Despite the popularity of protein-rich diets like Atkins and Paleo, new research suggests that it may be wise to steer...
Mar 4 2014, 6:26pm CST
Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
The scientific evidence that fasting can be beneficial to our health is mounting.
Previous studies have shown that starving yourself for a limited time can help protect the brain against Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, now a new study claims that fasting can aid your immune system.
Research has shown fasting for at least two days regenerates immune systems damaged by ageing or cancer treatment.
The finding, demonstrated both in mice a ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
Jun 6 2014, 5:25am CDT
Source: National Post
Fasting for three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as “remarkable.”
Although fasting diets have been criticized by nutritionists, research suggests that starving the body kick-starts stem cells into producing more white blood cells, which fight off infection.
Scientists at the University of Southern California (USC) say the discovery could be particularly beneficial for those suffering from damaged immune ...
Full article at: National Post
Jun 5 2014, 6:02pm CDT