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Every Other Day Fasting May Reduce Cancer Risk

12 years, 3 months ago

Posted on Mar 23, 2005, 3 p.m. By Bill Freeman

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but could eating an apple every other day be better. A new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, raises such a possibility. It shows that healthy mice given only 5 percent fewer calories than mice allowed to eat freely experienced a significant reduction in cell proliferation in several tissues, considered an indicator for cancer risk.

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