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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Eight-hours of Eating with 16-hour Fasting May be an Effective Weight-Loss Plan

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Intermittent fasting is gaining in popularity as a weight loss plan and a way to reduce chronic illness. The most popular of such diets is the 5:2 diet, with 5 days of regular eating followed by 2 days of strict fast. Though it might be effective, sticking to such aRead …

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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. for Integrative Medicine, A Clinician’s Journal, Dec. 2013. Part one of the interview is below, regarding cancer research and fasting. Part twoRead …

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