Feature Interview (10:25) – Endocrinologist Dr. Craig Stump is back to talk about some of the health benefits of fasting including how our bodies respond to the absence of food, how fasting is different from starvation, who is and isn’t a good candidate to try long-term fasting patterns, and some best practices for people who want to make fasting a regular part of their lives.

Intermittent Fasting 101 (www.healthline.com/nutrition/inter…t-fasting-guide)

Also in this episode:

News (00:25) – BBC Documentary Eat, Fast, Live Longer (www.bbc.com/news/health-19112549)

Is breakfast necessary? Historically most have said yes, but now some say “no” (www.nytimes.com/2016/05/24/upshot…ut-breakfast.html)

Study: Impact of intermittent fasting on health and disease processes (doi.org/10.1016/j.arr.2016.10.005)

Medical Trivia (Answer at 41:00) – What is the longest period of time that someone has ever fasted? A) 30 days B) 50 days C) 80 days D) Over 100 days

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