2020: What You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

2020: What You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

1. Overview The ketogenic or “keto” diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet designed to promote the body’s metabolism running on fats and ketones rather than carbohydrates and sugars. The ketogenic diet is designed to promote ketosis, the fat metabolism often associated with fasting 2. Some History In Y 1921 endocrinologist Rollin Woodyatt discovered ketone bodies […]

Strategies to Help Us Live Longer

Strategies to Help Us Live Longer

Supercentenarians are the rare individuals who have made it to the age of 110 and beyond. At any given time, there are only 50 to 80 supercentenarians in the world. In the US an estimated 120,000 people make it to 100, only 20 of them make it to 110 What sets them apart is that, […]

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 […]

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 Value of Fasting Explained

The Value of Fasting Explained

Benefits of Fasting The 2 Key benefits of fasting are stem cell activation and autophagy. Stem cells play an important role in longevity as they are instrumental in repairing and rejuvenating your cells and tissues, while autophagy is your body’s innate cleanout process, by which damaged mitochondria, proteins and cells are digested and eliminated. By […]

Eat Real Food, Exercise, Halt Brain Aging

Eat Real Food, Exercise, Halt Brain Aging

FLASH: A recent study is the 1st to separately evaluate diet and exercise, and the effect they have on cognitive ability, finding those who improved their diet and continuously walked or cycled for 30 mins 3X a week reversed signs of brain aging. According to a survey by AARP, 93% of Americans believe maintaining brain health […]