On this episode of the Keto Kamp Podcast you will discover 9 AMAZING benefits of intermittent fasting. If you'd like health coaching from Ben Azadi, join the Keto Kamp Academy today: http://www.ketokampacademy.com // O V E R V I E W The number 1 benefit: Autophagy (self eating). Up to 70 billion cells need to be recycled each day; autophagy is the process for this to happen. An alarming stastisic about Americans, and why most are in a constant fed state, never experiencing autophagy. mTor (anabolic growth) vs autophagy (cellular breakdown and repair), and how they have an inverted relationship The problems that can occur when you are in a constant fed state The number 2 benefit: rise in stem cells. How a rise in stem cells help to heal old injuries (knee pain, back pain, etc) The number 3 benefit: A boost of ketones. How ketones protect the genes we are born with. How ketones down regulate inflammation, allowing our hormones to communicate to our cells. How ketones help you achieve the ultimate goal of metabolic flexibility. Why ketones are a cleaner fuel source than glucose (firewood vs gas stove analogy) The keto diet turns on the SIRT1 longevity gene Keto diet is 70% fat but that can Come from body fat You can choose where you want your next meal to come from, your plate of food or butts and thighs The number 4 benefit: Energy diversion for healing How fasting provides you with energy and blood flow to heal the body, and crush the day. The body will heal old injuries. Talk about the autophagy pain I had during a 5 day water fast. Stem cells Number 5: Increased brain function and mental focus, increase in BDNF The number 6 benefit: Hormone optimization. How our hormones and our cells communicate, and why having more sensitive hormones through fasting has amazing benefits for us. How inflammation through being in a constant fed state creates cellular inflammation, and results in our hormones not being able to communicate to our cells. Why we don't have a lack of hormones problem, we have an inflammation problem. The number 7 benefit: Resets the microbiome. The problem of leaky gut, and how fasting gives your digestive system a break. Study by Dr. Zach Bush which showed it took 14 hours to digest a standard American diet meal. How a compromised digestive system doesn't allow the nutrition you eat to be assimilated properly. The number 8 benefit: Resets the DNA, turns off bad genes. How genes work, and how we control them. Number 9 benefit: fat loss, reversing insulin resistance. How to practice fasting. 1: get keto adapted. 2: don’t eat 3 hours before bed, and 3 hours after waking up. 3: 18/6 schedule on a consistent basis // R E S O U R C E S ➡️Check out this keto beginners kit: http://www.ketokampkit.com 💊Systemic formulas D digest link: http://bit.ly/2Iy9leA ➡️Keto Mojo link: http://bit.ly/2KJSGHX 💊Systemic Formulas BIND: http://bit.ly/2XPQCSl 👇Low Carb | Keto Events to Attend: ➡️I will be speaking at LowCarb USA: http://www.lowcarbusa.org, use the coupon code KETOKAMP for $100 off ➡️PaleoFX. I’ll be speaking at PaleoFX Austin, TX April 2020 http://bit.ly/2srqdQt ➡️Keto Symposium Link May 2020 Greenwich, Connecticut: http://bit.ly/2QAjQ5j ➡️KetoCon in Austin, Texas. Get your tickets here: http://bit.ly/358khJm ➡️The World's Best Olive Oil | Get a $39 Bottle For a $1: http://www.ketokampoliveoil.com ☕Healthiest Coffee: http://www.ketokampcoffee.com Use "ketokamp" for 10% off ➡️Keto Kamp Apparel: http://www.ketokampgear.com 🎓Want to become a keto and fasting pro? Keto Kamp Academy: http://bit.ly/2MKEkWW *Some Links Are Affiliates* // F O L L O W ▸ instagram | @thebenazadi | http://bit.ly/2B1NXKW ▸ facebook | /thebenazadi | http://bit.ly/2BVvvW6 ▸ twitter | @thebenazadi http://bit.ly/2USE0so ▸ linkedin | http://bit.ly/2PNRh40 ▸ email | firstname.lastname@example.org Disclaimer: This podcast is for information purposes only. Statements and views expressed on this podcast are not medical advice. This podcast including Ben Azadi disclaim responsibility from any possible adverse effects from the use of information contained herein. Opinions of guests are their own, and this podcast does not accept responsibility of statements made by guests. This podcast does not make any representations or warranties about guests qualifications or credibility. Individuals on this podcast may have a direct or non-direct interest in products or services referred to herein. If you think you have a medical problem, consult a licensed physician.