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Is fasting the fountain of youth?

For the past year and a half, Keith Taylor and his wife have adopted a lifestyle that includes fasting regularly. “For six days per week, we don’t eat until around 5 pm, but eat as much as we want and whatever we want from 5 pm until we go to bed. It is not a

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How to Reset Your Thyroid to Burn Fat and Activate Your Metabolism

Erika Schwartz, MD, was consulted for medical advice by an older man with serious health issues. Namely, she examined the medications and treatments he was subjected to and decided to consult his cardiologist to see if he would agree to change his therapy completely. The man suffered from excess weight, low testosterone and thyroid levels,

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Want to live longer? NIA study links fasting to longevity

Intermittent fasting is a diet cycling between regular periods of eating and fasting, which has been linked to lower risks of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and aging. People have known for years that they can lose weight by fasting. But what if we told you that the longer you fast, the longer you can live?

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The Connection Between Gluten, Weight Loss And Weight Gain

With all the news about gluten and gluten-free diets, you may be wondering if gluten intolerance might be behind your weight gain. The answer is that, yes, if your body can’t process gluten, you may have problems with weight gain, among others. However, weight gain isn’t as common as weight loss. With gluten intolerance, your

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