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Do Calorie Restriction, Fasting, and the Ketogenic Diet Have the Same Anti-Aging Effect?

Calorie restriction (CR) is the most robust and effective life-extension intervention known, and intermittent fasting shows great promise in life extension as well. (I’ve written extensively about

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My Latest Video: Fasting, Calorie Restriction, and Aging

I recorded this video a few days ago, but thought I’d post it here for those of you who haven’t seen it yet. I discuss the implications of my recent post on anti-aging studies and the use of

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Calorie Restriction and Intermittent Fasting: Is There Any Difference?

Calorie restriction is the most robust life-extension intervention known. (Full text.) Animals that have their food severely restricted can live much longer — 50% or more longer — than fully

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Calorie restriction extends lifespan by lowering iron

  Calorie restriction: what it is, what it does Calorie restriction – cutting back the food of lab animals by 10 to 40%, sometimes more – robustly extends lifespan, in some cases by 50%.

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Is the response to calorie restriction purposeful?

Today’s post is a bit different, since so far as I can see no actionable advice can come from it. So you may wish to stop reading here. Several months back, I wrote a paper on some ideas of mine,

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Methionine restriction is responsible for effects of calorie restriction

Regulation of longevity and oxidative stress by nutritional interventions: role of methionine restriction Sanchez-Roman I, Barja G.SourceDepartment of Animal Physiology-II, Faculty of Biological Sciences,

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Dietary Interventions to Extend Life Span and Health Span Based on Calorie Restriction

Dietary Interventions to Extend Life Span and Health Span Based on Calorie Restriction The societal impact of obesity, diabetes, and other metabolic disorders continues to rise despite increasing evidence

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Social status, calorie restriction, hunger, fatness, and longevity

Conjectures on some curious connections among social status, calorie restriction, hunger, fatness, and longevity Many animal and human studies show counterintuitive effects of environmental influences

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Will calorie restriction work in humans?

Will calorie restriction work in humans? Calorie Restriction (CR) without malnutrition slows aging and increases average and maximal lifespan in simple model organisms and rodents. In rhesus monkeys long-term

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Serum from humans on calorie restriction enhances stress resistance in cell culture

Calorie restriction is the most robust anti-aging and longevity-increasing treatment known, extending life up to 50% in laboratory animals. Humans likely will experience the same longevity benefits from

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Calorie restriction monkeys fed 30% sugar

This just boggles the mind. In an article in Nature, Calorie restriction falters in the long run, we learn that calorie restriction effects on aging in monkeys may not be all that they’ve been cracked

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Only Ten Percent Dietary Restriction Significantly Extends Lifespan

Calorie (or dietary) restriction is the most effective intervention for increasing lifespan in laboratory animals. It activates or deactivates a number of physiological pathways, leading to increased stress

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Glucose restriction and life extension

Glucose restriction extends Caenorhabditis elegans life span by inducing mitochondrial respiration and increasing oxidative stress. Schulz TJ, Zarse K, Voigt A, Urban N, Birringer M, Ristow M.SourceDepartment

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Is Metformin Really an Anti-Aging Drug?

The anti-diabetic drug metformin is widely touted as a drug that fights aging, which would be great if true. It’s cheap and appears to be very safe, it’s been prescribed for diabetes for decades

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Can Ketogenic Diets Work for Bodybuilding or Athletics?

Can ketogenic diets work for bodybuilding or athletics? This is a question I’m very interested in, and one that is probably the last stumbling block for many interested in very low carbohydrate ketogenic

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Senolytics, an Anti-Aging Technology

A new class of compounds known as senolytics may revolutionize anti-aging medicine. These compounds target and selectively remove senescent cells, which may be a prime cause of the aging phenotype. Senescent

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Ketones Protect Arteries

The health of arteries is vastly important for aging and prevention of chronic disease, most notably coronary artery disease, and it’s also important for the health of organs such as the kidney and

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Carbohydrates Increase Death Rates

Health authorities have told us to eat more carbohydrates – “healthy whole grains” – for the past several decades, as a benign alternative to allegedly deadly saturated fat. Their

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