Tag Archive: intermittent fasting

How to Live Forever, Part II: Chewing the Fat

Grandfather Family

In the last installment, we read the first major reason why figuratively “chewing the fat” through conversation and mental stimulation is your best bet to increase your chances of living a long and healthy life. In this week’s post, we…
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Dump Out Your Juices and Do a Real “Cleanse”

Juice Cleanse

Recently, juicing and cleanses are hotter than Hansel from Zoolander. Cleanses have people doing everything from putting coffee beans into their behinds to drinking herbal laxatives and even twelve glasses of lemonade per day.   These cleanses have also been…
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Fasting and Cancer: Has Nature Provided a Treatment All Along?

Fasting and Cancer

As a radiation oncologist, my research generally involves studying ways to make radiation therapy work better to kill cancer cells with fewer side effects. Oftentimes, this includes reducing the dose or potentially eliminating radiation therapy or other treatments altogether. However,…
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Not So Fast: The Potential Negatives of Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting

Michael Ristow, Hormesis, and Do We Even Need to Fast If We Are Low-Carb?   Caveman Doctor has recently received many emails (whatever an email is) from readers asking about intermittent fasting. From information online, you would think that intermittent…
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Autophagy: Turning Stress into Health

Caveman Doctor is going to shift gears here and progress from his days as a member of H. erectus to H. sapien in an effort to get a little more cerebral. This article gets a little (ok a lot) sciency,…
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