Episode #295 – 3 Scientific Benefits of Fasting

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, Episode #295 – 3 Scientific Benefits of Fasting

, Episode #295 – 3 Scientific Benefits of Fasting

In This Episode:

In this podcast, I go over the 3 scientific benefits of practicing intermittent fasting, partial fasting or extended fasting. If you aren’t living a fasting lifestyle, this podcast will hopefully inspire you to incorporate some level of fasting into your lifestyle!

  • 05:03: The Top 3 reasons to do intermittent fasting.
  • 05:09: Helps with burning fat.
  • 06:00: Burning fat for fuel. 
  • 06:23: What are ketones?
  • 07:10: The time period of the fast.
  • 08:12: You can create growth hormones in your body.
  • 09:48: Insulin is the antagonist.
  • 15:00: What is autophagy?
  • 16:17: Getting rid of impacted and dying cells.
  • 20:10: The feast-famine cycle.

Join us in this episode where Dr. Jockers goes over the 3 scientific benefits of practicing intermittent fasting, partial fasting, or extended fasting.  If you aren’t living a fasting lifestyle, this podcast episode will hopefully inspire you to incorporate some level of fasting into your lifestyle!  You will also understand terms like autophagy and how our body breaks down unneeded or damaged components within a cell and reuses them as the building blocks for cellular repair or the formation of new cells.

“Ketones tell the Mitochondria to do something called uncoupling, which is almost of a wasting of energy producing heat. And that process drives down inflammation, oxidative stress throughout our entire body.” ~ Dr. David Jockers

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