Category: CR Research

Benefits of Intermittent Fasting With Valter Longo, Ph.D

Interview With Valter Longo About The Benefits Of FastingĀ  Fasting has been promoted for various reasons for centuries, but it’s only recently that researchers have been able to investigate the health benefits from doing strict fasting for days at a time. Fasting is thought to induce various changes in the body that help protect the cells from damage that may…

Calorie Restriction Diet in Rhesus Monkeys and Humans

CALORIE RESTRICTION DIET EXTENDS LIFESPAN IN MONKEYS Since the 1980s researchers have been conducting an experiment on rhesus monkeys by restricting their calories to see if a calorie restriction diet is beneficial in improving their health and ultimately slowing down ageing, as it does in other species such as yeast, worms, flies, spiders, rats, mice, dogs, cows, among others the…

Comments on the Rhesus Monkey study

CALORIE RESTRICTION REALLY DOES WORK IN MONKEYS Over the past few days I’ve been looking around on the internet, checking out the CR Society email lists and the talk among the life extension community to see what others think of the study and whether or not this does really support calorie restriction working in non human primates and possibly humans.…