Category: Biomarkers

blood tests

CR Blood Test Results (2016)

Blood Test Results – A few surprises! It’s been quite a while since I had any blood work done, so I went to the doctors recently and sorted that out! I’ll be getting more blood work done as well as genetic testing (privately) in the near future. I want to start testing more frequently again now, rather than leaving it…

Calorie Restriction Biomarkers In Humans

Calorie Restriction Biomarkers  When starting calorie restriction it’s important that you go to your doctor to get various biomarkers measured. Things like weight, blood pressure, temperature, and also a number of blood tests which will guide you in your calorie restriction practice. A few things can now be tracked at home, but for tracking many calorie restriction biomarkers we still need…

Adiponectin ^ SIRT1 > Healthier aging?

I posted a paper on centenarians a while back on the CR lists suggesting that Adiponectin is worth measuring in long term calorie restrictors. I’m unaware that this has been measured at WUSTL? If it was could you share the results? Anyway, an old paper on centenarians looked at various aspects of their health, and it hypothesised that adiponectin plays…

Is A Low Body Temperature Bad?

Low Body Temperature, Slower Aging If you’re wondering whether or not a low body temperature is a bad thing, well, here’s some interesting results! A study was published just the other day on mice that were engineered to have a lower body temperature than normal, but they could eat all they wanted during their lives. I’ve wondered whether or not…