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High Glucose after Meals is a Risk Factor

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The CR Way recommends keeping glucose low for optimal health. High fasting glucose levels (above 100 mg/per deciliter) is recognized as a risk factor for diabetes. In fact, clinical laboratories include fasting glucose as a routine measurement in their metabolic panels. However, fasting glucose is only part of the story. High postprandial (after eating) glucose… read more

Harvard Oral Microbiome Expert, Dr. Bruce Paster, Featured on CR Way Expert Telelconference

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  Only a year ago, this paper: “Different Brain Regions are Infected with Fungi in Alzheimer’s Disease” got full our attention.   What really riveted us was, if it turned out to be true, how could we stop it? We discussed the paper with some medical professionals who dismissed it, saying the reason that yeast was… read more

Can Wheatgrass Improve your Oral Microbiome?

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Wheatgrass to improve your oral microbiome? I was skeptical. Yet, over the past several days, I must admit, we’ve implemented an important change in our morning regimen: pulling, that is, pulling bacteria from our gums and using wheatgrass juice to do it. The whole thing started with a conversation about optimizing the oral microbiome at… 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

Dental Health for Wellness and Longevity

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Most likely, your dentist cleans your teeth regularly and checks your gum pocket depth. The health of your gum pockets may prove to be a valuable predictor of microbiome health, disease risk, and even mortality. Here are some questions to ask about your gingival microbiome: How many gum pockets do you have that are greater… read more

Gourmet Calorie Restriction, the CR Way

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Eighty years ago when Dr. Clive McKay discovered that calorie restriction extends the life of rats, he did not predict that his discovery would grow into a thriving CR Way movement. But that’s what’s happened. LivingTheCRWay members set records for how long and how well they live. Yet many people who hope to extend life… read more

Primate Study Confirms: Calorie Restriction Extends Life and Protects against Age-related Disease

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Last week, the Wisconsin rhesus monkey study released results that put to rest the notion that that calorie restriction does not extend life in non-human primates. What caused the confusion is that in August 2012 scientists at the National Institute of Aging released a paper that produced worldwide attention, Impact of caloric restriction on health… read more

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

Stem Cell and Telomere Experts to Speak with LivingTheCRWay Members

Maintaining a healthy pool of adult stem cells to repair tissues is a major focus for LivingTheCRWay.com. members. “We wish to extend healthspan for as long as possible,” said Paul McGlothin, President of LivingTheCRWay.com. The CR Waytm approach to healthful aging – holistic calorie restriction, optimizing the body’s microbiomes and increasing telomere length – contributes… read more

Calorie Restriction Must be Delicious

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  Calorie Restriction must be delicious. So LivingTheCRWay insists that low-calorie, nutrient-dense meals be laden with taste treats.  You should enjoy every bite while you eat and enjoy the extraordinary health you get from eating this way. You will definitely live better, and who knows, you might live longer too! Here’s a beautiful example of… read more