Some benefits of fasting Featured

Fasting has many benefits for your physical and mental health. Some of the benefits of fasting are:

- It may promote blood sugar control by reducing insulin resistance and lowering blood sugar levels.

- It may fight inflammation by decreasing levels of inflammatory markers and protecting against chronic diseases.

- It may improve heart health by lowering blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglycerides.

- It may enhance brain function by stimulating the growth of new brain cells, increasing brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), and protecting against neurodegenerative disorders.

- It may aid weight loss by boosting metabolism, increasing fat burning, and reducing calorie intake.

- It may increase growth hormone levels, which is important for muscle growth, tissue repair, and metabolism.

- It may extend lifespan by delaying aging, reducing oxidative stress, and activating cellular repair processes.

- It may prevent cancer by reducing the risk factors for cancer, such as obesity, inflammation, and insulin resistance, and by inducing apoptosis (cell death) in cancer cells.

 However, fasting may not be suitable for everyone and may have some side effects. So, you should consult your doctor before starting any fasting regimen.


  1. Healthline
  2. Mayo Clinic