Effects of Orthodox religious fasting on human health: a systematic review.

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PURPOSE Different studies have pointed towards a positive effect of religious fasting on human health. Orthodox fasting (OF) regime could be characterized as a periodical vegetarian diet, demonstrating several common characteristics with the typical Mediterranean diet. The present systematic review aimed to synthesize available results regarding the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00394-017-1534-8

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@article{Koufakis2017EffectsOO, title={Effects of Orthodox religious fasting on human health: a systematic review.}, author={Theocharis Koufakis and Spyridon N Karras and Vasiliki Antonopoulou and Eleni Angeloudi and Pantelis E. Zebekakis and Kalliopi Kotsa}, journal={European journal of nutrition}, year={2017}, volume={56 8}, pages={2439-2455} }