Calorie Restriction the CR Way News

Reinventing Black Bean Sweet Potato Casserole

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When Meredith and I were first hobnobbing around New York City’s health foods restaurants, black-bean – sweet-potato casserole was a popular offering: Lots of restaurants offered some version of it. The recipes often included these ingredients: blacked beans (overcooked), mashed sweet potato (high GI), a layer of cashews (high in saturated fat), ground flax seed… read more

CR Way DNA HACR, a Longevity Study

LivingTheCRWay.com Announces:  CR Way  DNA, Healthy Aging & Cell-signaling Reception (CR Way DNA HACR) CR Way DNA HACR is a global longitudinal study.  All full LivingTheCRWay members have the  opportunity to participate. Intended to run in perpetuity, CR Way DNA HACR allows you to analyze aspects of health that affect aging and disease risk. Participants… read more

Customizing a CR Way Lifestyle for your Genome

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The days of medical care, customized for your genome, are here. And this gives you the opportunity to customize your CR Way lifestyle for your personal genomics. For example, we’ve often talked about keeping IGF-1 in the low end of the reference range. However, if your genomic analysis reveals that you have a genetic variant… read more

Becoming a Brain SuperAger

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 Dr. Emily Rogalski, the upcoming Featured Expert on the CR Way Teleconferences, has made an important discovery. Rather than looking at what can go wrong with people’s brains as they get older, she looked at what can go right. She was able to identify SuperAgers in their eighties who could perform better on memory tests… read more

Brain Training Combined with Daily Intermittent Fasting Improves Cognition

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Known for giving very sharp, lucid interviews, the late Walter Breuning at 114 was the oldest man in the world. He followed a Daily Intermittent Fasting plan, eating a large breakfast, smaller lunch and then fasting until the next morning. His eating plan resonates with Brain Booster members of LivingTheCRWay.com, who find that some time… read more

Analyzing your Urine may Save your Kidneys

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  Meal Analysis Food Grams Almond 50 Barley, pearled, cooked 250 Beet, boiled 80 Black bean, boiled, no added salt 85 Blueberry, raw 110 Broccoli, boiled, no salt 80 Cardamom, ground 1 Cauliflower, boiled, no salt 80 Lemon juice, raw 95 Spinach, boiled, no salt 100 Sweet potato, baked, no salt 175 Walnut, English, dried,… read more

How Poor Gut Health may kill you

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Recently we had the opportunity to talk with Dr. Stephen Spindler who advised that you have got the heart (meaning that research has established that the CR Way lifestyle appears to slow cardiovascular aging) and you should concentrate on improving gut health. How prophetic his guidance was. About the time that Dr. Spindler was speaking… read more

The all powerful gut microbiome

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Perhaps you have noticed many posts in the forums on LivingTheCRWay.com (become a free Healthy Start member to access the forums)  about how the health of the gut microbiome affects other aspects of health. Its influence is profound. As you probably read, most systems seem to be affected. The gut microbiome may be a root… read more

Calorie Restriction Mimetics – Slowing Aging by Taking a Pill

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What if you could get calorie restriction benefits just by taking a pill that mimics effects and produces CR benefits? Often referred to as calorie restriction mimetics, these substances have been the subject of intense investigation – and with good reason: Some who find it hard to limit their calorie intake could improve their health… read more

A New Way to Combat Diabetes, Facilitate Weight Loss and Lower Glucose

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High glucose levels increase diabetes risk and make it difficult to lose weight. For those who already have diabetes, it’s even worse. Insulin resistance usually sends their glucose levels sky high. Excess weight and all the risks that go with it, such as cancer and heart disease, increase. To help combat this problem, LivingTheCRWay.com created… read more