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What if, 24 hour fasting in mice causes their guts to enhance intestinal stem cells?

Researchers at MIT have discovered that fasting for 24 hours flips a metabolic switch in mice, causing their guts to enhance their intestinal stem cells. Intestinal stem cells are what powers the intestine, and as people age this powerhouse starts to slow down. Ever wonder why you put on more weight as you get older? Thank your gut flora, including these cells.
I use to fast and mediate.
When I fasted for medical a reason recently I was ill but, I use to drink. This fats said no drinking after 12. Until after testing. Maybe I will try again. I try to mediate


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http://bigthink.com/news/mit-study-24-hour-fasting-regenerates-stem-cells-doubles-metabolism?utm_source=Big+Think+Weekly+Newsletter&utm_campaign=760b727c33-Weekly_Newsletter_051118&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4db4d7150a-760b727c33-43332849

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I have little doubt that fasting from time to time is good, but I think this 5-2 routine is a little drastic.
Personally, I don't think about food all that much.... Only when my stomach starts saying "FEED ME!"

For me, eating is something I'm forced to do to stay alive. I'm sort of an eat to live, not live to eat kinda guy.
I've been through what you just went through. I didn't like that part either.

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