National Fasting February reminds us that our metabolic health underlies many of the diseases we associate with aging, from diabetes to cancer to Alzheimer's disease. Improve your metabolic health by fasting for at least 12 hours on a regular basis this month.

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Ketones May Activate Stress-Busting Genes in the Brain

Ketone bodies produced during fasting and exercise don't just provide energy to the brain, they may also alter gene expression to reduce inflammation and stress.

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Intermittent fasting to prevent diabetes-related blindness?

Do you struggle with high blood sugar? Intermittent fasting could help prevent complications of diabetes including eye disease.

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What’s the Deal with Fasting and Cancer Therapy?

Precision nutrition interventions for cancer are on the rise. Intermittent fasting may protect normal cells from the toxic side effects of cancer therapy.

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This Body’s On Fire: Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss and More

Learn how to harness intermittent fasting for weight loss and other health benefits with this blog post guide.

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The 5:2 Diet Works for Weight Loss

A new study reports similar weight loss impacts for 5:2 intermittent calorie restriction intervention and conventional calorie restriction diets.

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Haunted by Sugar? How to Beat Insulin Resistance

Haunted by sugar? Check out these lifestyle interventions that that help you kick sugar and insulin resistance.

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Your Menstrual Cycle on Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting may affect women's menstrual cycles if the body detects abnormally low caloric intake or high levels of stress hormones. Learn more with Dr. Nicole Woitowich.

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Anti-Aging Hacks from Zora Benhamou

Zora Benhamou's healthy aging hacks include sleep, relaxation, movement, brain health, healthy eating and fasting.

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Don’t Be a Zombie: Senolytics, Exercise and Fasting Fight Off Senescent Cells

Thanks to a new study published in Nature Medicine, we now have a convincing culprit for age-related physical dysfunction: the accumulation of “zombie” senescent cells. We might be able to fight off senescent cells and their inflammatory secretions with interventions including senolytic drugs, exercise and intermittent fasting.

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