Autophagy is critical for maintaining proper cell function, and it also helps defend cells in the body. Autophagy plays an important role in preventing and treating cancer.
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When more food is available, the cells in the body become less sensitive to insulin. When the food supply is scarce, during fasting, the human body tries to conserve as much energy as possible and cell membranes more sensitive to insulin, metabolising it better.
... like obesity & type 2 diabetes, both of which are risk factors for cancer. Studies have shown that fasting two to three times per week lowers weight and improves insulin tolerance.
Early studies are showing fasting may help reduce chemotherapy-related headaches and nausea, because it promotes cellular regeneration.
Is a metabolic state. Think of being in or out of ketosis like the settings in a hybrid car; you can rely on gas or electricity to different degrees.
In ketosis, we rely on fat instead of carbs for energy and do so to such an extent that we start making ketones from fat.
The dietary practice of restricting your food consumption to a specific window of time. It is used as a supplement to your diet.
In this fasting state, our bodies can break down extra fat that’s stored for the energy it needs.
Fasting means abstinence of some or all food for a period of time.
Intermittent fasting ranges from eating a few calories all day every other day or several times a week to fasting for 16 hours or more every day.