Woman claims diet that TRICKS the body into thinking it’s fasting melted away her ‘mum tum’ – and helped her drop a dress size in just FIVE DAYS – MAILONLINE

“The fasting-mimicking diet (FMD) is a new technique which manufacturers say can help with everything from cell regeneration to healthy aging and fat-driven weight loss.”

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Another season, another 5-day fast! – Alternative Ageing

“…Prof Longo and his team, at the University of Southern California, one of the leading centres for research on ageing and longevity, has developed this brand new, 5 day programme called the first Fast Mimicking Diet, (FMD) which he claims, after a decade of research, reaps even better health benefits than fasting 2 days a week, or doing the 16:8 or, any other form of Intermittent Fasting that may be in vogue at the moment.”

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Dr Miriam Stoppard: Fasting presses the body’s reset switch and gets rid of damaged cells – Irish Mirror

“The researchers say fasting “flips a regenerative switch” which prompts stem cells to create brand new white blood cells, essentially rebuilding the entire immune system.”

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Eat less, live longer: the diet that holds the key to staying young – The Times

“After 30 years of research, Professor Valter Longo believes he has created a diet that could help you live to 100.”

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Fasting Transformed me after medicine failed – Jenni Russell in The Times

This free, simple therapy has changed my life. Could it be the panacea to transform the NHS? In the last ten months my life has been transformed. I didn’t write a book, move house, have children, find a faith or change my job. Instead…

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It’s worth going hungry for a healthier life – The Times

“Weight loss is only one of its possible effects. It improves that body’s function at a cellular level, reducing inflammation, replacing damaged DNA, regenerating the immune system and reducing the likelihood of developing heart disease, cancer, diabetes and age-related illnesses.”

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The mimicking diet that really does work – The Telegraph

“Particularly pleasing was the consistency: pounds that came off in the first fast stayed off even when I ate normally. Another benefit was that my appetite shrank and stayed that way. Six weeks on, the weight has not crept back and I am more motivated to eat in a mindful way.”

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Diets that promise easy ways to lose weight and treatments to get your neck into shape are put to the test – The Sun

“FIVE DAY MIRACLE: The best diet I’ve ever done –and I’ve done a lot. The “fast-mimicking” ProLon plan (£225) launches this week. You get by on 800 calories for five days, eating thinks like kale biscuits, soups, nuts and choc bars. I shifted weight I’ve tried to ditch for a year – and two months later, I’ve kept it off.”

Written by Jane Atkinson, Features Editor, The Sun on 3rd September 2017

Why we’ve all been doing the Fast Diet Wrong – The Telegraph

“A trial of 19 humans placed on the FMD once a month for five days showed decreased risk factors and biomarkers for aging, diabetes, cancer and heart disease with no major adverse side effects.”

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Time to FAST track your diet? – Daily Mail

“But it is the type of fat that fasting targets – the visceral fat around the middle – that gives it the advantage over other regimes.”

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