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Calorie Restriction and Calorie Restriction Mimetics Dampen Inflammation

January 28, 2020

Chronic inflammation is an important aspect of aging, a process that stems from low-level biochemical damage and cellular…
Lifespan Links

April 8, 2019

Scientists have known for decades that caloric restriction leads to a longer lifespan. It has also been observed…
Fasting-mimicking diet holds promise for people with digestive problem

March 7, 2019

What if a special diet could reduce inflammation and repair your gut? USC researchers provided evidence that a…
Fasting boosts stem cells’ regenerative capacity

May 4, 2018

As people age, their intestinal stem cells begin to lose their ability to regenerate. These stem cells are…
A pill that staves off aging? It’s on the horizon

March 29, 2018

Scientists have long known that restricting calories can fend off physiological signs of aging, with studies in fruit…
Low-calorie Diet Enhances Intestinal Regeneration After Injury

March 7, 2018

Dramatic calorie restriction, diets reduced by 40 percent of a normal calorie total, have long been known to…
Link between biological clock and aging revealed

August 11, 2017

Scientists studying how aging affects the biological clock’s control of metabolism have discovered that a low-calorie diet helps…
Dieting causes epigenetic changes during ageing

April 12, 2017

Reduced food consumption extends the lifespan of many organisms, including primates. The biology behind how this is achieved,…
Genome-based diets maximise growth, fecundity, and lifespan

March 14, 2017

A moderate reduction in food intake, known as dietary restriction, protects against multiple ageing-related diseases and extends life…
Fasting-mimicking diet may reverse diabetes

February 28, 2017

A diet designed to imitate the effects of fasting appears to reverse diabetes, a new USC-led study shows.…
Calorie restriction lets monkeys live long and prosper

January 19, 2017

Settling a persistent scientific controversy, a long-awaited report shows that restricting calories does indeed help rhesus monkeys live…
Keep an eye on children’s calories, researchers say

March 18, 2016

Most children overeat significantly when served large portions of calorie-dense popular foods, according to a Penn State study.…
Using ‘fitness’ labels on foods may cause consumers to eat more, exercise less

September 15, 2015

People who are dieting or who try to balance exercise and healthy eating often seek out food that…
NIH study finds calorie restriction lowers some risk factors for age-related diseases

September 2, 2015

A National Institutes of Health-supported study providessome of the first clues about the impact of sustained calorie restriction…
Fasting and less-toxic cancer drug could be alternative to chemotherapy

March 31, 2015

Fasting in combination with chemotherapy has already been shown to kill cancer cells, but a pair of new studies…
Simple life forms communicate benefits of calorie restriction

January 30, 2015

University of Iowa scientists have discovered a new wrinkle in the remarkable ability of model organisms to extend…
Calorie-restricting diets slow aging

November 17, 2014

The adage ‘you are what you eat’ has been around for years. Now, important new research provides another…
Impact of caloric restriction on myocardial ischaemia/reperfusion injury and new therapeutic options to mimic its effects

June 1, 2014

Caloric restriction (CR) is the most reliable intervention to extend lifespan and prevent age-related disorders in various species…
Enhancement of mitochondrial function correlates with the extension of lifespan by caloric restriction and caloric restriction mimetics in yeast

June 1, 2014

Caloric restriction mimetics (CRMs) have been developed to mimic the effects of caloric restriction (CR). However, research reports…
Development of liver fibrosis during aging: effects of caloric restriction

May 1, 2014

Liver is the central metabolic organ of the body and diet is considered one of the main environmental…
Do Diet Drinks Make You Eat More?

January 21, 2014

Overweight adults often turn to diet beverages to help them slim down, but this tactic might backfire, new…
Mediterranean Diet Alone May Lower Diabetes Risk

January 8, 2014

Adults at risk for heart disease who eat a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil can lower their…
Slow Eating Might Help Curb Calories

January 6, 2014

As people look for fresh strategies to cut back on calories and shed pounds, a new study suggests…
Will calorie restriction work in humans?

September 6, 2013

Calorie Restriction (CR) without malnutrition slows aging and increases average and maximal lifespan in simple model organisms and…
Calorie restriction increases longevity – or does it?

August 6, 2013

Here’s an interesting stat to bring up at the dinner table: for each human cell in your body,…
Fasting diet study tests more than just weight loss

May 30, 2013

Researchers at the University of Adelaide are putting a popular ‘fasting diet’ to the test. The new study, led…
Reducing caloric intake delays nerve cell loss

May 23, 2013

Animal study points to role of protein in anti-aging benefits of calorie restriction Activating an enzyme known to…
Calories and Aging

August 30, 2012

Nutrition has important long-term consequences for health that are not only limited to the individual but can be…
Caloric Restriction is Useful in Retarding Aging. Metabolome Study.

July 17, 2012

Calorie restriction (CR) remains the most robust metabolic intervention to extend lifespan and improve healthspan in several species.…
Sarcopenia, Target for Anti-aging Therapies

June 26, 2012

Sarcopenia refers to age-related loss of muscle mass and function. Several age-related changes occur in skeletal muscle including…
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