A Japanese cell biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2016 for his research on how cells recycle and renew their content, a process called autophagy. (two Greek words: “auto” or self and “phagy” to eat.) After about 17 hours of fasting, these cells start eating the cells that are the ‘debris’ of the body.Continue reading “AUTOPHAGY”
For a few years now I thought I’d be happy at 147 pounds, given that I weighed 167 pounds. You know the feeling and the words – ‘all I need to do is lose twenty pounds? But you never get there. And it weighs heavy on you.
How Intermittent Fasting Might Help You Live a Longer and Healthier Life Intermittent fasting might improve health, but clinical data are thin By David Stipp on January 1, 2013 Credit: Kelly BlairIn E. B White’s beloved novel Charlotte’s Web, an old sheep advises the gluttonous rat Templeton that he would live longer if he ateContinue reading “How Intermittent Fasting Might Help You Live a Longer and Healthier Life – Scientific American”
Interesting article. Read the whole thing. By MARKHAM HEID August 1, 2018 Sustainable weight loss. Protection from diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Improved brain health. Enhanced physical fitness and strength. It seems like every week, researchers turn up some new and profound benefit associated with intermittent fasting: eating schedules that incorporate regular periods of lowContinue reading “What Is Intermittent Fasting And Does It Actually Work?”
8/2/2018 THURSDAY Day 28 Well, I finally got to a fasting day, which is today. I somehow got connected with a group that fasted to bring awareness to the plight of other animals – protesting through fasting the enslavement, torture and slaughter of these lovely creatures who suffer unfathomable atrocities committed against them by billionsContinue reading “AFC RAPID FAT-LOSS DIET DAY 28”
That’s what I’m doing today on the 2nd of August 2018 to help, along with many other concerned individuals, bring awareness to the plight of other animals, whom most humans believe were put on this earth for humans to use, abuse and destroy at will or whim, and that plants are here for some irrelevantContinue reading “Fasting For The Animals”