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Want to live longer? NIA study links fasting to longevity

Intermittent fasting is a diet cycling between regular periods of eating and fasting, and has been linked to lower risks of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and aging. Watch the video to get a nutritionist’s take on the best way to go about it. Time People have been fasting for years to lose weight, but what

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Keto Diet 101 : Everything You Need To Know About This Eating Plan

Many different versions of low-carb diets have come and gone over the past several decades, but one carb-restrictive diet that’s been around for generations and is garnering significant attention today is the ketogenic diet. Far from a fad diet, the keto diet has actually been practiced safely since the 1920s, when it was first used

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Intermittent Fasting Rules

If you’re new to intermittent fasting, or thinking about giving it a try, here’s a quick list of the most fundamental rules you’ll need to follow and some mistakes you’ll need to avoid. Intermittent Fasting Basic Philosophy The use of short term fasting has shown to have a dramatic influence on specific hormones related to

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The Connection Between Gluten, Weight Loss And Weight Gain

With all the news about gluten and gluten-free diets, you may be wondering if gluten intolerance might be behind your weight gain. The answer is that, yes, if your body can’t process gluten, you may have many problems with weight gain, among others. However, weight gain isn’t as common as weight loss. With gluten intolerance,

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Inflammation And Your Immune System

The word inflammation comes from the Latin inflammare, to set on fire. In the context of our immune system, heat, redness, pain and swelling form as a reaction to either injury, or a perceived threat in the body. If you’ve ever hit your thumb with a hammer, you can see how inflammation normally occurs. In

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Weight Loss And Your Immune System

If you are overweight or obese, you are not alone. But what you might not know is just how bad being overweight is for the immune system. The first reason is that the fat we hate on our belly, butt, and thighs is not just ugly flab. Scientists believe that excess fat in the body

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