Caloric restriction and fasting can regenerate brain cells.

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Caloric restriction and fasting can regenerate brain cells.

Postby Individual » Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:34 pm

Interesting study:
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/20 ... r-bra.html

So maybe that's why monks eat so little?
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Re: Caloric restriction and fasting can regenerate brain cells.

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Jun 02, 2009 10:14 pm

Additional research suggests that increasing time intervals between meals might be a better choice than chronic calorie restriction


The Buddha was so smart.

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Re: Caloric restriction and fasting can regenerate brain cells.

Postby Paul Davy » Tue Jun 02, 2009 11:31 pm

Greetings,

Upholding the precept of not eating after noon when in a mindful/meditative situation does seem perfectly normal and natural.

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