Fasting for two days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

 

‘Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as “remarkable”.

Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts stem cells into producing new white blood cells, which fight off infection.

Scientists at the University of Southern California say the discovery could be particularly beneficial for people suffering from damaged immune systems, such as cancer patients on chemotherapy.’

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3 Responses to Fasting for two days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

  1. Jodie Pawsey sagt:

    I am going to write a paper on this over my University break. Hope your well. Lets take a walk some time soon x

  2. marcel sagt:

    Oh great Jodie, I am already curious about your work! Maybe you like to publish it here too?

  3. Lisa sagt:

    Very interesting research. It would be great to read more about this!

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