Monthly Archives: April 2014

Caloric restriction in humans leads to rejuvenation and life extension

Caloric restriction in humans leads to rejuvenation and life extension At least 18 people practicing calorie restriction with optimal nutrition have been studied by Dr Luigi Fontana at Washington University in St Louis. Medical records of the participants’ previous health … Continue reading

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Caloric restriction reduces age-related disease and mortality

Caloric restriction without malnutrition increases longevity and delays age-associated disorders in different species. The value of caloric restriction as a tool to understand human aging relies on translatability of its effects in primates. Results from a 25-year study of diet and … Continue reading

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Study confirms that obesity is the primary cause of colon cancer

According to a study by the National Institutes of Health obesity causes changes in the colon that may lead to colorectal cancer. The finding supports the recommendation that calorie control and frequent exercise are not only key to a healthy lifestyle, but a … Continue reading

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