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Reversing Age-Related Decline

We are often seen in media reports, showing people how to start a healthy low-calorie diet, which we welcome as part of our mission. But for those who want the best chance to be part of a Utopian future, we have some important news: The opportunity to reverse or slow many age-related declines that are… 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

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

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

Mark Mattson, brain aging and calorie restriction at CR Way teleconference

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Dr. Mark Mattson, Chief Neurobiologist, US National Institute on Aging, will be the featured expert at the next Brain Booster teleconference on Saturday, January 12, at 4:00 PM (ET). Dr. Mattson and his lab colleagues were some of the first scientists to show that a low calorie diet protects the brain from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s… 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