On:Time-Restricted Eating in Humans & Breast Cancer Prevention
Date: July 2016
- 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.
No specific new insights.