Grow Stem Cells with Fasting
New research from the University of Southern California has come to light that fasting as little as eight (8) days a year could deliver significant health benefits, especially when it comes to stem cells.
Believe it or not, fasting two to four days at a time (every six months) causes stem cells to awaken from their normal dormant state, and start regenerating.
Essentially, researchers discovered that fasting helped eliminate damaged and older cells, allowing new healthier cells to replace them completely, effectively renewing the immune system.
This is one of the first times any natural intervention has ever been shown to trigger this self-renewal.
Going a bit deeper… In mice and humans, white blood cell counts were significantly lowered after long periods without food. These bodies are vital to the human immune system.
But, when their numbers decline to a critical point, pathways for hematopoietic stem cells were switched on. These cells manage the immune system and generate new blood.
“When you starve, the system tries to save energy, and one of the things it can do to save energy is to recycle a lot of the immune cells that are not needed, especially those that may be damaged,” Valter Longo of the USC Davis School of Gerontology, said.
Fasting for an extended period of time (up to 48 to 96 hours) changes the human body to consume fat reserves, glucose (sugar), and ketones. Unhealthy white blood cells are also broken down, so that in part, their components can be reused for new, thriving cells.
This is considered to be a cell “recycling” of sorts.
After a period of fasting, the body’s immune system will generate new blood cells when nutrients begin flowing back into the body.
The main point of interest in this study at USC, they were committed to knowing what drives body systems to rebuild the cells.
To go further into the science a bit…
The study found that Protein kinase A, an enzyme known to inhibit cell regeneration, was reduced in the systems of people who are fasting. Concentrations of a growth-factor hormone called IGF-1 were also lowered in those who have not eaten in days.
Important note: you will want to be careful if you decide to fast on only water for extended periods of time. To protect yourself, fasting for two to four days at a time should be done under medical supervision.
Another approach to fasting which has produced beneficial results is time restricted eating or “intermittent fasting”. This form of fasting involves eating in an 8 hour window and not eating during the remaining 16 hours.
This could be during a span from noon to 8:00 pm or 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. This time period will be completely up to you, just as long as you limit your intake to a single eight hour duration.
You’re not limited to the amount of water, and intermittent fasting is growing in popularity but is still considered a “secret” in the stem cell community.
Fasting has been a widely used approach for generations — going back to early civilization, but either as a survival, ritualistic, or weight loss tactic.
But now, we have the research to support that fasting is an incredibly powerful stem cell boosting “secret” that can return powerful results.
After this study (and others) surfaced, we became inspired to see what other natural alternative “secrets” are out there.
In the end, we were able to gather and expand on 7 Secrets PROVEN to Grow More Stem Cells.
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- How Stem Cells can help you treat (and even prevent) a wide variety of diseases
- The ins and outs of fasting that, when done correctly, can be YOUR fastest tool to grow new, thriving stem cells
- How to improve your sleep, grow new stem cells, and say goodbye to sleep deprivation once and for all
- Through substituting certain foods, you will reduce inflammation and elevate your stem cell production
Fasting is the first secret and if you want to know the other 6 secrets proven to grow stem cells, then click here to claim your 7 Secrets PROVEN to Grow More Stem Cells…
If you want to learn more about effective fasting, improving your sleep, and knowing exactly which foods to avoid – and which foods to substitute for them – then this eBook is for you.
We really care about your health and well-being. And we hope that you start using this information right away to start growing new stem cells and reduce joint pain, prevent Alzheimer’s, and reduce your risk for heart disease and diabetes.
To your health,
The Healing Miracle Team
P.S. As a healthy reminder, please make sure to check with your medical doctor before you begin fasting, change medications, begin a new exercise program, or change your diet.
P.P.S. The eBook “7 Secrets PROVEN to Grow More Stem Cells” is on sale for a very limited time, so if you want to grow more stem cells naturally, we highly recommend you checking it out today!
CITATION: Prolonged Fasting Reduces IGF-1/PKA to Promote Hematopoietic-Stem-Cell-Based Regeneration and Reverse Immunosuppression. Cell Stem Cell, Volume 14, Issue 6, p810?823, 5 June 2014
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