Fasting 2 Days Per Week Can Actually Have Health Benefits

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Here it is!!   Fasting 2 days per week  may prevent Alzheimer’s Disease, Obesity, Cancer and Diabetes.  Fasting two or more days a week is catching on as people seek ways to avoid a range of ailments linked to obesity from dementia to cancer.  Building on promising findings in studies of mice by the U.S. National Institute of Aging, researchers are planning the first studies in humans of fasting’s potential to stave off the onset of Alzheimer’s.  That disease is just one of many in which scientists are making progress understanding how fasting may help prevent illness.

Resource:  http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01378208?term=NCT01378208&rank=1

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Author: gogirldiet

Registered Dietitian at gogirldiet.com

4 thoughts on “Fasting 2 Days Per Week Can Actually Have Health Benefits”

  1. It would cut the food bill down too. Although losing muscle mass to stave off mental conditions in later years seems a high price to pay. Plus as a foodie it would be torture.

    1. That would decrease your overall energy intake and should help promote weight loss. Remember 3500 calories equals 1 pound of body weight. Therefore, if you eat 500 less calories every other day then you should lose 2 pounds per month.

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