Daily Archives: November 15, 2017

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Intermittent fasting

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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This will be my most controversial weight loss suggestion.  People really want to lose weight and even more than weight they really want to lose fat and they want a secret.  Well I’ve been giving this suggestion for years but finally science is catching up.  To lose weight you have to…..Eat less food or maybe not eat at all!  Many of us eat so much food we need to not EAT AT ALL on a regular basis!  When you suggest to a person 200lbs over weight that they should stop eating, they first becoming offended, then they explain to you how they don’t want to starve to death!  For the record Food has always been a driving force in my life: If I’m not eating it, I’m plotting to eat, and never do I diet.  I say that to let everyone know I understand where you are coming from.  Intermittent fasting is the ancient secret of health. It is ancient because it has been practiced throughout all of human history.  It’s a secret because this powerful habit has been virtually forgotten.  An American scientist found that significantly reducing calories helped mice live longer, healthier lives.  Other  studies have also shown that decreasing calorie consumption by 30 to 40 percent (regardless of how it’s done) can extend life span by a third or more. Continue reading

How the Zombie Fungus Takes Over Ants’ Bodies to Control Their Minds

The infamous parasite’s methods are more complex and more sinister than anyone suspected.

By: ED YONG

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To find the world’s most sinister examples of mind control, don’t look to science fiction. Instead, go to a tropical country like Brazil, and venture deep into the jungle. Find a leaf that’s hanging almost exactly 25 centimeters above the forest floor, no more and no less. Now look underneath it. If you’re in luck, you might find an ant clinging to the leaf’s central vein, jaws clamped tight for dear life. But this ant’s life is already over. And its body belongs to Ophiocordyceps unilateralis, the zombie-ant fungus. Continue reading