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2014-04-10 08:30:39

OSSINING, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 1, primate researchers from the University of Wisconsin published a paper(1), affirming that caloric restriction (CR) without malnutrition significantly improves age-related and all-cause survival in rhesus monkeys. The researchers point out that their data contrasts with findings in the widely reported 2012 National Institutes of Aging study, where CR was not seen to show a significant survival benefit. However, they emphasize an...

Monkey Caloric Restriction Study Shows Big Benefit
2014-04-02 12:22:26

By David Tenenbaum, University of Wisconsin-Madison The latest results from a 25-year study of diet and aging in monkeys shows a significant reduction in mortality and in age-associated diseases among those with calorie-restricted diets. The study, begun at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989, is one of two ongoing, long-term US efforts to examine the effects of a reduced-calorie diet on nonhuman primates. The study of 76 rhesus monkeys, reported Monday in Nature...

2014-03-30 16:20:14

ATLANTA, March 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings presented this weekend at the American College of Cardiology Annual Conference assessing the potential association of post menopausal female diet soda intake and risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and stroke, are flawed, do not support the majority of the scientific evidence on the topic, and are at odds with statements from the American Heart Association. "The study findings are very speculative and should be considered with...

Eating Less To Live Longer - Diet Low In Nutrients Shown To Extend Lifespan Of Laboratory Animals
2014-03-18 12:07:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A diet very low in nutrients has been shown to extend the lifespan of laboratory animals, according to a finding reported in BioEssays. Researchers at the University of New South Wales have performed a study that could hold clues to promote healthier aging in humans. The study works off the idea that severely restricted food intake reduces the incidence of diseases of old age and increases lifespan. “This effect has been...

2014-03-11 08:28:48

ATLANTA, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to The Calorie Control Council, claims made yesterday on The Dr. Oz Show that low calorie sweeteners cause food cravings and weight gain are misleading and contrary to a large body of scientific research. Leading health groups such as the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics all agree that low calorie sweeteners can be safely used for weight management....

2014-02-24 23:04:11

Modifying Dietary Intake of Advanced Glycation Endproducts, or AGEs, Bolsters Body’s Defenses Against Alzheimer’s and Metabolic Syndrome, Say Mount Sinai Researchers New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Advanced glycation endproducts, or AGEs, are compounds commonly found in the so-called “Western diet,” and previously have been linked to increased body weight, diabetes, and possibly Alzheimer’s disease. Now, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have...

2014-02-18 23:27:01

After only two weeks, users of the Lemonade Weight Loss Diet can enjoy a fitter and slimmer body. No wonder why this new supplement is taking the market by storm. Los Angeles,Ca (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 With the number of weight loss systems available today, people are getting confused as to what regimen really works. Just recently, another new supplement was released and it is called the Lemonade 14-day Weight Loss Diet. When used regularly for 14 days, the supplement promises faster...

2014-01-27 08:24:25

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's hard to imagine beginning a diet during the big game amongst the hot wings, nachos and other tailgate delicacies, but that's exactly what is recommended in the new book HCG 2.0 - A Modern Adaptation of the Traditional HCG Diet, by Dr Zach LaBoube. "The human body is a lot smarter than what we give it credit. If you suddenly cut calories as you do with most diet plans, it can be alarming to the system. Your body will actually become more...

A Diet Rich In Fish And Olive Oil May Reduce Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes
2014-01-07 10:31:49

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online A diet consisting of fresh produce, chicken, fish and olive oil can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes even without weight loss, according to a new study led by Spanish researchers from the Centro de Investigación Biomédica. The new study involved more than 3,500 older adults with a high risk of heart disease. They were placed into three different groups: a low-fat diet and two Mediterranean diets, one with the addition of mixed...

2014-01-02 16:22:20

US vitamin injections help in weight management and providing proper nutrition care,they are found to be the most beneficial of all the health related products available. NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- US Vitamin Injections are highly useful for those suffering from vitamin deficiencies as it is a known fact that the fastest and most efficient way of delivering an effective dose is through an intramuscular shot. Owing to the injection, the vitamin is absorbed by the...