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Fasting Mimicking Trial Shows Promise for Chronic Disease Reduction

Fasting is more than a popular diet fad, according to a recently released University of Southern California Davis study. A five-day fast once a month could reduce one’s risk of life threatening diseases and result in weight loss. For 71 adults, participating in a fasting-mimicking” phase II trial at the (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Personalized Nutrition and Metabolic Response

As you sit down to a dinner with family and friends you can learn a lot about the unique aspects of your tablemates’ metabolic response. Uncle Joe’s blood sugar may rise more from mashed potatoes than from Aunt Sue’s apple pie. But for your own blood sugar, the results could (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Valter Longo, PhD: Differential Stress – Effects of Fasting on Cancer

Interview by Craig Gustafson Sponsored by the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians 2014 Conference The following is a two-part excerpt of an interview with Valter Longo, PhD. by Craig Gustafson, for Integrative Medicine, A Clinician’s Journal, Dec. 2013. Part one of the interview is below, regarding cancer research and fasting. (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Vitamin D […]

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Detox Diets for Symptom Relief and Weight Loss

Detoxification has become a popular option for patients to lose weight, and more importantly start a plan to improve overall health. This study examines how a carefully designed meal replacement, low-calorie detox plan, based on a questionnaire designed by Jeffrey Bland PhD, appears to be a viable option for both (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Retrain the […]

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Effect Of A Proprietary Magnolia And Phellodendron Extract On Weight Management: A Pilot, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial

Objective • To determine the efficacy of a dietary supplement ingredient containing proprietary extracts of Magnolia officinalis and Phellodendron amurense in helping overweight, otherwise healthy, premenopausal female adults, who typically eat more in stressful situations manage their body weight. (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Detox Diets for Symptom Relief and Weight Loss

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