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Getting your Brain Ready for Peak Performance

One of the things I do to keep my brain sharp for science is to play chess online. But with all the new research projects at LivingTheCRWay, I had not had the time to play for two months. Finally, this past Sunday I felt that I could take an hour out to play a game… read more

Immune System Challenge – no Calorie Restriction today!

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A few days ago, I found a deer tick on my thumb. It probably had not been there long since I wash my hands often. Nevertheless, I take the possibility of disease from ticks seriously. Deer ticks are common in many parts of the U.S. These insects are so tiny that they are easy to mistake… read more

Certain foods add significant protection from glaucoma and perhaps other eye diseases

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Wouldn’t enjoying foods that not only delight your senses, but also protect you from disease be great?! Discovering a study about glaucoma incidence and dietary intake told us we had to bring it to your attention: The association of consumption of fruits/vegetables with decreased risk of glaucoma among older African-American women in the study of… read more

Free LivingTheCRWay Teleconference and Holiday Recipes

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Last night’s teleconference brought LivingTheCRWay members  up to date about significant advances they will benefit from: A collaboration with Dr. Rob Knight of American Gut Health and the University of Colorado at Boulder. We expect the partnership to provide insights that will allow members to improve microbiome function and resilience. Make sure to listen to… read more

A Healthful Gut Lining Protects your Heart

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Several months ago – a seemingly healthy calorie restrictor, who was full of life and energy, died of a heart attack. Her medical history indicated that she had an appendectomy a few years earlier, followed by severe gut dysbiosis (an imbalance in the intestinal bacteria that precipitates changes in the normal activities of the gastrointestinal… read more

The Truth about Intermittent Fasting

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Intermittent Fasting is all the rage. Every month, more than 100,000 people type Intermittent Fasting into Google, hoping to find out healthful ways to lose weight. Dr. Michael Mosley and the BBC deserve tremendous credit for bringing intermittent fasting to the attention of the public. To help dieters find out more about intermittent fasting, we… read more

Prebiotic effects of inulin and oligofructose.

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The work of Glenn R. Gibson’s Lab is outstanding. He has a long history of exploring how prebiotics affect the gut microbiome. He was ahead of his time with this study on inulin and oligofructose. Click on the title and read the details about how both of these prebiotics beneficially change the gut microbiota–displacing bad… read more

Intermittent Fasting for Preventing Diabetes and Heart Disease?

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Dr. Michael Mosley and his colleagues, James Brown and Sarah Aldred, ride the wave of intermittent fasting popularity with a new review article: Intermittent fasting: a dietary intervention for prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease? LivingTheCRWay congratulates Dr. Mosley. No doubt: His cordial presentation style will contribute to increased interest in calorie restriction overall. This… read more

Become a Brain SuperAger

Dr. Emily Rogalski, the innovative scientist at the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, discovered that some people do not experience mental decline as they progress into their 80s.  Her recent study,  Superior Memory and Higher Cortical Volumes in Unusually Successful Cognitive Aging,  named these extraordinary seniors “SuperAgers” and… read more

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LivingTheCRWay.com provides unique, cutting-edge information on how to apply calorie restriction, life extension, and optimal health practices to everyday life. Today’s subjects: Forum Posts Meditation and Nurturing Thought for Today Today is a triumph! CR Way Support – General Brain Booster Thank you Getting Smarter Superagers resist brain training Exercise  Rethinking Intensity Gastrointestinal Health Aging… read more