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Brief case reports of medically supervised, water-only fasting associated with remission of autoimmune disease.

@article{Fuhrman2002BriefCR,
  title={Brief case reports of medically supervised, water-only fasting associated with remission of autoimmune disease.},
  author={J. Fuhrman and B. Sarter and David J Calabro},
  journal={Alternative therapies in health and medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={
          112, 110-1
        }
}
M edically supervised, wat e r-only fasting is k n own to be an effective means of lessening the symptoms of autoimmune illnesses; in many cases, remission of the disease occurs. The challenge, how e v e r, is to maintain the benefits of the fast after re i n t roduction of foods. Those studies t h at have shown no long-term benefit to fasting have allow e d u n restricted food intake after the fasting period. -4 A few studies, h ow e v e r, have demonstrated long-term benefit from adherence to… Expand
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