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  • Caloric Restriction vs. Animal Protein Restriction
    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...
  • Why Do We Age?
    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.
  • Are Fatty Foods Addictive?
    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.
  • Methionine Restriction as a Life Extension Strategy
    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.
  • Flesh and Fructose
    Flesh and Fructose
    Meat and sugar increase uric acid levels, which are associated with increased risk of gout, hypertension (high blood pressure), obesity, prediabetes, diabetes, kidney disease and cardiovascular...
  • Unsweetening the Diet
    Unsweetening the Diet
    All sweeteners--natural and artificial, caloric and non-caloric—help maintain cravings for intensely sweet foods.
  • Neurobiology of Artificial Sweeteners
    Neurobiology of Artificial Sweeteners
    The disconnect between sweetness sensations coming from our tongue and the lack of a caloric feedback loop in the gut may result in overeating.
  • How Diet Soda Could Make Us Gain Weight
    How Diet Soda Could Make Us Gain Weight
    People consuming low calorie sweeteners may overcompensate by eating more than they otherwise would.
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