Health Benefits of a 1 Day Fast
- Repair of the Mucosal Lining of the stomach/GI Tract (reference)
- Enhanced insulin sensitivity (reference)
- Reduced Blood cholesterol & Triglycerides (reference)
- Improved physical energy
- Improved mental clarity
- Helps to support the immune system (reference)
- Reduces inflammation
- It’s character building!
Intermittent fasting done on a regular basis may increase lifespan (reference)
“Manipulating mitochondrial networks inside cells — either by dietary restriction or by genetic manipulation that mimics it — 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.