Intermittent Living: the use of ancient challenges as a vaccine against the deleterious effect od modern life – A hypothesis

Chronic non-communicable diseases (CNCD) are the leading cause of mortality in developed countries. They ensue from the sum of modern anthropogenic risk factors, including high calorie nutrition, malnutrition, se- dentary lifestyle, social stress, environmental toxins, politics and economic factors. Many of these factors are beyond the span of control of individuals, suggesting that CNCD are inevitable. However, various studies, ours included, show that the use of intermittent challenges with hormetic effects improve subjective and objective wellbeing of individuals with CNCD, while having favourable effects on immunological, metabolic and beha- vioural indices. Intermittent cold, heat, fasting and …

 Leo Pruimboom, Frits A.J. Muskiet, Vaccine 2018 (PDF)


Meal frequency and timing in health and disease. M.P. Mattson

Restoring insulin sensitivity to maintain cognitive skills is so important’s%20disease-%20metabolic%20basis%20for%20dementia%202016.pdf

The influence of sleep on inflammation levels and thus on the development of diseases