What Happens When We Fast? (Part 1)

Fasting is so popular nowadays. But people usually afraid of fasting. The idea of fasting scares them. In this article, I will explain the physiology of fasting and how our body responds to it. First of all, we need to know what insulin is and how it works. Insulin is a major anabolic hormone within our bodies. It is produced in pancreas Beta-cells. It opens our cell’s gates so that nutrients can come in from the bloodstream. Our body produces insulin whenever we eat something. So, when we produce it, we’re on storage mode, therefore, we store fat, build muscle, … Continue reading What Happens When We Fast? (Part 1)