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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

Setting the Record Straight: Calorie Restriction and the Rhesus Monkey Research

The calorie restriction and longevity communities thank University of Wisconsin scientists for setting the record straight about calorie restriction. Their paper leaves no doubt that CR protects against disease and extends life: Caloric restriction reduces age-related and all-cause mortality in rhesus monkeys.* Another extremely important finding that applies to millions of humans: Modest calorie restriction… read more

What is Calorie Restriction, Anyway?

What is Calorie Restriction?

We’ve just returned from an exhilarating and highly beneficial series of CR Society conferences in California. The events included the CR Society’s 10th anniversary as a non-profit organization. We are pleased and proud to have played a role in helping it thrive. One central discussion point was how to define calorie restriction. This was the… read more