• Intermittent fasting and its effects on the body and brain

    4 monthes ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    Intermittent fasting has rapidly gained followers in the medical profession and public arena, but why and how does it work? It's tempting to think you can eat your way to good health - swap out those bad foods for heavily promoted “superfoods” and you'll be well on your way to living forever. The science is increasingly pointing in another direction, to fasting rather than eating different foods, as the path to better health, although most studies on fasting have been conducted on animals, not humans. Fasting has been shown to improve biomarkers of disease, reduce oxidative stress (when...
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