Fasting & Regeneration

October 2007
PN;Oct2007, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p14
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The article focuses on two related nutritional approaches that may help enhance the nervous system regeneration after spinal cord injury (SCI). Physicians Ward Plunet and Wolfram Tetzlaff of the University of Columbia found in an experiment that fasting may promote healing and regeneration by altering the immune system and shifting the lymphocyte count. Another study indicates that a diet of primarily raw foods helps build up the body's post-injury regenerative potential.


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