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This New, Weird Diet Might Be The Best Thing For Gut Health & Weight Loss. Here's Why — And Exactly What To Do

It's 2018, and ketogenic (or keto) diets and intermittent fasting are not only buzzy, they're practically mainstream. At this point, I've answered …

Nutrition

The truth about fasting: Does the 72-hour water fast really work? We tried it and the results were surprising

W hat it would be like if you had no food for three days? No coffee, no juice, no supplements. Just plain old water. Well, let me tell you...<p>First of …

Wellness

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

"The Magic Pill" Documentary Claims the Ketogenic Diet Can Heal Basically Everything

The Australian film has caused quite the controversy after suggesting that a high-fat keto diet is the answer to everything from cancer to autism.<p>The …

Water fasting may be a shortcut to ketosis—but should you *actually* try it?

Do a quick Google search for celeb-endorsed wellness trends, and you’ll see one result on repeat: the ketogenic diet. This buzzy regimen involves …

What's the Best Method of Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss? A Doctor Answers

If you've struggled with weight loss, trying every diet and exercise plan you've heard of without any success, intermittent fasting (IF) could change your life. It's not a diet but rather a pattern of eating, alternating between periods of fasting and periods of eating. Since there are no …

Holistic Medicine

Artistic cycling is shining on Instagram thanks to young athletes

Artistic cycling is like gymnastics on bikes. It's not a very well-known sport but it retains a dedicated following in Europe, in particular …

What Is Intermittent Fasting? Here's Everything You Need to Know

Get the facts about the popular weight-loss method.<p>If eating is #life, intermittent fasting might not be for you. Instead of waking up and eating …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Hack the Keto Diet and Lose Weight Safely With This Simple Trick From a Doctor

A casual scroll through Instagram, a flip through your favorite health and wellness magazine, or a conversation with friends have likely brought up the ketogenic diet at some point. The low-carb, high-fat diet causes the body to go into a metabolic state called ketosis. The keto diet has been …

Fitness

The amazing ways intermittent fasting affects your body and brain

It's odd to think that depriving yourself of a necessity for life might be one of the most powerful ways to transform your health. Yet there's more and more evidence for the idea that fasting could have powerful health benefits for both the body and brain.<p>There are many different forms of fasting, …

Holistic Medicine

I tried the popular Silicon Valley diet credited with boosting energy and prolonging life — and I can see why people are obsessed

For the past 10 days, I've stifled the small voice she instilled in the back of my mind to remind me that forgoing breakfast is nutritional doom — all for the sake of a diet known as intermittent fasting.<p>The diet essentially involves abstaining from food for a set period of time ranging from 16 …

There's now scientific evidence to suggest there are real health benefits to fasting — and they're not just related to weight loss

Intermittent fasting was one of the most talked-about diet trends in 2017, and now new research from the University of Surrey suggests that following such a diet could have real health benefits.<p>In a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, researchers assigned 27 overweight participants …

5:2 dieters lose weight 'quicker' and may have healthier hearts - new study

People on the part-time “5:2” diet lose weight more quickly and are more healthy than those undertaking a consistent, traditional diet, a new study suggests.<p>UK researchers found that 5:2 dieters were able to achieve at least five per cent of their weight-loss target within two months while enjoying …

A little-known technology that Fitbit and Apple are exploring could be the answer to healthy eating and peak performance

Geoffrey Woo hasn't gone back to Burger King since he saw the numbers.<p>The trim 30-year-old was at the airport one afternoon when he strayed from his healthy diet and ordered an old-time favorite: a Whopper, fries, and a Coke. Everything seemed fine until a few hours later, when he checked a device …

The beginner’s guide to the ketogenic diet

By now, you’ve probably heard that fat is <i>not</i> a healthy eater’s kryptonite. Sure, we may have spent decades believing low-fat diets—usually filled …

A strange diet is designed to slow aging by mimicking fasting — but you can eat normally most of the time

Most of us don't just want to live longer. We want stay healthier at the same time — an extra 20-30 years lying in a sickbed sounds terrible.<p>Valter Longo, the director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California, believes that by eating in a specific way, people might be …

The Ketogenic Diet Might Burn 10 Times More Fat Than The Standard American Diet

Many people who follow the ketogenic diet (a.k.a. keto) are obsessed with its ability to help you lose weight quickly—and keep it off. Now, new …

The 5 Diets Everyone Will Be Talking About in 2018

If weight loss has made your New Year’s resolutions list for 2018, chances are that you’re keen to discover the diets set to gain traction this year. …

The amazing ways intermittent fasting changes your body and brain

Stars such as Beyoncé and Hugh Jackman have spoken publicly about following intermittent-fasting plans to get in shape. So how does intermittent fasting work? We spoke with one of the leading neuroscientists in this field, Mark Mattson of the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, …

I tried the ketogenic diet for 30 days. Here's what happened

As a dietitian, my patients ask about a wide variety of diets. One plan has dominated the inquiries lately: the ketogenic diet. Since I’ve never put a patient on a diet I haven’t tried myself, I knew I needed to experience it personally. I dove in for 30 days with two carb-loving feet — and a …

Nutrition

How trainer Kirsty Godso eats ketogenic every day—and why she’ll never go back

<i>In addition to being a Nike Master Trainer, Kirsty Godso has crafted two workouts—Pyrogirls, which pops up at cool girl hot spot Sky Ting Yoga as</i> …

Russia could cut off internet to Nato countries, British military chief warns

Air Chief Marshall Peach says Russian ships have been spotted close to Atlantic cables that carry communications between Europe and the US<p>Russia could pose a major threat to the UK and other Nato nations by cutting underwater cables essential for international commerce and the internet, the chief …

Russia

How the ketogenic diet with no exercise outperforms the standard American diet with exercise

Myths die hard—especially bad ones, it seems. In the last few months I’ve attended fitness classes in which the instructor told us that if we finish …

Diabetes

Why the ketogenic diet may help fight diabetes, cancer

A diet extremely high in fat may not seem like the best way to lose fat. But there’s a growing body of research showing that the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet is not only good for weight loss, but also may help in preventing disease.<p>The ketogenic diet, or keto, relies on using your fat …

Nutrition

All you need to know about water fasting

Water fasting is a period when a person eats no food and drinks only water. Fasting in this way may help with weight loss, but is it safe, and do the …

I Fasted 20 Hours a Day For 2 Weeks, and I Can't Believe This Happened

I've been following the 16:8 intermittent fasting (IF) plan for over seven months now, which means I don't eat for 16 hours a day and only eat during …

I tried the popular Silicon Valley diet credited with boosting energy and prolonging life — and I can see why people are obsessed

For the past 10 days, I've stifled the small voice she instilled in the back of my mind to remind me that forgoing breakfast is nutritional doom — all for the sake of a hot new diet known as intermittent fasting.<p>The diet essentially involves abstaining from food for a set period of time ranging …