- Rainbow Diet
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…Read More »
- Health issues
Fasting boosts the immune system and aids cancer treatments
Scientists at the University of Southern California led by Dr. Valter Longo have shown that fasting for as little as three days seems capable of regenerating the immune system; it is also known to cut glucose and insulin levels drastically and reduce blood cholesterol, while stopping cancer progression. During any period of fasting the team showed that weakened white cells…Read More »