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How is metabolic therapy related to fasting?

Metabolic therapy refers to the belief that the body is filled with harmful toxins that can be cleansed through fasting and detoxification. This method asserts that without the preoccupation of digesting food, the body can rid itself of toxins and excess material. This belief also says, erroneously, that fasting can help you to starve a tumor. This belief is under scrutiny in the medical community, so it is wise to talk to a doctor about any changes you plan to make in your diet.

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