Not only does fasting bless us spiritually, it looks like it could benefit us physically.
If you want a longer life, you might want to try fasting.
A new study from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) suggests that intermittent fasting could be the key to a longer life.
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The scientists involved in the study — which included those from the NIA, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Pennington Biomedical Research Center — found that adding time between meals improved the health of male mice, stretching out their lives compared to the mice who ate frequently.