Does intermittent fasting increase your LDL (bad) cholesterol?

What happens to LDL levels during fasting? Well, they go down. A lot. Over the 70 days of alternate daily fasting, there was about a 25% reduction in LDL (very good. During fasting, the body switches from burning sugar to burning fat for energy. Free fatty acids (FFA) are oxidized for energy and FFA synthesis is reduced (body is burning fat and not making it). The decrease in triacylglycerol synthesis results in a decrease in VLDL (Very Low Density Lipoprotein) secretion from the liver which results in lowered LDL.

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Does coffee help relieve painful headaches like migraine?

The golden solution to Migraines is Clarified Butter (Ghee ) or just homemade butter to be taken daily.Actually Migraines are caused when the brain is overloaded and people who are more analytical usually face this problem. This causes breakdown of fats and proteins in

Is it best to eat three small meals a day?

Cruise's plan boasts a three-point approach: eat breakfast within one hour of rising, eat every three hours, and stop eating three hours before bedtime. He says this ritualized way of eating increases BMR (baseline metabolic rate), increases energy levels, and decreases appetite, among other things. While

What has been your experience with the ketogenic diet?

It's do-able. Some people love it and some people hate it. Personally, I find that nutritional ketosis is almost ideal for me, whereas "normal" eating with lots of carbs in my diet leads to feelings of non-satiety, drowsiness, mood swings, insulin