Improves Heart health
Fasting has been shown to lower the “bad” type of cholesterol produced (VLDLs) and has almost no effect on the “good” type of cholesterols (HDL).
While the exact protective effects of fasting and cancer are unknown, what we know about fasting is that is can help your cells clean house through a process called autophagy.
Brains that are…well…brainier
When you don’t have food in your life, just for a day, it makes you realize you’re lucky to have it the next day. So the day after fasting, the music that comes out will be very joyous. Fasting does some pretty cool stuff to the brain. Ever feel like you can’t concentrate, and are just foggy all day long? Your ability to think, focus, and be productive are severely impaired? It also positively influences overall cognitive function. Hence the clarity, the mental breakthroughs, and sharpness of mind when fasting for just a day makes you realize you’re lucky to have it the next day.
Read more here: medium.com/@drstephanie/why-fasting-is-the-best-way-to-lose-weight-4c1ffc9cc0ab
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