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In the first human trial of its kind, scientists showed that a fasting-mimicking diet can work synergistically with conventional therapies in cancer patients, altering their metabolisms and reshaping their immune systems [1]. What happens when you fast? Fasting is shaping up to be a powerful addition to clinical practice. It is not a panacea that...
Fasting diet
Dr. Matt Kaeberlein and colleagues recently published a review summarizing anti-aging diets as well as their misconceptions [1]. Caloric restriction, fasting-mimicking diets, and intermittent fasting While fasting diets have been practiced for centuries, a recent re-emergence of this research has come to the anti-aging field. The general idea behind fasting diets is to cut back...
Ramadan is a time of fasting.
Intermittent fasting changes the composition of the gut microbiome, according to new research [1]. An increase in the abundance of a group of bacteria known as Lachnospiraceae may explain some of the health benefits linked with dietary restriction. A natural experiment Intermittent fasting—the repeated, severe restriction of food intake—is an extremely reliable method of extending...
X10 Intermittent Fasting
In this episode of X10, we discuss the concept of intermittent fasting: what it is, how it differs from caloric restriction, whether or not it can make you live longer or healthier, and the methods of going about it. Script This is part of a series of videos on diet and longevity. Last time, we...
Time-restricted fasting
Intermittent fasting is a common topic in the longevity community, and a new study suggests that there could be some benefits from adopting this lifestyle. A new study published in the Journal of Proteomics builds on previous studies and suggests that intermittent fasting has a host of benefits in humans, not just mice. This study...
Who wants to lose weight, feel great, and live a long and healthy life, and what does it take to achieve these goals? Diet and exercise are equally important in long-term health, but let’s look at what recent science is telling us about the healthiest diets. This article will rely heavily on University of Southern...