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I am trying to lose weight and change my diet. Are "cleanses" or "fasts" useful?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Not for long term


In brief: Not for long term

Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Precisely! The long term solution is avoiding deep fried, processed foods that have preservatives, and salty foods. Keeping as close to nature as possible ,and avoiding GMO foods as well. Subclinical food allergies may be useful to test, as often it can manifest as bloating, constipation, diarrhea, and IBS-like symptoms.
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