The Science of Aging and Longevity

The Science of Aging and Longevity

David Sinclair, PhD is a professor of genetics and co-director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging at Harvard Medical School. Generally recognized as one of the thought leaders in the science of how to improve our life span and health span, Dr. Sinclair earned his PhD in Sydney, Australia. After working […]

This is TRE, aka Time Restricted Eating

This is TRE, aka Time Restricted Eating

The Big Q: What is TRE that we have all be hearing about? The Big A: Time-restricted eating is just what it sounds like. It is a form of intermittent fasting where you eat all of your meals for the day within a restricted window of time, ranging from 2-8 hours. That means you are […]

The ‘OMAD’ Diet is Here

The ‘OMAD’ Diet is Here

FLASH: OMAD is the acronym for “one meal a day,” it involves eating all your nutrients in a 1-hr time frame, with nothing more other than calorie-free beverage options, for the remaining 23 hrs per day. The OMAD diet is an extreme form of intermittent fasting (or 16/8), and involves eating all your nutrients in […]

Fasting Brings on Healing and Rejuvenation

Fasting Brings on Healing and Rejuvenation

FLASH: Calorie restriction strategies such as fasting and partial fasting activate powerful metabolic processes that catalyze healing and rejuvenation. Fasting has been part of human history for centuries. It was often done for ritualistic purposes, and is still done to this day. But today we have a large body of science confirming the benefits of […]

The Secrets to a Healthy Long Life

The Secrets to a Healthy Long Life

FLASH: The Importance of Fasting for Longevity In his book “Circadian Code: Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy and Sleep Well Every Night,” Satchidananda Panda, PhD., cites research showing that 90% of people eat across 12 hours a day or more, and compressing this eating window may in fact be 1 of the most important things […]

Age Old Secrets for a Long and Healthy Life

Age Old Secrets for a Long and Healthy Life

FLASH: Fasting is Key to Longevity Note: An important part of this is understanding is the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) a very important pathway responsible for controlling autophagy or how our bodies detox and repair themselves. Intermittent Fasting Fasting is biological stressor that produces many beneficial results, including autophagy. In fact, some of the benefits associated […]

Love: the 4-Letter Word in Medicine

Love: the 4-Letter Word in Medicine

Dr. Dean Ornish, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), is perhaps best known for his pioneering work in how to use food and simple lifestyle strategies to improve health. And for 40 years, Dr. Ornish has directed clinical research showing you can reverse not only Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, but […]

Fasting is Not Starvation, it is Beneficial to Our Health

Fasting is Not Starvation, it is Beneficial to Our Health

Breaking Down Myths About Fasting “The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting,” co-authored with Jimmy Moore, details how to implement fasting and overcome some of the most common challenges that might arise, including persistent fears and myths associated with extended water fasting. Dr. Fung’s new book is very […]

Live Longer, Healthier By Eating Less

Live Longer, Healthier By Eating Less

Live Longer, Healthier By Eating Less Nutritional science has known for a long time that reducing the number of calories you eat can influence longevity. But there has also long been a Southside to calorie reduction alone. While it could improve lifespan as indicated in numerous animal studies, reducing caloric intake to below that of […]

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices Herbs and cooking spices contain a wide variety of antioxidants, minerals and vitamins, and help maximize the nutrient density of our  meals. Every time we flavor our meals with herbs or spices we are “upgrading” our food without adding a single calorie. In fact, on a per gram fresh […]

Fasting: The Way to Good Health

Fasting: The Way to Good Health

Fasting: The Way to Good Health Research from the University of Southern California has found that a 3-day fast can regenerate the entire human immune system. This remarkable and major breakthrough points to a straightforward and low-cost way to improve health and well-being. Fasting, abstaining from all or some foods or drinks for a set […]

Intermittent Fasting Promotes General Health and Longevity

Intermittent Fasting Promotes General Health and Longevity

Intermittent Fasting Promotes General Health and Longevity There is lots of research showing that fasting has a beneficial impact on longevity, and there are a number of mechanisms contributing to this effect. Normalizing insulin sensitivity is a Key one, but fasting also inhibits the mTOR pathway, which plays an important part in driving the aging […]

F1: Pre-season Testing Finished, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Fastest

F1: Pre-season Testing Finished, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Fastest

F1: Pre-season Testing Finished, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Fastest $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ended F1 pre-season testing with the fastest times over the 8 days at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Kimi Raikkonen’s lap of 1 min, 17.221 secs Friday came within 0.039 sec of the track record set by Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel Thursday. Both times were set […]

Fasting Extends Lifespan   

Fasting Extends Lifespan   

Fasting Extends Lifespan Fact: Most people want to live a healthy, long life. The Big Q: What is the best way to switch on the body’s ability to promote cellular protection, regeneration and rejuvenation? The Big A: Valter Longo, PhD., a researcher and director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California (USC), […]

Intermittent Fasting for Good Health & Longevity

Intermittent Fasting for Good Health & Longevity

Intermittent Fasting for Good Health & Longevity Nutritional experts have looked at the health effects of a fasting diet (FMD) in humans. In a recent study 100 participants did 3 cycles of FMD, which involves semi-fasting for 5 days each month. The FMD diet is low in calories, sugars and protein, but high in healthy […]

Obesity Raises Our Risk of Cancer

Obesity Raises Our Risk of Cancer

Obesity Raises Our Risk of Cancer Obesity can raise your risk of cancer in many ways. Some cancers, especially breast and endometrial cancer, are sensitive to the female sex hormone estrogen, and fat cells produce an excess of this hormone. This is why obesity in young children obesity is a a grave concern. By carrying […]

Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet

Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet

Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet Some dietary fats can be harmful, but it’s important to know which ones and why. For an in-depth review of dietary fats, please see the Weston A. Price Foundation’s article, “Saturated Fat Does a Body Good.” In summary, harmful fats that contribute to heart disease are primarily as […]

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet Being slim is not necessarily proof of being healthy. Metabolic dysfunction can strike anyone not following an really healthy diet. Carrying excess weight almost always guarantees one will suffer health problems. And so, this is why childhood obesity is a grave concern, as obese children […]