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Autophagy, a process in which our bodies engage in cellular housekeeping, involves cleaning out and recycling unwanted cellular debris. As we get older, the regulation of autophagy becomes disrupted, leading to an increase in damaged cells that contribute to aging and disease. It is crucial to enhance autophagy for healthy aging. There are two key methods to increase autophagy:

1. Intermittent Fasting

2. Polyamines


The term 'autophagy' originates from Greek, combining the words 'phagy,' which denotes eating, and 'auto,' meaning self.