New results from a landmark study show that calorie restriction can improve our age-related illnesses
A new study suggests that cutting calories by 15% could help us protect ourselves against age-related illnesses. This article was originally published on LongevityFacts. Brady Hartman is the author.
The landmark CALERIE report reports that cutting calories 15 percent can slow down an aging metabolic rate and protect against age-related illnesses, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetics, cancer, and others. Researchers published their findings in Cell Metabolism on March 22, 2009.
Researchers found that calorie restrictions reduced systemic oxidative stresses, one of nine markers of aging associated with age-related illnesses.