Summary: The Hygiene Hypothesis persuades people to consume parasitic worms as a way to treat chronic autoimmune disorders. As well, people eat tapeworms as a way to lose weight. Learn more about two closely related scientific beliefs called the “Hygiene Hypothesis” and the “Old Freinds Hypothesis.” Part 1 of a 2-part series. Part 2 of Eating Worms to be Healthy… Continue reading "Why Are These People Eating Worms to Be Healthy? (part I)"
Category: Weight Loss
Summary: Lose weight with coffee? Probably not. While coffee is a healthy drink, new studies show that coffee probably won’t help in weight loss. People love to wake up each morning to the smell of hot coffee brewing. Coffee and the caffeine it contains are a great way to kick-start the day. About half of American adults drink coffee every… Continue reading "Lose Weight With Coffee? Maybe Not, New Research Says."
Summary: The Fasting Mimicking Diet, also called the Valter Longo diet, and the spartan practice of calorie restriction are the twin subjects of two recent research reports. Both research reports show that the fasting regimens offer potential health benefits. This article includes commentary by the inventor of the Fasting Mimicking Diet, Valter Longo. [Cover Photo: Ryan McGuire.] The idea that… Continue reading "Can We Live to 120 on the Fasting Mimicking Diet or Calorie Restriction?"