FoundMyFitness — Ruth Patterson

On:Time-Restricted Eating in Humans & Breast Cancer Prevention

Episode: N/A

Date: July 2016

Key Subjects:

  • See Fasting write-up.
  • There is evidence to support dietary patterns affect cancer occurrence or recurrence (in humans).
  • Timing of fasting interval matters in terms of impact on certain biomarkers:
    • Better impact if fasting started earlier in the evening, roughly 13 hours between meals.
    • More effective syncing of repair mechanisms (sleep and fasting).
    • Relevant biomarkers: C-RP, hemoglobin A1C.
  • General importance of lifestyle factors on disease development:
    • 5% overall of breast cancers are the result of genetic factors.
    • 65% to 75% are the result of lifestyle factors.
      • Obesity, diet, physical activity, alcohol, smoking, etc.
  • Modest lifestyle changes can have material, compounding impact.
    • For instance, metabolic health starts to increase at 5% weight loss.

Key Takeaways:

  • -/-

Worth Listening:

No specific new insights.


Leave a Reply