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Is there any benefit to the 3 day fast programs offered at various resorts?

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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
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In brief: Some benefit

Three day intensive educational programs for behavior modification and proper dieting are good.
Three days of intense fasting without education an followup would not be good. Ultimately, need long term interaction and accountability to change eating.

In brief: Some benefit

Three day intensive educational programs for behavior modification and proper dieting are good.
Three days of intense fasting without education an followup would not be good. Ultimately, need long term interaction and accountability to change eating.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine

In brief: No

Fasting is not a proven way to jump start or maintain weight loss and can actually be dangerous -- discuss with your doctor first.

In brief: No

Fasting is not a proven way to jump start or maintain weight loss and can actually be dangerous -- discuss with your doctor first.
Dr. Harris Cohen
Dr. Harris Cohen
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