• Rainbow Diet

    What can I eat on the real Rainbow Diet?

    The real Rainbow diet, or colourful Mediterranean diet, is a natural, whole food diet that is supported by thousands of years of health and longevity. It’s core is olive oil; nuts and seeds, red wine and unpasteurized cheese; and sunshine, exercise, sleep and enjoyment with friends and family; it’s a Lifestyle not an eating regime. The real Rainbow Diet is not about…

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    What is the Valter Longo Fasting-mimicking Diet (FMD)?

    The Fasting-mimicking Diet (FMD) is a 5-day per month protocol, where you typically consume 34-54% less calories than usual, by cutting protein levels and inducing beneficial hormone changes; it is essentially a low-cal Mediterranean Diet. The Fasting-Mimicking diet was originated by Professor Valter Longo stemming from his research at the University of Southern California Longevity Institute. By consuming a calorie…

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    Low-cal Mediterranean diet rejuvenates the immune system

    Professor Valter Longo has shown that using a fast or a low-calorie Mediterranean Diet for five days a month improves the immune system, the response to vaccination, and reduces weight, fat levels, fasting blood sugar and blood pressure, encouraging longevity. In an old and damaged immune system, fasting encourages stem cell production of new white immune cells.  Professor Valter Longo,…

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    Mediterranean diet as good as low calorie vegetarian diet for weight loss

    No difference was seen between a ‘no fish, no meat Vegetarian Diet’ (VD) and a Mediterranean Diet (MD) in terms of weight and fat loss, but the MD diet was better in terms of triglyceride and B-12 levels, and the VD lowered LDL cholesterol more. There are many articles about the benefits of a vegetarian or a vegan diet for…

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