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While the practice of fasting has existed for centuries, the reasons behind it have changed over time and from culture to culture. Why do people fast today, and what are the benefits of abstaining from food for a period of time? Join our gastroenterologist Dr. Edward Barbarito for an in-depth look at common patterns of fasting, such as intermittent fasting, time-restricted eating, and periodic prolonged fasting, with an emphasis on the third.

Free to attend and open to the community.