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Health benefits of calorie restriction and fasting

February 27, 2012

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by Kimberly Kingsley —  Most people would be thrilled to lose a few pounds, but these days there is a new trend of counting calories for a different reason altogether. Calorie restriction (CR) is quickly proving to be more than a path to weight loss. It all started in the 1930s when Dr. Clive McKay […]

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Intermittent fasting and delayed aging

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Mark Force —  Those with characteristically long life spans tend to eat in moderation and fast periodically. These forms of caloric restriction have been studied extensively in lab animals, and the results are very convincing. Lab animals on caloric-restricted diets or those on regimens of fasting or intermittent fasting (IF) lived longer and […]

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