How do you determine your health status? Most of us with American health insurance get a “free” yearly physical exam. We may get some routine blood work done, and if we’re lucky, we might be told that everything looks “normal” and that we can come back the following year.
Since autophagy has been shown to be activated by fasting, many of us have been skipping breakfast to hop on the fasting train and save our brains. People are fasting for weight loss, mental enhancement, anti-aging, anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory effects, and even spiritual enlightenment.