New studies shine light on long-term effects of intermittent fasting

Posted in Medicine on 29th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

The research suggests fasting for just one day a month over many years can lengthen lifespan and enhance cardiovascular health, but as always, the new studies are riddled with caveats.

Feast-and-famine diet could help extend life, study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 1st Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Intermittent fasting caused a slight increase to SIRT 3, a well-known gene that promotes longevity and is involved in protective cell responses.

Fasting may help the immune system rebuild itself

Posted in Science on 9th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

In a new study, fasting could actually be good for you, at least if you suffer from problems with your immune system.