Neuroscience Reveals What Fasting Does To The Brain (And Why Big Pharma And The Food Industry Wont Study It)

A lot of research studies are starting to show the benefits of intermittent fasting. This article by Authority Nutrition goes over 10 proven health benefits of fasting that have been found in scientific studies. Some of which include weight loss, lower blood pressure, and reduced cholesterol. People that have started to fast have found themselves being a lot more clear headed and able to focus. Some participants have found that their energy levels have increased tremendously, and they no longer experience that “3 o’clock slump.”

Why is it that during a day, someone is to eat 3 meals and snacks? There is a problem with today’s society, eating has now become something other than a means for survival. A lot of times we find ourselves eating out of boredom, or to cope with something else. People that have started fasting, have found eating to be an enjoyable experience, and not something where you chow down food as fast as possible.

So why is it that the pharmaceutical industry wont study it? Mark Mattson hints at the answers to that question, along with many benefits that are a result of fasting in this video:

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