5 Tips for a successful keto diet

Many people desire instant results when they’re trying to lose weight, but it’s called a “journey” for a reason. If you want to achieve your weight goal, you’ll have to put in the work and be consistent about it. One sustainable weight loss strategy is to follow a certain diet. Diets come with a set of … Continue reading 5 Tips for a successful keto diet

Tips for working out in the morning and pursuing intermittent fasting after

Intermittent fasting and morning workouts do not ordinarily go together. However, people who want the benefits of both practices have ways to ensure that fasting and exercise work together. With intermittent fasting, people fast for 12 to 20 hours. Doing so limits the daily eating window to as little as four hours. This type of fasting helps reduce … Continue reading Tips for working out in the morning and pursuing intermittent fasting after

Research looks into the health benefits of alternate day fasting

A recent diet trend is alternate-day fasting (ADF). As its name suggests, alternate-day fasting involves fasting for a day and eating whatever you like without restrictions the next day. It is one of the several varieties of intermittent fasting. Although it can appear extreme to some people, alternate-day fasting is safe and has many health benefits, according to … Continue reading Research looks into the health benefits of alternate day fasting

Study: Animals under dietary restrictions have better protection against tumors and bacterial infections

A study published in the journal Cell found that restricting food intake can produce better immune responses against tumors and bacterial infections. During animal testing, researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases observed that T cells of mice that had their caloric intake reduced displayed improved immune memory. Although further research is needed, these findings may one day help clinicians … Continue reading Study: Animals under dietary restrictions have better protection against tumors and bacterial infections

Intermittent fasting 101: How many hours do you have to fast to reap its benefits?

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a popular eating pattern that offers several benefits, such as promoting weight loss and the burning of fats via ketosis. IF can also minimize inflammation by triggering processes like autophagy. But how long do you need to fast before you experience any of its benefits? Experiencing the benefits of IF may take time for … Continue reading Intermittent fasting 101: How many hours do you have to fast to reap its benefits?

Fasting helps reduce fat in an unexpected area: Researchers suggest fasting can also help reduce diabetes risk

Abstaining from foods and drinks for a set period of time may be good for your health, especially if you’re at risk of diabetes, according to a recent study. German researchers looked at the metabolic benefits of intermittent fasting and found that it can prevent fat accumulation in the pancreas — an event linked not only to obesity, but also … Continue reading Fasting helps reduce fat in an unexpected area: Researchers suggest fasting can also help reduce diabetes risk

16 Signs that you need a liver cleanse (and how to detox naturally)

The liver is your body’s main filtration system. It gets rid of toxic substances that come from food, the environment, the products that you use, and even those produced naturally by your own body. Without the liver, you won’t have an organ to cleanse your blood, convert toxins into waste, metabolize nutrients, and produce proteins. Because the … Continue reading 16 Signs that you need a liver cleanse (and how to detox naturally)

Study: Intermittent fasting can BOOST heart health and improve your overall well-being

Diet trends come and go, and many of them ultimately prove to be little more than a passing fad. However, one new way of eating that is getting a lot of buzz – intermittent fasting – has a lot of value and could well become the future of healthy eating. Not only can it help … Continue reading Study: Intermittent fasting can BOOST heart health and improve your overall well-being

Skipping meals: Study says fasting can boost brain health, increase weight loss

Instead of aiming for eating three times a day, you should consider skipping a meal every now and then. This intermittent form of fasting activates genes that are associated with longer and healthier lifespans. Many animal studies have shown that fasting and other means of reducing calorie intake can prolong lifespans and alleviate diseases associated with advancing age.  However, a lifestyle … Continue reading Skipping meals: Study says fasting can boost brain health, increase weight loss

Here’s what the research says about intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting may be incredibly popular these days, but the eating plan is actually not something new. In fact, its roots can be traced back to many ancient religious and cultural practices. A common misconception that people have when it comes to intermittent fasting is that it’s simply starving oneself. However, this eating plan is not about depriving the body of … Continue reading Here’s what the research says about intermittent fasting