Is Intermittent Fasting About Burning Calories or Lowering Appetites?

Intermittent fasting

Researchers have discovered that meal timing strategies such as intermittent fasting or eating earlier in the daytime appear to help people lose weight by lowering appetite rather than burning more calories, according to a report published in the journal Obesity. The study is the first to show how meal timingRead …

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New Study by Valter Longo, PhD: Fasting Mimicking Repairs Gut and Reduces Inflammation

The science surrounding fasting is reaching new levels of understanding. In this new study, well-known researcher Valter Longo, PhD, study author and the director of the USC Longevity Institute at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and professor of biological sciences at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts

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Fasting Physiology and Therapeutic Diets: A Look Back to the Future, by Jeffrey Bland, PhD

The following is an excerpt from a recent article on fasting physiology by Jeffrey Bland, PhD, from our partners at Integrative Medicine, a Clinician’s Journal.  During the last 2 decades, our understanding of the metabolic and neurobiological effects of the ketogenic diet has increased and this has led to greater

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