Fasting Articles

Long-Term Relief from Chronic Posttraumatic Headache after Water-Only Fasting and an Exclusively Plant-Foods Diet

This article originally appeared in Alternative and Complementary Therapies: August 2017 edition, Vol. 23 issue 4.  Summary: Chronic posttraumatic headache (CPTHA) occurs in up to 95% of...

Clinical Fasting

This article originally appeared in Sonoma Medicine: the summer 2017 edition.   Summary: Modern humans evolved while surviving prolonged periods without food and have voluntarily fasted for...

Fasting: Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Applications

This article originally appeared in Cell Metabolism 19, February 4, 2014 Authors: Valter D. Longo and Mark P. Mattson Abstract: Fasting has been practiced for millennia, but, only recently, studies...

Fasting: Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Applications

This article originally appeared in Cell Metabolism 19, February 4, 2014 Authors: Valter D. Longo and Mark P. Mattson Abstract: Fasting has been practiced for millennia, but, only recently, studies...

Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss

Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss A form of calorie restriction, intermittent fasting may help you lose those extra pounds. By Jennifer Marano, D.C. For many people, following a whole-food, plant-...

Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss

Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss A form of calorie restriction, intermittent fasting may help you lose those extra pounds. By Jennifer Marano, D.C. For many people, following a whole-food, plant-...

GQ Article: How the Terrible, Insufferable Six-Day Water Fast Made Me a New Man

The below article was featured in the November 2013 issue of GQ Magazine.   What if there were a cure-all treatment for high blood pressure, migraines, chronic pain, arthritis, and, of yeah,...

GQ Article: How the Terrible, Insufferable Six-Day Water Fast Made Me a New Man

The below article was featured in the November 2013 issue of GQ Magazine.   What if there were a cure-all treatment for high blood pressure, migraines, chronic pain, arthritis, and, of yeah,...

Resolving Corruption

Resolving Corruption: How to “Reboot” Your Brain so that Healthy Eating is Preferred By Alan Goldhamer, D.C. and Jennifer Marano, D.C. Reprinted from Health Science magazine, Spring 2012...

Fasting is the Answer, What is the Question?

This article originally appeared in Health Science Magazine. In the world of our ancient ancestors, fasting occurred primarily by force, not by choice.  Humans would fast when resources became...