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Dr. Michael Mosley: "The Fast Diet"

Fasting has always been part of the world's religious practices. Now it's at the center of a popular new diet. The British physician who developed the two-day-a-week fasting plan says it not only spurs weight loss, but it can reduce the risk of disease. Diane and her guest discuss the benefits of fasting.

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Copyright © 2013 by Dr. Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer from "The FastDiet" published by Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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