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CR Way Glucose Control Reverses Pre-diabetes

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A few years ago, a LivingTheCRWay Contributing Member got a diagnosis of prediabetes from her doctor. At 5.6, her HbA1c was a bit high. Other than that, she was in great health: perfect weight, good all-around scores on blood tests – including cardiovascular assessments. When she asked us for help, we suggested trying to reset the… read more

Mark Mattson on Calorie Restriction, Intermittent Fasting and the Brain

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“I’m a neuroscientist interested in what happens to the brain during aging both normal and unfortunate situations like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. About 15 – 20 years ago, we got interested in the effects of energy intake on the brain simply because the major risk factor for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases as well as stroke… read more