very effective tool to improve your metabolic health, increase insulin sensitivity and help you lose weight. But, who should and shouldn’t use fasting for weight loss and how long to fast for effective weight loss are questions that need to be answered before you rush into fasting.

The main thing to consider is to what end? What’s your why?"

Karla Lester is a pediatrician.

She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, "Don’t be in a hurry to fast."

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