The Science of Fasting
Fasting is a highly effective mechanism to lose weight, lower insulin levels, increase growth hormone, aid cellular repair, reduce inflammation, enhance heart health and boost brain performance. Fasting has also been shown to reduce risk of cancer and enhance longevity.
Former British Royal Navy Aircrew Officer Paul Taylor is a fasting and fat loss expert. He is a Neuroscientist, Exercise Physiologist and Nutritionist. Paul is completing a PHD in applied psychology to further understand the body and the brain.
In this episode Andrew and Paul discuss the following:
6:37 The history and evolution of fasting
10:15 Fasting and its effect on the body
23:50 Autophagy and metabolism
32:52 Paul’s experience with fasting
43:20 Fasting differences for men and women
46:03 Fasting protocols and feeding windows
58:10 When to fast
1:10:33 Losing fat and measuring success
1:20:42 Fast tracking fat loss using cold temperatures, sauna and heat
1:28:41 Paul’s new book Death by Comfort
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