Periodic fasting can reduce oxidation-induce stress and swelling in the body.
One of the features of aging and other prolonged diseases is oxidative stress. It is experienced when free radicals which are mostly unstable molecules combines with other vital molecules such as DNA and protein and causing damage to them in the process.
Various studies have shown that periodic fasting can help in fighting inflammation, which is another important inducer of many common ailments.
Conclusion: researches have shown that damages resulting from oxidation and inflammation can be greatly reduced in the body with the help of periodic fasting. This helps in the aging process and also prevents the development of diseases in the body.