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A weekly public introduction workshop one evening on a scientific 5 day mimic fasting with low calorie, low fat, low protein regimen and meditation practice to clear dampness in the body, reduce inflammation, and rebuild the essential microbiome system.

Can you get dramatic health benefits from a modest adjustment in how you eat? A clinically-proven regimen that mimics fasting with a low-calorie, low-protein and low-fat diet for 5 days every 4 months says yes. Over 20 years of research at USC has shown this simple, 3-times-a-year, regimen to be superior to ongoing calorie restriction, 1 or 2 day intermittent fasting, or extended fasts. Besides reduced waist size, the 5 day fasting diet activates longevity genes and regenerative cells, reduces inflammation, and improves a variety of bio-markers for both healthy individuals and those challenged by illness. The 5 day regimen is not austere. The meals are savory and satisfying. For the rest of the month, you can eat as usual. However, we strongly suggest a 6 month plant-based diet in addition to a fasting regimen, as meat protein is acidic and fish is unavoidably polluted.

Qigong, taichi, and meditation are integral to its mental health practice, fasting is integral to its medicine practice. Qigong particularly has been recommended by oncologist for their cancer patients, in this introductory workshop, some most simple forms of Qigong will be introduced.

Each week, there might be special teacher or expert are invited to join this workshop.

Event Dates
Sunday from Friday, May 1, 2020 through Sunday, July 12, 2020
Event time
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost / donation
Free or $20/guest speak


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