How Safe is Extended Fasting for Many Days?

I fast every month for a minimum of 72 hours. Most months, I end up over 100 hours. I fast by drinking only water and unsweetened iced tea. Once I reach 72 hours without food, I decide whether I want … Continue reading

Is a Ketogenic Diet Safe for Healthy Longevity?

Keto diets seem to be the rage nowadays. Some people have transition issues from a blood glucose-based energy system to relying on fat for energy. Regardless, some things about this type of diet – low carb and high fat/protein – … Continue reading

How Fast Can You Start Burning Fat?

We have been taught to eat three meals daily – breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Some nutritionists advocate eating four, five, or more small meals throughout the day. How does this factor into losing weight, but, more importantly, into losing fat? … Continue reading

Is Weight Loss That Important?

Those of us who are overweight want to lose weight and inches. It seems that both weight and inches are related. You lose one and you lose the other. Adjusting calories is the most commonly recommended solution. You eat less, … Continue reading

To Eat It Or Not

I spoke at a networking meeting yesterday on longevity. I presented two major causes of aging and what can be done to accelerate or decelerate the aging processes. Questions covered aging and other aspects of health and wellness. One question … Continue reading