Fasting

 

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Many different types of fasting.
Some of these articles review them in detail
(lots of ideas to make it easier and minimize any side effects) 

A) Fasting (see below)

B) Intermittent Fasting (see below)

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Fasting

Fasting Side Effects: New Study Reveals  – by Dr. Jockers DC
Fantastic review of fasting , this clinical study as well as the methods of fasting, tips, ideas etc.
(4 groups engaging in 5, 10, 15 and 20 days of fasting)

The following benefits were observed:
Weight loss: A greater weight loss was observed in groups who fasted longer, however, those who fasted longer also had the highest body mass index (BMIs) and abdominal circumference.
Decreased abdominal circumference: A higher decrease was observed in men compared to women.
Decreased blood pressure: A higher decrease was observed in those who fasted for a longer period. Same results for both gender.
Ketosis: Results showed plateauing by day 5 on average.
Improved health complaints: 84.4% of participants reported that their previous health complaints have improved.
Reduced blood lipids: A higher reduction was observed in those who fasted for a longer period. Same results for both gender.
Lower inflammation markers: A higher reduction was observed in those who fasted for a longer period. Same results for both gender. 

Fasting Lifestyle: Top 12 Benefits of Periodic Fasting                by Dr Jockers DC – myths , whom should fast and WHO NOT


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Intermittent Fasting (see videos inside articles)

Best Intermittent Fasting Strategies & How to Fast
by Dr. Jockers DC

Crescendo Fasting:  The Best Fasting Strategy for Women? 
by Dr. Jockers DC (2 non consecutive) days per week

Carb Cravings: Causes and 14 Strategies to Eliminate Them
by Dr. Jockers DC

3 tips for Intermittent Fasting – Dr. Jockers DC

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.