Fasting Research
Research Rundown – Episode 14: Survival Outcomes of Metabolically Supported Chemotherapy Combined with Ketogenic Diet, Hyperthermia, and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Advanced Gastric Cancer

Research Rundown – Episode 14: Survival Outcomes of Metabolically Supported Chemotherapy Combined with Ketogenic Diet, Hyperthermia, and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Advanced Gastric Cancer

In this Research Rundown we focus on a study out of Turkey that uses Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and fasting, combined with chemotherapy, to aid in the protection of good celluar activity for increased survival outcomes of Advanced Gastric Cancer. Highlights: The study...

WHAT IS AUTOPHAGY AND HOW DOES IT HAPPEN IN YOUR BODY?

WHAT IS AUTOPHAGY AND HOW DOES IT HAPPEN IN YOUR BODY?

If you have been practicing intermittent fasting for a while, you might have heard that autophagy is one of its many benefits. But what is it and why is it important for your health? What is it? Autophagy is a vital process our cells do for keeping themselves working...

WHAT TO EXPECT ON A 5-DAY PROLONGED FAST

WHAT TO EXPECT ON A 5-DAY PROLONGED FAST

In 2019,  a group of LifeOmic employees voluntarily did a modified fast of 90 to 120 hours for National Fasting February.  For more than a year we had been researching and reading the scientific literature on the mechanisms of prolonged water fasting and its potential...

HAUNTED BY SUGAR? HOW TO BEAT INSULIN RESISTANCE

HAUNTED BY SUGAR? HOW TO BEAT INSULIN RESISTANCE

The Halloween sugar high can be scary. Sometimes we find ourselves eating as much candy as we can out of the kids’ pumpkin buckets – because let’s be honest, they need that sugar way less than we do! But there are things we can do to blunt the negative impacts of...

NEW CONNECTIONS BETWEEN CANCER AND INSULIN RESISTANCE

NEW CONNECTIONS BETWEEN CANCER AND INSULIN RESISTANCE

In a recent study published in Cancer Cell, researchers in Colorado found that leukemia cells may hijack glucose metabolism to soak up as much energy as they need to rapidly grow and divide. In doing so, they also deprive healthy tissues of glucose. Leukemia cells...

Growth Hormone Deficiency: Health and Longevity

Growth Hormone Deficiency: Health and Longevity

Abstract The important role of GH in the control of mammalian longevity was first deduced from extended longevity of mice with genetic GH deficiency (GHD) or GH resistance. Mice with isolated GHD (IGHD) due to GHRH or GHRH receptor mutations, combined deficiency of...