Now it is proven by studies in mice: Frequent longer breaks between meals are more important for our health than the exact type of food we eat! Why?
Fasting does obviously switch on the body’s own cleaning program named autophagy (“self digestion”), by which our body cleans itself by degrading toxins and defective cell components. This especially protects against premature aging, several diseases and also overweight.
There are many indications that frequent fasting also has a positive impact on the health in humans. Even from a medical perspective fasting as it is performed in many cultures seems to be useful. We keep you up to date!
DDr. Heinrich, MD