How Long for Autophagy to Kick-In When Fasting?

How Long for Autophagy to Kick-In When Fasting?

One question I get asked often is when does autophagy start during a fast? And the answer isn’t always so simple. Instead of thinking of autophagy like an on and off switch, I like to think of it as a dial. Autophagy is always “on” to some degree, but the dial is...
The Top Five Questions About Extended Water Fasting

The Top Five Questions About Extended Water Fasting

Happy Monday everyone! It’s day one of my water fast, and I am feeling really good. So far I have only experienced a mini headache, but all in all, it’s been a great day. I have been nourishing myself with warm water and some vitamin D by sitting outside in the...
Reset Your Health By Fasting

Reset Your Health By Fasting

I find it so inspiring that throughout the world, fasting is practiced for spiritual and religious purposes as a way to refocus the mind and body, at times fasting for 24 hours or more. But for many of us who only think of fasting right before a lab test or procedure,...
Cancer as a Metabolic Disease

Cancer as a Metabolic Disease

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, and it’s estimated that in 2018 there will be over 1.7 million new cases diagnosed. It’s hard to find someone who hasn’t had some encounter with this illness, through family, friendship or personal...
The Impact of Fasting on Your Microbiome

The Impact of Fasting on Your Microbiome

We are now beginning to understand and know how powerful the composition of microflora in your gut can be a major factor in the development of many illnesses. Historically, cultures throughout the world have incorporated fermented foods (sauerkraut, kimchee, yogurt,...

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