CALORIE RESTRICTION – A POWERFUL MECHANISM – (10-29-07)

Neuroprotective potential of the Bahadori leanness program: A “mini-fast with exercise” strategy

This concept continues to intrigue me. Regular readers of Updates will know that I feel that the increase in mitochondrial number and function with caloric restriction w/o nutrient restriction is a potentially very powerful tool but hard to get compliance. There have been variations on this theme, such as alternate day calorie restriction.

This concept looks at calorie restriction w/in the context of an aggressive aerobic workout in the middle of a fast, with appropriate supplementation to support fat oxidation, to provide both lean body composition as well as neuroprotection. There is quite a bit of supporting research to go along with this concept, making it a strong contender for a protective lifestyle against most chronic diseases.

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For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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