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Study Finds Fasting for Three Days Regenerates Immune System

Friday, June 6, 2014 | Worthy News / Editor's Top Stories, World News

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(UK Telegraph / Worthy News)– Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".

Although fasting diets have been criticized by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts stem cells into producing new white blood cells, which fight off infection.

The researchers say fasting "flips a regenerative switch" which prompts stem cells to create brand new white blood cells, essentially regenerating the entire immune system.

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