Fasting & Caloric Restriction

Caloric restriction and fasting have been known for over 3 decades to reliably reduce inflammation and slow aging in numerous animal models. But what’s the difference and is this effect also seen in clinical trials? What method do I choose?

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How to Lose Weight When Chronic Illness Prohibits Exercise

Chronic illness often means excess weight due to limited physical abilities. Exercise is contraindicated in most cases, so how can one lose weight without exercise? There are several diet options for weight loss supported by clinical trials.

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Nutrition 101: Sugar, the Energy Thief

Blog contributor Rachel takes us through some nutrition basics in this series. First up, sugar — where it hides, how our body handles it, & how it zaps energy

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A Keto Diet for Pain Relief

Chronic pain can be a metabolic issue. Reducing glucose has a pain relieving effect. New research shows promise in using ketogenic diets for some types of pain relief including migraine.

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The Skinny on Exogenous Ketones

Want the benefits of nutritional ketosis without the super restrictive diet? Exogenous ketones are a promising option. Learn the different supplement options in this post.

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Update: A Keto Diet for ME/CFS

The ketogenic diet has exploded into a modern day diet fad. Yet there are still many, many reasons to raise a curious eyebrow to the research surrounding it. Learn the latest in this post and how it relates to ME/CFS

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How to Maintain Weight on a Keto Diet

Want to try a ketogenic diet but don’t want to lose weight? Here are some tips to achieve the benefits of therapeutic ketosis without losing weight for the thin or severely ill with ME/CFS.

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Why is my ME/CFS Worse on a Keto Diet?

Some report tremendous benefit after starting a ketogenic diet. Others, however report terrible side effects or worsening of symptoms. Learn why in this post.

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3 Ways to Reduce Brain Fog

Too much dietary protein make your brain fog worse? Gut problems associated with cognitive fog? Learn how to effectively reduce brain fog by targeting ammonia.

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