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photoDetox. Purify. Weight loss. A growing number of Americans are putting down their forks and picking up fasting. But is fasting the way to weight loss and spiritual rejuvenation, or just another upper middle-class diet fad?


Dr. Gabriel Cousens, founder, Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center in Patagonia, Arizona

Natalia Rose, founder, The Rose Program and author of "Stop the Clock and Turn Back the Scale"

Dr. David Katz, Director of the Yale Prevention Research Center, Yale University, author of "The Way to Eat"

Margo Maine, psychologist and author of "Body Wars: Making Peace with Women's Bodies"

This program aired on August 26, 2003.

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