Calorie Restriction Diets

High Glucose after Meals is a Risk Factor

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The CR Way recommends keeping glucose low for optimal health. High fasting glucose levels (above 100 mg/per deciliter) is recognized as a risk factor for diabetes. In fact, clinical laboratories include fasting glucose as a routine measurement in their metabolic panels. However, fasting glucose is only part of the story. High postprandial (after eating) glucose… read more

Calorie Restriction – the CR Way: Getting Started

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The CR Way community is about living better longer. We don’t like the words limit and restrict. Happiness, satisfaction – realizing your full potential – is what the CR Way is about. So before you limit one calorie, find out how to manage your happiness and satisfaction levels so unhealthy comfort foods won’t be so… read more

Why Calorie Restriction Works

Effective calorie restriction works differently from other low calorie diets. The CR Way approach focuses on optimal health and longevity. Anyone can create a low- calorie recipe. But The CR Way recommends food and lifestyle choices that change how your cells communicate. While every CR Way recipe is delicious, it also emphasizes slowing the rate… read more

Certain foods add significant protection from glaucoma and perhaps other eye diseases

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Wouldn’t enjoying foods that not only delight your senses, but also protect you from disease be great?! Discovering a study about glaucoma incidence and dietary intake told us we had to bring it to your attention: The association of consumption of fruits/vegetables with decreased risk of glaucoma among older African-American women in the study of… read more

Bacteria from Thin Humans Makes Mice Lose Weight

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For a long time, we have suggested that the right microbial balance in the gut may be important for weight loss. Now a new study adds strong proof that the right gut microbiota very helpful for those who want to lose weight. In a brilliantly conceived study by Drs. Jeffrey Gordon, Vanessa K. Ridaura and… read more

Calorie Restriction Must be Delicious

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  Calorie Restriction must be delicious. So LivingTheCRWay insists that low-calorie, nutrient-dense meals be laden with taste treats.  You should enjoy every bite while you eat and enjoy the extraordinary health you get from eating this way. You will definitely live better, and who knows, you might live longer too! Here’s a beautiful example of… read more

A Calorie Restriction Diet – What that Really Means

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Following a calorie restriction diet can be a happy and healthful experience.  But before you begin calorie restriction, you need to know what that really means. Lots of people think that eating as few calories as possible – a starvation diet – is what calorie restriction is about.  Nothing could be further from the truth.… read more

The Truth about Intermittent Fasting

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Intermittent Fasting is all the rage. Every month, more than 100,000 people type Intermittent Fasting into Google, hoping to find out healthful ways to lose weight. Dr. Michael Mosley and the BBC deserve tremendous credit for bringing intermittent fasting to the attention of the public. To help dieters find out more about intermittent fasting, we… read more

Is Intermittent Fasting Right for you?

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Welcome to the public blog  of LivingTheCRWay.com. Most likely, you saw the BBC Special:  Eat, Fast, and Live Longer. The host, Dr. Michael Mosley,  is an affable, talented man who delivers a persuasive message. To find out more about intermittent fasting and other approaches to calorie restriction, become a free Healthy Start member of LivingTheCRWay.com.  Here… read more

What is Calorie Restriction, Anyway?

What is Calorie Restriction?

We’ve just returned from an exhilarating and highly beneficial series of CR Society conferences in California. The events included the CR Society’s 10th anniversary as a non-profit organization. We are pleased and proud to have played a role in helping it thrive. One central discussion point was how to define calorie restriction. This was the… read more