Bussa Krishna Built a Trump Shrine in India. Then He Collapsed.

Bussa Krishna, a farmer who called President Trump his god, stopped eating after Mr. Trump became infected with the coronavirus, his family said. He died on Sunday.

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What Is Intermittent Fasting and Does It Really Work?

The best diet is the one where you are healthy, hydrated and living your best life.

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A Potential Downside of Intermittent Fasting

A rigorous three-month study found that people lost little weight, and much of that may have been from muscle.

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With Eating Disorders, Looks Can Be Deceiving

Distorted eating behaviors occur in young people irrespective of their weight, gender, race, ethnicity or sexual orientation.

#anorexia-nervosa, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #diet-and-nutrition, #eating-disorders, #exercise, #fasting, #food, #mental-health-and-disorders, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #weight, #youth

Breaking the Ramadan Fast in Quarantine

The evening meal is usually a time for community, but this year, Muslims have to adapt.

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Eat Rat, Make New Body: Easy Stuff for Pythons

The extreme metabolism of some snakes could provide leads on how to regenerate human tissue.

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Ramadan Amid the Coronavirus: ‘We Will Make the Best Out of It’

Some Muslim doctors are saving lives while fasting. For the rest of us, this holy month won’t be heroic but it will be enough.

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Why I’m Letting My 7-Year-Old Fast During Ramadan

I’m choosing to nurture her nascent spirituality, but will monitor her closely.

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