How To Do Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss & Better Health

JAN 10, 202261 MIN
The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

How To Do Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss & Better Health

JAN 10, 202261 MIN

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This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health and ButcherBox.

 

Fasting is a great way to optimize your health, and it’s more approachable than you might think. It is a free tool that activates all the systems in your body to protect you, heal you, and help you live longer. Fasting can help to reduce inflammation, brain fog, and insulin resistance. It can also increase energy and bone density and activate autophagy, which is the process of cleaning out damaged cells.

 

In this episode of my new Masterclass series, I am interviewed by my good friend and podcast host, Dhru Purohit, about the many benefits of fasting. We also talk about the different types of fasting so you can determine if one is right for you.


Dhru Purohit is a podcast host, serial entrepreneur, and investor in the health and wellness industry. His podcast, Dhru Purohit Podcast, is a top 50 global health podcast with over 30+ million unique downloads. His interviews focus on the inner workings of the brain and the body and feature the brightest minds in wellness, medicine, and mindset.

 

This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health and ButcherBox.

 

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In this episode, we discuss (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):

  • The top benefits of fasting (4:07 / 1:08) 
  • Zombie cells and their effect on aging and inflammation (7:54 / 4:44) 
  • Four different types of fasting (11:46 / 8:44) 
  • My personal experiences with fasting (19:06 / 15:58) 
  • Fasting’s impact on sleep (24:12 / 21:08) 
  • Fasting for female bodies (27:38 / 24:31) 
  • Questions from our community on high blood pressure, getting adequate calories, fasting during pregnancy, and more (29:32 / 26:19) 
  • The impact of fasting on metabolism (43:26 / 40:35) 
  • The role of continuous glucose monitors in personalizing diet (53:25 / 50:20) 

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

Enhancing Your “Healthspan” to Live Well for 100+ Years with Dr. Peter Attia

 

How to Use Intermittent Fasting to Lose Weight, Live Longer, and Feel Better with Dr. Jason Fung

 

Is Cancer Caused by Sugar? with Dr. Jason Fung




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