Tag Archives: CRON

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

For Calorie Restrictors – Longevity Biochemistry Trumps Nutrient Density

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The World’s Healthiest Foods website includes something they call the “Healthiest Way of Eating Plan.” Considering various diets and their suitability for a CR Way of life is very important. World’s Healthiest Foods provides a valuable service through the information the site offers. However, the Healthiest Way of Eating Plan is dated: It does not… read more

Calorie Restriction, the CR Way – a Healthy, Happy Way to Lose Weight

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The CR Way approach to calorie restriction with optimal nutrition (CRON) is surely one of the world’s healthiest, happiest ways to lose weight. This is not a fly-by-night diet that promises you will lose 30 pounds in 30 days. Rather, this is a gradual, long-term approach that makes a major difference in your health. You… read more

Primate Study Affirms: the CR Way Lifestyle can Extend Life and Protect against Age-related Disease

On April 1, primate researchers from the University of Wisconsin published a paper,* affirming that caloric restriction (CR) without malnutrition significantly improves age-related and all-cause survival in rhesus monkeys. The researchers point out that their data contrasts with findings in the widely reported 2012 National Institutes of Aging study, where CR was not seen to… read more