Danger of Ultra-Processed Food

Malnutrition problems can be traced to poor-quality diets lacking in diversity, a recent phenomenon in evolutionary history, according to a new paper from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. “Earlier diets were highly diverse and nutrient dense, in contrast to modern food systems in which monotonous diets of staple cereals and ultra-processed […]

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Weight Management for Remission of Type 2 Diabetes

Patients  with Type 2 diabetes were able to put the disease in remission without medication by following a rigorous diet plan, according to a study published today in the Lancet medical journal. “Our findings suggest that even if you have had Type 2 diabetes for six years, putting the disease into remission is feasible,” Michael […]

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Why fasting bolsters brain power

Mark Mattson is the current Chief of the Laboratory of Neurosciences at the National Institute on Aging. He is also a professor of Neuroscience at The Johns Hopkins University. Mattson is one of the foremost researchers in the area of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and amyotrophic […]

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Harvard Study Shows the Surprising Impact of Intermittent Fasting on the Aging Process

Countless research studies have shown the benefits of intermittent fasting, and now Harvard scientists have closely examined its impact on the aging process. Intermittent fasting refers to an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. The most common intermittent fasting methods involve daily 16 hour fasts, or fasting for 24 hours, twice […]

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Scientifically-Designed Fasting Diet Lowers Risks for Major Diseases

Results of a randomized clinical trial shows a periodic, five-day fasting diet designed by a researcher safely reduced the risk factors for heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other age-related diseases. ScienceDaily: Scientifically-designed fasting diet lowers risks for major diseases What if you could lose weight and reduce your risk of life-threatening disease without any changes in […]

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Anti-Inflammatory Mechanism of Dieting and Fasting

Researchers have found that a compound produced by the body when dieting or fasting can block a part of the immune system involved in several inflammatory disorders such as type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, and Alzheimer’s disease. Source: ScienceDaily: Anti-inflammatory mechanism of dieting and fasting revealed In their study, published in the Feb. 16 online issue of Nature […]

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Ketosis and Ketones w/ Dr. Dominic D’Agostino Ketogenic Diet Expert & Fat Burn

Ketosis and ketones what are they. When in a ketotic state, carbohydrate intake is so low that the body shifts over from burning glucose as a primary source of fuel to using fat and its own fat stores for energy. Essentially, when in ketosis you become a “fat burner” instead of a “sugar burner.” Our […]

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How Does Ketosis Work? Benefits of Ketones

Ketones help solve cellular energy dysregulation by improving “mitochondrial function,” reducing premature cell death and protecting and energizing neurological tissues. Research into the benefits of ketones has established that ketones: Improve Brain and Cognitive Function Ketones are an effective treatment for epilepsy and are now being tested on other brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, […]

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