Fasting improves quality of life during chemotherapy

Fasting improves quality of life during chemotherapy

Early studies are showing fasting may help reduce chemotherapy-related headaches and nausea, because it promotes cellular regeneration. 

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Fasting and cancer: Benefits and effects

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Fasting promotes autophagy
Autophagy is a cellular process in which parts of cells break down for later reuse. 

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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Fasting reverses chronic conditions

... 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. 

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Insulin
Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that allows cells to extract glucose from the blood to use as energy. It helps keeps your blood sugar level from getting too high

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Fasting improves insulin sensitivity

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. 

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Diabetes is when your body isn't able to take up sugar (glucose) into its cells and use it for energy. This results in a build up of extra sugar in your bloodstream.

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Ketosis

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.

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“Fasting is the first principle of medicine; fast and see the strength of the spirit reveal itself” — Rumi

People who struggle with their weight, whether it is the last 10 or the last 100 pounds, can all benefit from fasting.

Temporarily restricting the food you consume has wonderful benefits to the way our brains work, the way our hormones balance, and our ability to use fat stores on the body.

Fasting is arguably THE most powerful tool on the planet for weight loss.

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Why Fasting Is The Best Way To Lose Weight

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