Fasting

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Intermittent Fasting (see videos inside articles)

Restricting Eating to a 12-Hour Window of Time Each Day May Be Key to Healthy Weight by Dr. Joe Mercola DO – January 30, 2015

How Intermittent Fasting Can Help You Live Healthier, Longer by Dr. Mercola June 14, 2014

Burn Away Fat Cells With Intermittent Fasting
by Dr. Mercola May 04, 2012

How To Get Rid Of Cellulite The Biohacker Way

Jason Fung, MD- The Complete Guide to Fasting for Fat Loss

Fasting and Autophagy – mTOR/ Autophagy 1  This is more of a sceintific article.

If your body has more protein than necessary, then it may certainly excrete the excess amino acids or convert it to energy. While most people think growth is always good, the truth is that, in adults, growth is almost always bad. Cancer is too much growth. Alzheimer’s disease is the accumulation of too much junk protein (neurofibrillary tangles) in the brain. Heart attacks and strokes are caused by atheromatous plaques. These are excess accumulation of many things, but prominently, smooth muscle cells, connective tissues and degenerative materials. Yes. Too much growth of smooth muscle is instrumental in causing atherosclerosis that causes heart attacks. Polycystic diseases like kidneys and ovaries are too much growth. Obesity is too much growth.

Certain types of cellular stress, including nutrient deprivation, protein aggregation or unfolding (clumps of protein) or infections will activate autophagy to counteract these problems and keep the cell in good working order. i.e. Fasting will address these issues