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Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Holistic Medicine

The Food That Tons of Slim People Eat at Least Twice a Day

Milk, in particular, was a major factor affecting the size of people's waists: Daily milk drinkers were significantly less likely to be obese than non-drinkers—an association that only applied to women. The caveat? There was a BMI benefit only when the milk contained less than 3.4 percent fat …

Sugar and Heart Disease

The thing is, bread, crackers, salad dressing, ketchup, yogurt—they all contain added sugar even though they may not actually taste sweet, so you may not even realize how much of the sweet stuff you're consuming. (Check out these sneaky sources of sugar for more info on some of the surprising …

Unhealthiest Foods For Your Body – Don’t Eat These

We all think we know which foods are healthy and which we should avoid, but <i>do we really know why?</i> Besides the high fat content and low nutritional …

Walking Is The Superfood Of Fitness, Experts Say

For author and scientist Katy Bowman, walking is a biological imperative like eating. In her book, "Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement," she suggests there are movement nutrients, just like dietary nutrients, that the body needs.<p>"Walking is a superfood. It's the defining …

Exercise