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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

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

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

Customizing a CR Way Lifestyle for your Genome

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The days of medical care, customized for your genome, are here. And this gives you the opportunity to customize your CR Way lifestyle for your personal genomics. For example, we’ve often talked about keeping IGF-1 in the low end of the reference range. However, if your genomic analysis reveals that you have a genetic variant… read more

Brain Training Combined with Daily Intermittent Fasting Improves Cognition

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Known for giving very sharp, lucid interviews, the late Walter Breuning at 114 was the oldest man in the world. He followed a Daily Intermittent Fasting plan, eating a large breakfast, smaller lunch and then fasting until the next morning. His eating plan resonates with Brain Booster members of LivingTheCRWay.com, who find that some time… 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

Daily Intermittent Fasting is best for Brain and Health

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The new BBC Special features Dr. Michael Mosley in Eat Fast Live Longer. He has inspired lots of people try intermittent fasting. And some swear by it, saying it’s a way to lose weight that they can tolerate. Others say it’s just as health-enhancing as calorie restriction. We disagree. When you practice calorie restriction regularly,… read more

Calorie Restriction Scientists discuss ketones, the brain, and longevity

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  We are delighted to announce that Eric Verdin, Ph.D., of the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology will be the Featured Guest on a special Brain Booster teleconference on Monday, December 17, at 7:30 PM (ET). Dr. Verdin is a close friend and has attended CR Way presentations. He understands the CR Way lifestyle… read more

Intermittent Fasting or Calorie Restriction?

Last week, Dr. Michael Mosley presented Horizon: Eat, Fast and Live Longer on the BBC. This entertaining special focused on intermittent fasting, a popular form of dieting for many people. Intermittent fasting is often confused with calorie restriction, which is the only proven dietary way to increase lifespan.  We were delighted to see the personable… read more