Dieting
Dieting is the practice of eating food in a regulated and supervised fashion to decrease, maintain, or increase body weight. Dieting is often used in combination with physical exercise to lose weight,...
A One-Day Starvation Secret Got the Nobel Prize
You probably know that most tissues in your body regularly replace their cells with new ones. Different organs need their own time to renew completely. And some tissues don't replace their cells at al...
Fasting Boosts Stem Cells’ Regenerative Capacity | Technology Networks
Age-related loss of intestinal stem cell function can be reversed by a 24-hour fast.
Low carb diets DO work and are the best way to help slimmers keep weight off, study finds
A new study from Boston Children's Hospital has found that levels of ghrelin, a hormone that increases appetite, were lower in those on a low-carb diet than a high-carb diet.
Cutting down on calories could slow down the aging process
Cutting down on calories could slow down the aging process.
The Silicon Valley execs who don't eat for days: 'It's not dieting, it's biohacking'
Techies are pushing the trend of intermittent fasting for weight loss – made popular by diets like the 5:2 plan – to the extreme. Are they crazy?
This Is What Really Happens To Your Body When You Practice Intermittent Fasting
Contrary to popular belief, intermittent fasting is not an extreme or dangerous form of “dieting.” It’s actually a very healthy practice that’s loaded with a number health benefits. What kind of heal...
STUDY SHOWS HOW FASTING FOR 3 DAYS CAN REGENERATE YOUR ENTIRE IMMUNE SYSTEM - health
Today's Alternative News Channel - STUDY SHOWS HOW FASTING FOR 3 DAYS CAN REGENERATE YOUR ENTIRE IMMUNE SYSTEM By now, you may have heard about the amazing potential health benefits of fasting. While...
Fat-burning machine literally melts flab away
A new FDA-approved fat-burning machine called Vanquish emits radio frequency waves that go through the skin and burn away the fat cells underneath. Each trea...
Longevity & Why I now eat One Meal a Day
Why has Nutrition been so complicated? This video tells the story about why 3 meals a day is unnecessary and how eating ONE meal a day can make being healthy...
Fasting Diet Has Been Shown To Ease Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms In Early Trial
New research has shown that a diet involving periods of fasting could help fight autoimmune conditions - which are a range of disorders, such as lupus and multiple sclerosis , that occur when a patien...
The Fat Free Revolution that Gave America Diarrhea
Olestra was meant to deliver us to a fat-free utopia. Instead it gave millions of Americans diarrhea.
Neuroscientist Shows What Fasting Does To Your Brain And Why Big Pharma Won’t Study It
Fasting kills off old and damaged immune cells, and when the body rebounds,… it uses stem cells to create brand new, completely healthy cells. Wow…! What an opportunity to rebuild your body  by leavin...
For Fat Loss, Low-Fat Diets Beat Low-Carb Diets Handily, New Research Finds
It is a central dogma of the low-carb lifestyle: that while avoiding carbohydrates will force the human body into fat-burning mode, any diet that fails to suppress insulin will trap body fat in place ...
Here’s How A Five-Day Diet That Mimics Fasting May ‘Reboot’ The Body And Reduce Cancer Risk
Fasting has long been acclaimed as an effective way to lose weight, improve the immune system and boost brain function. But doctors have been loathe to recommend it because of the dangers associated w...
Low-fat diet
A low-fat diet is one that restricts fat and often saturated fat and cholesterol as well. Low-fat diets are intended to reduce diseases such as heart disease and obesity. Reducing fat in the diet ca...
Low-fat diet - Wikipedia
Low-carb diet
Low-carbohydrate diets or low-carb diets are dietary programs that restrict carbohydrate consumption, often for the treatment of obesity or diabetes. Foods high in easily digestible carbohydrates (e.g...
Calorie restriction
Calorie restriction (CR), or caloric restriction, is a dietary regimen that is based on low calorie intake. "Low" can be defined relative to the subject's previous intake before intentionally restrict...
Crash diet
Dieting is the practice of eating food in a regulated and supervised fashion to decrease, maintain, or increase body weight. Dieting is often used in combination with physical exercise to lose weight,...
Very-low-calorie diet
Very low calorie diet (VLCD) is a diet with very or extremely low daily food energy consumption. It is defined as a diet of 800 kilocalories (3,300 kJ) per day or less. VLCDs are formulated, nutr...
Fasting
Fasting is primarily an act of willing abstinence or reduction from certain or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time. An absolute fast is normally defined as abstinence from all food and liqu...
Fasting - Wikipedia
Intermittent fasting
Intermittent fasting (IF) is an umbrella term for various diets that cycle between a period of fasting and non-fasting. Intermittent fasting is one form of dietary restriction.
In some contexts, f...
Detox diet
Detoxification in the context of alternative medicine consists of an approach that claims to rid the body of "toxins" – accumulated harmful substances that allegedly exert undesirable effe...
Medical research related to low-carbohydrate diets
Low-carbohydrate diets became a major weight loss and health maintenance trend during the late 1990s and early 2000s. While their popularity has waned recently from its peak, they remain popular. This...
Insulin
Insulin (from the Latin, insula meaning island) is a peptide hormone produced by beta cells in the pancreas. It regulates the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats by promoting the absorption of glucos...
Insulin - Wikipedia
Coptic abstinence
The Copts (Christians of Egypt) who belong mostly to the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, observe fasting periods according to the Coptic calendar. These fasting periods are exceeded by no other ...
Fast Sunday
In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), Fast Sunday is a Sunday (usually the first Sunday of every month) set aside for fasting.
On Fast Sunday, church members are encoura...
Google Glass could be the virtual dieting pill of the future
In a year or two, augmented reality (AR) headsets such as Google Glass may double up as virtual dieting pills. New research from the University of Tokyo shows that a very simple AR trick can reduce th...
Stillman diet
The Doctor's Quick Weight Loss Diet (The Stillman Diet) was created by Irwin Maxwell Stillman, M.D. in 1967. The diet includes lean beef, veal, chicken, turkey and fish. Eggs and non-fat cottage chees...