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  • Can Fasting Be Good For You? Two Studies Reveal How It Changes The Body (Inverse)
    by Beth Newcomb on October 20, 2021 at 6:20 pm

    Inverse featured research by Valter Longo on how fasting affects the body and the potential for a fasting-mimicking diet to improve health. “If you fast every day for 21 hours, The post Can Fasting Be Good For You? Two Studies Reveal How It Changes The Body (Inverse) appeared first on USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.

  • Cycles of a Fasting-Mimicking Diet Help Mice Live Longer, Healthier
    by Beth Newcomb on October 14, 2021 at 6:11 pm

    While many diets have been studied for effectiveness in preventing obesity and heart disease in both mice and humans, research on the effects and benefits of short, periodic cycles of fasting on obesity and heart health are lacking.  The post Cycles of a Fasting-Mimicking Diet Help Mice Live Longer, Healthier appeared first on USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.

  • Nutrition Expert Achieves Global Reach In Fighting Alzheimer’s With USC Leonard Davis
    by Beth Newcomb on June 15, 2021 at 7:12 pm

    At the Amos Institute, alumna Amylee Amos shares dietary interventions that aim to slow or potentially reverse neurodegenerative decline. The post Nutrition Expert Achieves Global Reach In Fighting Alzheimer’s With USC Leonard Davis appeared first on USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.