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Reality Personality Santino Rice Says He Is Going to Fast for 111 Days, Yikes Reality Personality Santino Rice Says He Is Going to Fast for 111 Days, Yikes

Santino Rice, a former Project Runway designer and judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race, has decided to go on a 111-day fast, which sounds like a bad idea.

Going Hungry Can Make You Crazy, But It May Keep You From Going Senile Going Hungry Can Make You Crazy, But It May Keep You From Going Senile

If you are one of those lucky people who doesn't feel like a light-headed piece of crap when you fast, you might not be opposed to skipping meals a few times a week. The rest of you will probably not be as excited by this possibility. But what if fasting at regular intervals could help protect your brain against…

Part-Time Anorexia Part-Time Anorexia

Sure, fasting will make you drop those pounds in a flash but who has the time to develop an organ-destroying, starvation-based eating disorder? Well, now there is "alternate-day dieting", the "brainchild" of a plastic surgeon named James B. Johnson (because you want health tips from the guy who makes his living…

A new study finds that skipping meals one day a month could help prevent a heart attack. The research, conducted at the University of Utah, observed that fasting for 24 hours cuts the risk of coronary disease by up to 40%. The authors of the study believe that a break from food helps "re-set" the body's metabolism,…

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