FASTING - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Utah study suggests fasting may fight diabetes <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Utah study suggests fasting may fight diabetes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T14:23:34.483-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Studies by a group of Intermountain Healthcare researchers have shown that Utahns who intermittently abstain from food for religious reasons have low rates of heart disease and diabetes. But the scientists wondered: Can fasting be used to stop or reverse these diseases once they start? Results from their most recent study suggest that with diabetes, at least, fasting may be an important intervention. It’s too early to recommend fasting for medical purposes, but the findings are provocative and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 14:23:34 MDT