Fasting, mTOR, autophagy…and the importance of the feast!

This article will address:

Why I am an advocate of intermittent fasting
The health benefits of fasting (it’s more than just weight loss)
How fasting has been shown to preserve learning and memory function!
Why fasting is a great idea for menopausal women!
What’s the fuss about mTOR and autophagy, and what’s it have to do with fasting?
How fasting supports your circadian rhythm and a healthy gut microbiome
Why you still need to feast!

I just returned from traveling to Poland, and …

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Acid or alkaline and why should I care?

Do you remember your high school chemistry class? If so, you likely learned a bit about pH, as well as the concept of acid and base (alkalinity). The pH scale ranges from 1 to 14, with 7 considered to be neutral, higher numbers being alkaline (base) and lower numbers being acidic (acid). You can measure any aqueous (containing water) solution and determine its pH (pH actually stands for “power of hydrogen” and is measuring the total hydrogen ion concentration in a solution).  
Human blood, …

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