Medical research

Calorie restriction slows pace of aging in healthy adults

In a first of its kind randomized controlled trial an international team of researchers led by the Butler Columbia Aging Center at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health shows that caloric restriction can ...


Why does fasting reduce seizures?

Calorie restriction has long been associated with reduced seizures in epilepsy. New research from Boston Children's Hospital helps explain how fasting affects neurons in the brain and could lead the way to new approaches ...

Overweight & Obesity

Q and A: Is intermittent fasting good for weight loss?

A friend told me that she is fasting to lose weight. I've tried many diets over the years without much success, so I'm thinking about trying fasting, too. Is intermittent fasting a healthy way to lose weight? Is this just ...

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