Potential Water Fasting Benefits  

Animal studies suggest that water fasting may stimulate autophagy, which recycles old cells.

 If induced, this system may protect against cancer, Alzheimer's, and heart disease. These findings need further study to apply to humans.

Medically supervised water fasting temporarily lowers blood pressure and LDL cholesterol, a heart disease risk factor. 

The long-term benefits of such advantages on heart health are unknown, and they may fade after the fasting period.

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Water fasting may improve insulin and leptin sensitivity. This improvement may improve blood sugar management and reduce obesity risk.  

Water fasting may reduce the risk of chronic diseases like diabetes, cancer, and heart disease, according to limited studies. 

Elsie's mother is Mexican and lived up in Arizona, therefore many of her meals reflect that. This arroz con pollo recipe works well with peas or diced veggies for a one-pot supper.  

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