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Old Fri, Aug-02-19, 10:06
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Plan: Ketogenic (LCHFKD)
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Here's a link that gave me the full article:
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-fa...fad-11564676512

Excellent summary of the benefits along with citations for Mark Mattson and Valter Longo. Here's an excerpt:

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Fasting also can contribute to brain health and happiness. The neurobiologist Mark Mattson, who retired this year from the National Institutes of Health, has demonstrated in experiments for two decades that nerve growth factors contribute significantly to brain health and positive mood. He also found that fasting, restricting calories and exercising spur distinct increases in the best-known nerve growth factor, BDNF.

Hope Mattson, despite retirement, stays involved, he's an excellent researcher and promotes IF and timed eating for health.
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