The Latest on Caloric Restriction

Dec 13 2008

I’ve written about Caloric Restriction in my blog here before a few times… and the more I read and learn about it the more interesting it is… the basic thought is “To live longer, eat less.” Read more in the article below:

In a laboratory at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, Matthias is learning about time’s caprice the hard way. At 28, getting on for a rhesus monkey, Matthias is losing his hair, lugging a paunch and getting a face full of wrinkles.

Yet in the cage next to his, gleefully hooting at strangers, one of Matthias’s lab mates, Rudy, is the picture of monkey vitality, although he is slightly older. Thin and feisty, Rudy stops grooming his smooth coat just long enough to pirouette toward a proffered piece of fruit.

One for the Ages: A Prescription That May Extend Life

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