Reduce inflammation in the gut with the “fasting-mimicking” diet

Reduce inflammation in the gut with the “fasting-mimicking” diet

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and other inflammation-related conditions may consider taking up a low-calorie eating pattern.Researchers report that such a fasting-mimicking diet may help prevent inflammation and improve gut health.USC researcher Valter Longo reported that the fasting-mimicking diet successfully reduced inflammation.

My Fasts  -  Mind of Mahatma Gandhi

My Fasts - Mind of Mahatma Gandhi

Just as prayer may be merely a mechanical intonation as of a bird, so may a fast be a mere mechanical torture of the flesh...A fast undertaken to wring money from a person or for fulfilling some such personal end would amount to the exercise of coercion or undue influence.

Don’t make these 7 mistakes when it comes to intermittent fasting

Don’t make these 7 mistakes when it comes to intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting is popular among the health-conscious because it offers many benefits: It promotes fat and weight loss, improves insulin sensitivity, and boosts immunity.But before you try intermittent fasting, avoid these 7 common mistakes like not tracking your calorie intake so your efforts don’t go to waste.

Rediscovering Centuries-Old Secrets to a Healthy, Long Life

Rediscovering Centuries-Old Secrets to a Healthy, Long Life

Organic coffee and dark chocolate also contain high amounts of mTOR inhibiting polyphenols The Importance of Fasting for Longevity In his book " Circadian Code: Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy and Sleep Well Every Night ," Satchidananda Panda, Ph.D., cites research showing that 90 percent of people eat across 12 hours a day or more, and compressing this eating window may in fact be one of the most important things you can do for your health.

The Complete Guide to Fasting: A Special Interview With Dr. Jason Fung

The Complete Guide to Fasting: A Special Interview With Dr. Jason Fung

That's where I started from." The Clinical Use of Fasting Fung went on to implement fasting in his practice, and the results, he says, have been "unbelievable." He's been able to take many patients off all medications; they're losing weight, report increased energy, and their diabetes is reversed.

What is Intermittent Fasting

What is Intermittent Fasting

For example, data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination surveys have revealed that each 3 hour increase in nighttime fasting duration was associated with significantly lower C-reactive protein (an inflammatory biomarker) concentrations in women, who consumed less than 30% of their daily calories after 5 p.m. Other studies performed on mice have also shown that intermittent fasting protects against inflammation through protecting the gut against the impacts of stress.