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Written by Stephen Anton PhD on August 3rd, 2020

An important question is how or why intermittent fasting helps muscles stay strong, and I think the key factor is the metabolic switch, where the body shifts using ketones as a primary fuel source.

The reason that matters is because ketones are “anti-catabolic” which means they help prevent the breakdown of muscle during fasting.

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Updated by Stephen Anton PhD on June 24th, 2020

For years, walking has been a favorite choice in the world of exercise.

Whether you walk in a gym, on a treadmill, or out in nature around your neighborhood, it is a great source of exercise.

However, new research states that leisurely walking doesn’t have the heart-healthy results that power walking leads to.

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Dr. Anton

I’ve had the privilege of studying the fields of obesity, metabolism, and aging for the past 20 years and felt an increasing desire to share what I’ve learned with as many people as possible the past few years.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Dr. Anton

    I’ve had the privilege of studying the fields of obesity, metabolism, and aging for the past 20 years and felt an increasing desire to share what I’ve learned with as many people as possible the past few years.

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