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  1. Why do we celebrate Maha Shivaratri and how do you celebrate it? All you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | IcWolverhampton

    ... the Maha Shivaratri is held at night and is a solemn occasion rather than a time of revelry. The focus is on fasting, prayers, poems, meditation and reflection and also includes an all-night vigil at temples, which are adorned with lights and ...

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  2. Fasting-Mimicking Diet: Can You Make it a Habit?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Science Blog

    I was glad to see Valter Longo's Fasting-Mimicking diet in the news again this week. I have been enthusiastic about Longo's work ever since he documented altruistic suicide of yeast cells for his PhD thesis in the 1990s.

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  3. Diabetes could be 'reversed' by following fasting diet, scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Patients are allowed 770 calories a day. They then return to a normal diet which causes their cells in their pancreas to start producing insulin again A diet created to imitate the effects of fasting may reverse diabetes by reprogramming cells , claims a new study that may help treat the condition without drugs or painful insulin injections.

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  4. Study shows yo-yo diet reversing diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Sunday Herald

    ... pancreatic cells in diabetic mice and reduced symptoms of both the Type-1 and Type-2 forms of the condition. The Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) was developed by Professor Valter Longo at the University of Southern California as a way to protect cancer ...

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  5. Feast and famine diet may restore insulin production in diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Medical News

    A landmark study conducted by the University of Southern California and published this week in the journal Cell provides hope for restoring insulin production in patients with diabetes. The study showed that when food is restored to mice on a very low calorie diet that mimics fasting, new insulin-producing cells develop.

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  6. Why more non-Catholics are observing LentRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... fourth and fifth centuries, was to fortify one's relationship with God, oneself and the poor by focusing on prayer, fasting and alms-giving. "Traditionally people have given something up," says Father Allan Deck, professor of theological studies at ...

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  7. This fitness blogger has just proved how irrelevant weight can beRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Metro

    ... years trying various eating plans, the mum-of-four started doing a mixture of cardio, power lifting and intermittent fasting to help her lose weight, gain muscle and become stronger. And despite the minimal weight loss, she's gone down at least ...

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  8. Things To Do Friday, February 24, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    What: East Cooper Medical Center and the American Heart Association will provide a free heart screening, including a full lipid profile and blood pressure check. Registration and fasting are required.

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  9. LETTER: Many people placing their faith in a meat-free dietRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    March 1 marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period preceding Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus' 40 days of fasting in the wilderness before launching his ministry. The call to refrain from eating animals is as old as the Bible.

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  10. Maha Shivaratri 2017 Quotes, messages, wishes and images to celebrate the festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    An Indian Hindu devotee of the deity Shiva holds a human bone in his mouth during a religious procession to mark the Hindu festival of Maha Shivratri in Allahabad on 7 March 2016 Tens of thousands will give their thanks to the Hindu God for protecting the world from poison with holy rituals, fayres, music, dances and by fasting. It is also a day for people to pray for the health and well being of their friends and family.

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  11. Happy Mahashivratri: Your fasting diet may help reverse diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    If you are munching on fruits and drinking lassi and juice on the eve of Mahashivratri, then there is a good news for you all Are you fasting on the occassion of Mahashivratri? if you are munching on fruits and drinking lassi and juice, then there is a good news for you all. A fasting diet comprising mostly of fruits, juice, yogurt, boiled potatoes, milk and oil free chips help reduce symptoms of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes A type of fasting diet may reprogramme pancreas cells, promote the growth of new insulin-producing pancreatic cells and reduce symptoms of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, a study has showed.

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  12. Fasting-mimicking diet may reverse diabetes, study suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The pancreas can be triggered to regenerate itself through a type of fasting diet , say US researchers, according to BBC News. When people go on it they spend five days on a low calorie, low protein, low carbohydrate but high unsaturated-fat diet.

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  13. Yo-Yo Starvation Diet that 'Re-Boots' Pancreatic Cells Shown to Reverse DiabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... pancreatic cells in diabetic mice and reduced symptoms of both the Type-1 and Type-2 forms of the condition. The Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) was developed by Professor Valter Longo at the University of Southern California as a way to protect cancer ...

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  14. A fasting diet may help to reverse diabetesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Nerve News

    New York, Feb 24 - A type of fasting diet may reprogramme pancreas cells, promote the growth of new insulin-producing pancreatic cells and reduce symptoms of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, a study has showed. In the study, led by researchers from the University of Southern California, mice were placed on fasting mimicking diet for four days each week which showed remarkable reversal of diabetes.

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  15. Fasting-mimicking diet may reverse diabetesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | News Today

    Washington: A diet designed to imitate the effects of fasting may reverse diabetes by reprogramming cells, claims a new study that may help treat the condition without drugs or painful insulin injections. The fasting-like diet promotes the growth of new insulin-producing pancreatic cells that reduce symptoms of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in mice, according to the study on mice and human cells led by researchers at University of Southern California in the US.

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  16. Fasting diet a regenerates diabetic organaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    These are the cells that detect sugar in the blood and release the hormone insulin if it gets too high. Dr Valter Longo, from the University of Southern California, said: "Our conclusion is that by pushing the mice into an extreme state and then bringing them back - by starving them and then feeding them again - the cells in the pancreas are triggered to use some kind of developmental reprogramming that rebuilds the part of the organ that's no longer functioning."

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  17. When does Lent start and end? Plus 12 ideas on things to give up...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | This Is Grimsby

    ... takes place every year in the 40 days leading up to Easter, and is treated as a period of reflection and a time for fasting from food and festivities. It symbolises the days which lead up to Jesus' crucifixion and subsequent resurrection, when ...

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  18. Mom proves weight is just a number in amazing transformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Albany Times Union

    ... my fourth son turned one, I finally QUIT DIETING, lost fat and healed my metabolism by heavy lifting, intermittent fasting and eating an appropriate amount of food! I'm no longer obsessed with the scale, but at the same time I am not done yet." For ...

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  19. Before Easter, There Is LentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

    ... it never fails that others who see you with the black smudge on your forehead become a helpful. Lent is about fasting, about abstaining from something that gives you pleasure. When the minister imposes the ashes on your forehead, he or she says, ...

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  20. Pancakes, fasnachts fatty foods of choice on day before LentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... along with a little flour – were pancakes, which continue to provide a filling meal before the ritual of fasting begins on Ash Wednesday. In a March 2006 file photo, Donald Beechler removes the lightly browned fasnachts from the skillet in ...

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