In the few hours after eating, your insulin levels will rise, telling your body to break down glucose for energy. But after 12 hours of fasting, your insulin will drop. A hormone called leptin, which is responsible for telling you you’re full, will also fall, while ghrelin, the hormone that signals hunger, will rise.
Stage Two: 18 Hours
All glycogen is burned and now the body has to use alternative sources -fats and lipolysis begin. Insulin levels is low, but your glucagon – a hormone that controls blood sugar levels – will start to rise
Stage Three: 24 Hours
Autophagy begins when the body and cells get rid of old damaged cells. This is a way to reduce inflammation, cancer cells, misfolded proteins that are responsible for Alzheimer’s dementia.
Stage Four: 48 Hours
Growth hormone levels will go up, help muscle repair and preserve lean muscle mass, is…
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