In this video, you’ll get a good understanding of autophagy and the health benefits that it has to offer. Autophagy is a word that’s thrown around on the internet quite a bit and not too many people really understand what it is. So, we’ll talk about what autophagy, the benefits that it offers you, and then how to activate autophagy in your body. So simply put, autophagy is the destruction and recycling of damaged and redundant cellular components. This function is absolutely necessary in the body in order to clean up cellular debris so the cell can function properly. This is also a survival and adaptation mechanism when the body is suffering from physiological stress.