While most health practitioners are hesitant to recommend eating less because of the associated stigma, this does not negate the incredible benefits of fasting when done properly. In this article, we’ll look at 10 surprising benefits of fasting.
1. Changes The Function of Cells and Hormones
When you don’t eat for a while, your body goes through a number of changes. Insulin levels drop and human growth hormone levels rise when you fast. Your cells also initiate critical cellular repair processes and alter the expression of genes.