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2012-06-15 23:00:30

KC Craichy, Author of The Super Health Diet and Founder & CEO of Living Fuel, Applauds The Work of Dr. Luigi Fontana and His Research Team Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Luigi Fontana, MD, PhD and colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been studying the effects of caloric restriction on aging and longevity for many years. In an article published recently in the journal Aging Cell, Dr. Fontana reported that the team´s study evaluated heart rate...

2012-06-07 08:37:09

People who restrict their caloric intake in an effort to live longer have hearts that function more like those in people who are 20 years younger. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that a key measure of the heart´s ability to adapt to physical activity, stress, sleep and other factors that influence the rate at which the heart pumps blood, doesn´t decline nearly as rapidly in people who have significantly restricted their caloric...

2010-04-16 08:35:34

Calorie restriction leads scientists to molecular pathways that slow aging, improve health Organisms from yeast to rodents to humans all benefit from cutting calories. In less complex organisms, restricting calories can double or even triple lifespan. It's not yet clear just how much longer calorie restriction might help humans live, but those who practice the strict diet hope to survive past 100 years old. In a review article in the April 16 edition of Science, nutrition and longevity...

2006-01-20 13:17:42

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Sticking to a low-calorie diet over the long term slows the decline in heart function that normally occurs with aging, according to a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. "This paper is important because it is the first study in humans that strongly suggests that calorie restriction may delay primary aging," Dr. Luigi Fontana said in a telephone interview with Reuters Health. Calorie restriction has previously been...

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2006-01-20 13:15:00

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK -- Sticking to a low-calorie diet over the long term slows the decline in heart function that normally occurs with aging, according to a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. "This paper is important because it is the first study in humans that strongly suggests that calorie restriction may delay primary aging," Dr. Luigi Fontana said in a telephone interview with Reuters Health. Calorie restriction has previously been shown to slow aging and...


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