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July 25, 2014
Prevent Cancer From Going on TOR
Suppressing the engine-of-aging enzyme TOR (Target of Rapamycin) by reducing intake of leucine–rich animal products such as milk may reduce cancer risk.
July 21, 2014
Preventing Prediabetes By Eating More
A head-to-head test of adding beans versus portion control for metabolic syndrome.
May 23, 2014
Xenohormesis: What Doesn’t Kill Plants May Make Us Stronger
A new concept in biology tries to explain why the consumption of certain natural compounds in plants may mimic the lifespan-enhancing benefits of caloric restriction.
April 23, 2014
Treating Asthma and Eczema With Plant-Based Diets
Pilot studies on treating allergic eczema and severe asthma with dietary interventions have shown remarkable results.
April 7, 2014
Caloric Restriction vs. Animal Protein Restriction
The lifespan extension associated with dietary restriction may be due less to a reduction in calories, and more to a reduction in animal protein (particularly the amino acid leucine, which may...
April 4, 2014
Why Do We Age?
A bacteria discovered on Easter Island may hold the key to the proverbial fountain of youth by producing rapamycin, which inhibits the engine-of-aging enzyme TOR.
November 20, 2013
Are Fatty Foods Addictive?
Those eating calorie-dense diets may have a reduced capacity to enjoy all of life’s pleasures by deadening dopamine pathways in the brain.
September 20, 2013
Methionine Restriction as a Life Extension Strategy
Plant-based diets may prove to be a useful nutrition strategy in both cancer growth control as well as lifespan extension because these diets are naturally lower in methionine.
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