Fasting doesn't negatively affect your Metabolism
Fasting doesn't negatively affect your Metabolism

A study conducted by the University of Rochester showed that metabolic rate did not decline until 60 hours of fasting and the reduction was a mere 8%. In fact, research has demonstrated that the metabolism actually speeds up after 36-48 hours of fasting. True starvation in the eyes of the body occurs after about 3 days (72 hours) of not eating, at which point the primary source of energy becomes the breakdown of proteins (and the biggest source of protein is muscle)

Until then it relies on body fat and glycogen stores in the liver & muscles for its energy, nothing more than routine biological functioning. Once it has to begin breaking down proteins for energy, however, the body knows Its survival imperiled, and that is when the real starvation mode begins.

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