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Fasting, Insulin and Pain

From: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4824292/ Caloric restriction and intermittent fasting confer numerous health benefits including: Extending the lifespan Postponing the onset of age-related diseases Delaying or preventing age-related brain function deficits Increasing visual cortex plasticity, and improving cognitive f...

Intermittent Fasting and Cancer

Any time you restrict calories, your body reacts. When you eat, your digestive system breaks down carbohydrates into the sugar glucose, the body’s major source of energy. Glucose is absorbed from the digestive tract into the blood, which then travels to your body’s cells to provide them with fuel. When you don’t eat: The supply ...