Jeanette Winterson / The Telegraph: Why I checked into a fasting clinic
“…On the banks of Lake Constance in the small town of Überlingen, looking towards the Swiss Alps, is the Buchinger Wilhelmi Fasting Clinic. People come here to pay not to eat.
I know this sounds like the masochist’s version of a bariatric band, but consider this; fasting is an ancient practice. All religions encourage some form of fasting, for spiritual as well as physical health.”
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