Tag: fasting

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Obesity is estrogen-driven; Chronic fasting burns mostly muscle, not fat

I wanted to do a quick post on this, as this topic is one of the most…

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Regaining weight post diet/exercise due to lowered metabolism by increased PUFA in cardiolipin

This is by far the most significant study I have seen come out in the last 2-3…

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Aspirin may replicate the benefits of fasting, while avoiding its risks

I just made a post about fasting raising risk of early death by about 30%. On the…

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Low-carb/fasting raise, low-fat diets lower risk of early death by 30%+

Not very good news for the low-carb proponents, especially considering the fact that those findings match the…

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Fasting/exercise decreases androgens, increases aldosterone (and possibly cortisol/estrogens) in women

I often get criticized that I rely too much on animal studies, so here is a human…

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Fatty acid oxidation – linking all illness (especially cancer) with stress and diet (fasting / low-carb)

The study below is one perhaps the most comprehensive review published to date, challenging the medical dogma…

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Malnutrition (fasting) or protein deficiency sufficient to cause diabetes

Yet another study that should give a pause to all health care providers who push their patients…

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Fasting causes aging by energy depletion, vitamin B2 can stop it

Well, if this title does not rile up the fasting crowd, I don’t know what will:-) Aside…

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Fasting / stress decimate gonadal steroidogenesis

A very interesting and very “controversial” (read: inconvenient truth) study, since it shows beyond reasonable doubt that…

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Fasting ineffective for shrinking belly fat, may actually increase it

Hopefully, this study will give some serious food for thought to people who use (intermittent) fasting (IF)…