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Does intermittent fasting induce autophagic cell death?

https://www.cancertherapyadvisor.com/home/tools/fact-sheets/intermittent-fasting-and-cancer/ In vitro and in vivo animal studies suggest that PF inactivates pro-proliferative pathways, while ...
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Can fasting destroy our adaptive immune system?

Fasting for 72 hours been shown to lead to white blood cell regeneration (1). The cells basically die after several days, and are created again from stem cells upon feeding. This article describes how ...
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Interval fasting - is it healthy?

According to Hottenrott 2017 (a teaching sport medicine professor), interval fasting is a good for health and losing weight, side effect people feel well and clear. What are risks though, and is it ...
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What is the effect of intermittent fasting on sleep, if any?

What is the effect of intermittent fasting on sleep, if any? The 2018 review {1} was quite inconclusive, except for REM sleep in the case of diurnal intermittent fasting: The impact of diurnal ...
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How does the brain react to intermittent fasting during the whole cycle?

In the 16/8 intermittent fasting, you eat for 8 hrs then fast for 16hrs. I am curious about how the brain reacts to these changes as the cycle progresses through the day. When will cognitive ...
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Has intermittent fasting without calorie reduction/increase any deleterious side effects, aside perhaps on sleep, cortisol, and gallstones?

Has intermittent fasting without calorie reduction/increase any deleterious side effects, aside perhaps on sleep, cortisol and gallstones? I have read a fair amount of articles on intermittent ...
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Low Insulin but Normal Blood sugar

What does is mean when fasting Insulin Levels are Very Low (0.7 uU/ml) but Fasting Blood sugar levels are normal 4.2 mmol KD.