Fasting may lead to longer, pleasure-starved life8/5/2012
If you believe that masochistic rationing of gratification in the interest of playing Bingo for a few more years before you croak is absurd, keep eating beer and pizza as usual. If your key to unbridled happiness is a statistically improved chance at a longer life, then you should read the new evidence suggesting that controlled fasting may extend your life. Though the writer claims that his closely monitored two-days-on, five-days-off fasting schedule wasn't difficult (he was allowed 600 calories on fasting days), it still sounds like an awful lot of wearying mental discipline and stomach-growling just to watch a few more years of "Keeping up With the Kardashians." [Source]
Would you fast if you were guaranteed to live longer?