Tag Archives: Fasting

  • June 9, 2015

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    In ‘Eating Lab,’ A Psychologist Spills Secrets On Why Diets Fail

    As soon as Traci Mann's new book, Secrets From The Eating Lab, hit bookstores, I ordered my copy.

    As the author of a no-diet book myself, I was eager to read what one of the leadi

  • January 24, 2015

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    A 12-Hour Window for a Healthy Weight

    NYTimes. Scientists, like mothers, have long suspected that midnight snacking is inadvisable. But until a few years ago, there was little in the way of science behind those suspicions. Now, a new study shows that mice prevented from eating at all hours avoided obesity and metabolic problems — even

  • January 16, 2015

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    Minifasting: How Occasionally Skipping Meals May Boost Health

    NPR: If you've ever gone to sleep hungry and then dreamed of chocolate croissants, the idea of fasting may seem completely unappealing.

    But what if the payoff for a 16-hour fast — which might involve skipping dinner, save a bowl of broth — is a boost in energy and a decreased appe