In this informative podcast, Dr. Valter Longo—Director of the Longevity Institute at USC, and founder of ProLon’s FMD—shares his expertise on the numerous, positive mental and physical effects brought on by fasting.
Whatever reason an individual may decide to restrict their eating time – whether it’s to lose weight, enhance their overall health, or for religious reasons – most people can agree that the idea of eating much less often sounds difficult.
Did you know fasting can have one of the most powerful impacts on your health and wellness of any intervention in the world? However, when most people hear the term "fasting," they think of only one particular method
Obesity and chronic health disorders such as Type 2 Diabetes have been deemed as an epidemic worldwide by the World Health Organization (WHO). Therefore, it is no surprise that the scientific and clinical community is invested in discovering strategies to
The term “fasting” is often synonymous with various dietary and weight loss regimens. However, “water fasting” is a relatively newer concept. Fasting may have been practiced for centuries to accommodate various health and/or religious reasons, yet the therapeutic and medicinal
Recent scientific revelations on the significant health benefits derived from periods of "not eating" have taken the medical community by surprise. In reality, though, it's always been known that humans have lived for most of their existence on Earth with
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