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Berries for Your Brain!

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In 2004, Dr. David Sinclair and colleagues published a paper identifying STACS, sirtuin activating compounds. Sirtuins are histone deacetylases that become active during caloric restriction. Two sirtuins SIRT1 and SIRT3  are associated with a host of caloric restriction benefits. The hope was that by identifying STACS that calorie restriction would lead to the discovery of calorie… read more

Improve Cognition with Calorie Restriction and Blood Sugar Management

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As people age, they often experience memory loss, reduced concentration, and other cognitive problems. Diet and lifestyle, though, can improve cognitive performance and reverse some aspects of brain aging. Consider the world chess champion – chess genius, Viswanathan Anand, who in November will defend, his title against the highest rated player in chess history, Magnus… read more

Calorie Restriction the CR Way is a stem cell diet

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The concept of how we age is changing. It is now known that every organ has its own pool of stem cells. Like an old car, that “runs out of gas” permanently, our organs run out of stem cells, fall into disrepair, and eventually die. However, there is hope – for unlike a car, we… read more