Protein Cycling Diet

A Defence Against the Diseases of Aging

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This book presents how inducing autophagy by diet manipulation may delay or prevent the neurodegenerative diseases of aging and unlucky genetics.

Protein Cycling Diet


A Defence Against the Diseases of Aging

©2008-2012 Dr. Ron Mignery, PhD

Last revised: 09/21/12 — under reconstruction!

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1 Introduction

  • Personal Note

  • Caveat

2 A Brief Overview of Cell Biology

  • Oil and Water

  • Micelles

  • Endocytosis and Exocytosis

  • ProteinsAcid

  • Denaturation

3 Protein Folding

4 Longevity

5 Cellular Maintenance and Repair

6 Autophagy

7 Famine and Longevity

8 The Natural State

9 Mortality and Morbidity

10 The Protein Myth

11 Designing the Diet

12 The Alternate Day Calorie Restriction Diet

13 Lysine and Methionine

14 Anti-Oxidants

15 Chemical Autophagy Inducers

  • Curcumin

  • Piperine

  • Bloodstream Half-lives

  • Lipids and Lecithin

  • Resveratrol

  • Trehalose

  • Lithium

  • Cycling

16 Incomplete Autophagy

17 Fiber

18 Exercise

19 Neurodegenerative Diseases

  • Huntington’s Disease

  • CJD and the Prion Diseases

  • ALS and other Motor Neuron Diseases

  • Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Parkinson’s Disease and Other Lewy Body Diseases

  • Other Degenerative Diseases

20 Cancer

21 Cardio-Vascular Diseases

22 Chronic Infections

  • Malaria

  • Hepatitis B

  • Tuberculosis

  • Lyme Disease and other tick-borne diseases

  • Crohn’s Disease, colitis and IBS

  • Ulcers

23 Statins and the Blood-Brain Barrier

  • BHC

24 Low Protein Foods

  • Meat

  • Cheese

  • Eggs

  • Bread

  • Milk

  • Beans

  • All Meals

25 Supplements

26 Suggested Diet Plans

  • No Protein Cycling

  • 18 Hour Daily Protein Cycling

  • One Day per Week Protein Cycling

  • Two Days per Week Protein Cycling

  • Three Days per Week Protein Cycling

  • Four Days per Week Protein Cycling

  • Whatever Days per Week Protein Cycling

  • Other Diets

27 Summary

Bibliography

Acknowledgements:

BJR – for help in editing the manuscript. Nova Biomedical – for giving me leave to write this book. Tufts University – for access to journals.

This is a book in development. It will be updated on this site continually for additions, clarifications, corrections, new developments in the field, retractions, decorations, etc. Your comments are welcome…

A paper and ink version of this book (9/24/2012) is available at http://www.lulu.com/content/5429773 …

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