Preferential decreases of visceral fat & prioritization of muscle maintenance when prolonged fasting

[Rhonda]: For me I would almost think that you’d have the opposite effect that these yo-yo diets that people are claiming lower your metabolism, I would think because you’re spending five days in more of a fasting state, or a fasting-mimicking state, that you are becoming more metabolically flexible because you’re switching to being able […]

Fasting and Fasting Mimicking Diet for treatment of autoimmune diseases | Valter Longo

[Rhonda]: The shrinking of the organs and then sort of in the refeeding phase the re-growing, is kind of something I wanted to talk to you about as well, this rejuvenation process, because you’ve obviously shown this now in several different studies both with fasting and fasting-mimicking diet in animals, where they lose a significant […]

Valter Longo, Ph.D. on Fasting-Mimicking Diet & Fasting for Longevity, Cancer & Multiple Sclerosis

[Rhonda]: Hello, everyone. I’m very excited to be sitting here with Valter Longo, who’s a professor of Gerontology and Biological Sciences at the University of Southern California. He’s also Director of the Longevity Institute. Dr. Longo has made huge contributions to the field of aging. He has made significant contributions looking at the effects of […]

FAST MIMICKING DIET: how Triathlon Taren lost 10 pounds in 5 DAYS

– 10 pounds, 10 pounds is how much weight I have lost in five days doing the fast mimicking diet. Now before you all start turning into a bunch of scientists and ripping me apart in the comments below about the dangers of fasting, the benefits of fasting, how to fast, what the heck a […]

Monitoring body composition during Fasting Mimicking Diet

What we utilize in our practice is the Fasting Mimicking Diet. This was developed at the Longevity Institute at USC. According to their studies, you preserve lean body mass. We want to make sure that that will be true for our patients. So, we want to get a body composition before they begin this process […]