Archive for the ‘Fasting – Intermitent eating’ Category

Can fasting make you smarter?

September 12, 2019

Let’s connect a couple of topics today…

Earlier this week, we posted how aeorobic exercise can stimulate neurogenesis — the growth of new brain cells.

And, last month, we posted that recent research suggests that intermittent fasting (e.g constrain daily eating to 8 hours – fasting for the other 16 hours) may be a better route to weight loss and improved health.

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Among the health benefits cited is lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s.

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Is breakfast over-rated?

August 19, 2019

Recent studies indicate benefits from fasting … and, breakfast may be on the chopping block.

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From the WSJ

For years, conventional wisdom has been “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and supper like a pauper.”

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But, recent research suggests that intermittent fasting (aka.  time-restricted eating) may be a better route to weight loss and improved health .

Specifically, some doctors are advising patients to omit either dinner or breakfast, so that they don’t ingest any food for at least 14 hours at a stretch.

Here’s why…

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