Obesity Blog Posts

The Benefits of Water Fasting and Eating a Plant Food SOS-Free Diet

Listen to a podcast interview given by Dr. Alan Goldhamer. Dr. Goldhamer was interviewed by Shelby Stanger of Wild Ideas Worth Living.  Shelby underwent a 5 day water fast at the TrueNorth...

Fasting: Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Applications

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

Vegan Diets Linked to Reduced Cataract Risk

This week, I was planning to write about recent research that found a strong, positive correlation between a diet including animal proteins and type 2 diabetes.  The study "Low-carbohydrate diet...

Weight Loss with Water Fasting

George shares his experience with water fasting and weight loss.  George's story is worth a listen.