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Scripps Expert Discusses Mini-Fasts in Union-Tribune

Mini-fasts may have health benefits

Mini-fasts may have health benefits

David Leopold, MD, director of medical education at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, says skipping meals can be beneficial to reducing symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and auto-immune diseases. Dr. Leopold says mini-fasts are particularly effective when followed by a vegan diet.

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