Saturday, March 09, 2013

On the Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting: A pattern of our ancestors

...recent scientific research, including many animal studies and some human trials, has begun to demonstrate the health benefits of various intermittent patterns of fasting and voluntary abstinence. Because intermittent fasting replicates the feast-or-famine dietary patterns of our ancestors, many researchers believe emptying the human digestive system and allowing it to self-cleanse and purify without the constant presence of food confers lifelong health advantages.

Makes surprising sense. -gw

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