Health Benefits of a 24 Hour Fast

health benefits of fasting

Health Benefits of a 1 Day Fast

  1. Repair of the Mucosal Lining of the stomach/GI Tract (reference)
  2. Enhanced insulin sensitivity (reference)
  3. Reduced Blood cholesterol & Triglycerides (reference)
  4. Improved physical energy
  5. Improved mental clarity
  6. Helps to support the immune system (reference)
  7. Reduces inflammation
  8. It’s character building!

  Intermittent fasting done on a regular basis may increase lifespan (reference)

“Manipulating mitochondrial networks inside cells ā€” either by dietary restriction or by genetic manipulation that mimics it ā€” may increase lifespan and promote health, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.”


For more information on what to eat before, during and after a 24 hour fast, see the Fasting Diet Plan page.

About Drew

MMA, Fitness & Marketing enthusiast from North Wales, UK. A Stoic Hippy with no hair. Not to boast but - 1st Class Degree in Sports Science from Loughborough, MSc in Nutrition from the University of Liverpool. 20 years experience of weight & fitness training.
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