Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Changes the function of hormones

The body launches critical cellular repair processes and alters hormone levels, for example, to provide easier access to stored body fat.

 Can help you lose weight

The breakdown of body fat and its utilization for energy is aided by decreased insulin levels, increased HGH levels, and elevated quantities of norepinephrine

Can reduce insulin resistance

Anything that helps the body become less resistant to insulin should also help decrease blood sugar and guard against type 2 diabetes.

Can reduce oxidative stress

One of the causes of becoming old and developing a variety of chronic illnesses is oxidative stress 

May be beneficial for heart 

Numerous biomarkers (so-called "risk factors") have been linked either to a higher or lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

Induces various cellular repair

Damaged and malfunctioning proteins accumulate within cells throughout time, and the cells must break them down and metabolize them.

May help prevent cancer

Animal studies have shown promise for the use of intermittent fasting and fasting-like diets in the prevention of cancer. 

Has benefits for your brain

Several metabolic factors that are vital to brain function are enhanced by intermittent fasting.

May help prevent Alzheimer’s

Since there is presently no treatment for Alzheimer's, avoiding the disease altogether is of paramount importance.

May extend your lifespan

Similar to the effects of continuous calorie restriction on lifespan extension (41, 42), intermittent fasting has been studied in animals.


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