Several thousand protestors opposed to the COVID-19 vaccine march through the streets of midtown Manhattan in New York on Sept. 18, 2021.
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A growing body of research shows that nutrition, sleep, exercise and a host of other lifestyle choices can help optimize the immune system. But they are no substitute for life-saving vaccines.
Mono dieters restrict their intake to one food or food group per day.
Diets like mono, charcoal detox, Noom, time-restricted feeding and Fast800 are growing in popularity. Here’s what the evidence says about them.
There are many types of “fasting” diets. But are they any better than restricting your energy intake the old fashioned way?
Fasting diets aim to make it easier to stick to a weight loss program, but they are not for everyone.
Not too much.
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Alternate day fasting stresses cells, which may make them stronger.
People on the diet need to restrict intake of calories on fasting days.
The “new” weight-loss strategy known as the 5:2 diet has been receiving much attention in the media since the book The Fast Diet: The Secret of Intermittent Fasting - Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, Live Longer…