Study Shows Alternate Day Fasting Is More Effective Than Counting Calories

Fasting is one of the oldest methods for maintaining a healthy body and mind. In today's climate of dieting and counting calories, our good friend fasting has been forgotten. Recent studies show that alternate day fasting does not only help reduce fat, but it's also beneficial for many areas of your health, and may even increase longevity. Sounds good to us. 

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People are bad at Yom Kippur.
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It's Yom Kippur 2015, y'all!

What has historically been a Jewish day of spiritual atonement, fasting and prayer, seems to be giving the Internet a bit of trouble.

Fasting begins tonight at sundown and only ends tomorrow after 25 hours have passed. It's real serious, bros.

Many seem to think the Pope is crashing the solemn, reflective party by coming to America:

Many others are just having a rough time of it.

But really, we just wanted an excuse to post this great new video from Broad City's Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer about their struggle:

You do you.