Intermittent Fasting

This particular study is based on:

  • Fasting for 2 days
  • Eating for 5 days – Restrict Calories to 750 calories
  • Eating Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
  • 21 days

The Benefits

“…have profound beneficial effects on many different indices of health and, importantly, can counteract disease processes and improve functional outcome in experimental models of a wide range of age-related disorders:

– diabetes

– cardiovascular disease,

– cancers

– neurological disorders

– Alzheimer’s disease

– Parkinson’s disease

– stroke

– Huntington’s

Studies of IF (e.g., 60% energy restriction on 2days per week or every other day), PF (e.g., a 5day diet providing 750-1100kcal) and time-restricted feeding (TRF; limiting the daily period of food intake to 8h or less)

“Yeast can not survive without a Food Source”

“The survival and reproductive success of all organisms depends upon their ability to obtain food.

Accordingly, animals have evolved behavioral and physiological adaptations that enable them to survive periods of food scarcity or absence. When food is not available for extended time periods some organisms become dormant;

For example, yeast enter a stationary phase, nematodes enter the dauer state, and ground squirrels and some bears hibernate (Calixto, 2015). Mammals have organs such as the liver and adipose tissue which function as energy depots that enable fasting/starvation for varying lengths of time depending upon the species. Importantly, metabolic, endocrine and nervous systems evolved in ways that enabled high levels of physical and mental performance when in the fasted state.”

Reduced levels of insulin reduced body fat; elevated ketone levels; reduced resting heart rate and blood pressure, and increased heart rate variability (resulting from increased parasympathetic tone); reduced inflammation; increased resistance of the brain and heart to stress (e.g., reduced tissue damage and improved functional outcome in models of stroke and myocardial infarction); and resistance to diabetes. IF can delay onset and slow the progression of neuronal dysfunction and degeneration in animal models of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s continue

Fasting

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