intermittent fasting

Neuroscience Shows How Fasting Affects Brain & Why Big Pharma Won’t Study It

05 Feb: Neuroscience Shows How Fasting Affects Your Brain & Why Pharma Won’t Study It

Put Down the Fork and Knife: Intermittent Fasting Really Can Improve Your Cognitive Function Have you ever wondered why the average human being’s daily food intake is three meals each day with a few snacks mixed in here and there? The truth is this amount of food is not necessary to maintain a healthy body and mind. Food companies and pharmaceutical industries push for excessive food consumption in order to make an ever-growing profit. The bottom line is that healthy people who exercise and engage in intermittent fasting are not profitable for corporate America. The Benefits of Fasting Mark Mattson is a professor of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University and the Chief of the Laboratory of Neuroscience with the National…