Tag Archives: Fasting

Eating Less, The Key To Slowing Aging?

Want to slow down the aging process, live longer, feel younger? Eat less. Partial results from the most comprehensive study on calorie restriction (a 2-year randomized controlled trial including 200+ healthy adults looking at the effects of calorie restriction on metabolism) in humans and its effect on slowing the aging process have just been released. Tests […]

Fasting Improves Microbial Health & Protects Against Autoimmunity

Intermittent fasting (typically defined as going 12 to 18 hours a day without food) positively impacts the gut microbiome and protects against central nervous system (CNS) autoimmunity.  A recent study in mice found that IF increases gut bacteria richness and diversity (resulting in an increase in Lactobacillaceae, Bacteroidaceae, and Prevotellaceae families), and positively alters gut microbiome […]