A Diet Mimicking Fasting Promotes Regeneration and Reduces Autoimmunity and Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

07 Jun 2016Young Choi, Laura Piccio, Patra Childress, Bryan Bollman, Arko Ghosh, Sebastian Brandhorst, Jorge Suarez, Andreas Michalsen, Anne H. Cross, Todd E. Morgan, Min Wei, Friedemann Paul, Markus Bock, Valter D. Longo

Preliminary data suggesting that an fasting mimicking diet or a chronic ketogenic diet are safe, feasible, and potentially effective in the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients.

Randomized Controlled Trial
2 effects
6 months
60 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Fasting Nutrition risk & protective factor
Protective Factor Fasting

Multiple Sclerosis Nervous outcome
Decreased risk of Multiple Sclerosis
Nervous system

High evidence

Fasting Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Fasting

Inflammation Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Inflammation
Lymphatic system

Moderate evidence