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The CR Way Vision for Protecting your Brain

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Two years ago, LivingTheCRWay launched an initiative to protect you from Alzheimer’s disease. Knowing that reduced retinal nerve fiber thickness (RNFL) may be predictive of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia, we sought to find the world’s leading expert to teach us all how to assess retinal nerve fiber thickness. That led to CR Way research… read more

Air Quality and your Longevity

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Last night we talked with a CR Way member about air quality. After our conversation, we decided it was time to send you a newsletter about it. If the quality of the air you breathe is improved, you will notice it: You will sleep better and cough less. Your skin and eye irritations will reduce.… read more

Calorie Restriction Bows to the Mighty Microbiome

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Dietary restriction, which has long been shown to extend life in many species, is often described as a diet that activates an ancient cellular defense system: When food is scarce, the body defends itself by shifting its metabolism so that growth-related activities and reproduction are postponed until energy from available food increases. Lower White Blood… read more

Calorie Restriction: Dangerous Mistakes I Made

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  One of the most discouraging things that happens to people when they follow a longevity lifestyle is the mistakes they make. Even with the best of intentions sometimes people follow advice that leads to dangerous consequences. That happened to me, when I started calorie restriction. After what seemed like a promising start, I ended… read more

The New CR Way Live Better Longer Video Series

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Many people want to know how to start a lifestyle that will help them live better longer.  If that sounds like you, you’ll love the new Live Better Longer video series. Here, you will discover core strategies to help you create a longevity lifestyle that works for you. The videos evolved from tried and true… read more

Control your Glucose & Still Maintain your Weight!

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  One of the biggest challenges that serious, long-term calorie restrictors face is eating enough calories to maintain their weight. Digesting high fiber food choices can be difficult if you aren’t used to it. Your bowels can slow down, and eating a lot could be difficult for you, much less maintaining a healthy gut microbiome.… read more

Glucose Control for Longer Life and Prevention and Reversal of Type 2 Diabetes

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Glucose management is important for many aspects of health. For those hoping to increase healthspan by following a low calorie diet, keeping glucose at healthful low levels is essential. Low blood glucose levels  activate longevity genes. For the 20 million with diabetes and 70 million with prediabetes in the U.S. and the millions more worldwide,… read more

Cholesterol, Glucose Control & Immunity – an Important Trio!

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When we started calorie restriction 20 years ago, we came bounding into our doctor to hear his interpretation of our blood test results. We wondered what he would say, especially about Paul’s cholesterol. It was 93! His response: “Wonderful cholesterol, but it needn’t be that low.” Another of our doctors, an immunologist, had a different… read more

Free Better Glucose for a Better Life Videos

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We’ve been working on glucose control for more than a decade. Glucose control is vital for the success of any form of dietary restriction for life extension. It is also essential for any dietary approach to preventing prediabetes or type 2 diabetes to succeed. To help our readers learn more about glucose control, we create… read more

Why Nutrient-dense Calorie Restriction is not enough!

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Calorie restriction has changed for the better. The CR Way has turned it into a flexible lifestyle to be customized to an individual’s needs. Changes in the practice of calorie restriction are illustrated by the vegetables we just bought at the farmers’ market: fresh, nutrient-dense kale, dandelion greens, bok choy, and garlic. Years ago, I would… read more