Fasting for 24 hours ‘may cut your risk of heart disease and diab
Regularly going a day without food may reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes, research has suggested.
Doctors studied the health and habits of more than 200 residents in the state of Utah, where fasting for at least one day a month is a way of life for many Mormons.
X-ray scans revealed narrowing of the arteries in around 75 per cent of those who didn’t fast. In contrast, clogged arteries affected 63 per cent of those who said they often skipped meals.