The practice of fasting dates back to the earliest humans. At a time when food sources were scarce and irregular, eating cycled between periods of hunger and feast. This cycle encouraged—and ultimately, evolved—the body’s ability to survive during periods of food scarcity. Read full article here How Does Fasting Work?
The small intestine is a harsh environment for bacteria. Some do thrive there, but the bulk of the gut bacteria are found in the colon. Read full article here. Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth