Calorie Restriction with Optimum Nutrition
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Normal diet
average: 50 days
maximum: 100 days
Caloric restriction
average: 90 days;
maximum: 139 days
Normal diet
average: 33 months
maximum: 54 months
Caloric restriction
average: 46 months
maximum: 59 months
Normal diet
average: 7 days;
maximum: 14 days
Caloric restriction
average: 13 days
maximum: 25 days
Normal diet
average: 23 months;
maximum: 33 months
Caloric restriction
average: 33 months
maximum: 47 months

Animal data sourced from San Diego Union-Tribune article

Calorie Restriction: References and Resources




Web site Links

Calorie Restriction Bible by WALFORD
Beyond the 120 Year Diet: How to Double Your Vital YearsBest Calorie Restriction Book for Beginner
Zone Meals in Seconds: 150 Fast and Delicious Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

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Food and Supplement Safety

Internet and Mail-order Resources (food items, supplements, medical accessories)

Organic Foods

Paleolithic Nutrition

Science links

Misc. articles and links

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Books: Calorie Restriction, Aging and Diet

  1. Arking, Robert. Biology of Aging second edition. 1998. Sinauer Associates Inc. Sunderland Massachusetts USA. ISBN 0-87893-043-4
  2. Austad, Steven N. Why We Age: What Science Is Discovering about the Body's Journey Through Life. 1999 John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 0471296465
  3. de Grey, Aubrey D.N.J. The Mitochondrial Free Radical Theory of Aging. 1999 Landes Bioscience; ISBN: 157059564X.
  4. Cordain, Loren. The Paleo Diet: Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eating the Food You Were Designed to Eat. 2001. John Wiley & Sons; ISBN: 0471413909.
  5. Erasmus, Udo. Fats That Heal, Fats That Kill: The Complete Guide to Fats, Oils, Cholesterol and Human Health . 1999 Alive Books. ISBN: 0920470386.
  6. Sears, Barry. The Anti-Aging Zone. 1999. HarperCollins. New York. ISBN 0-06-039243-6
  7. Sears, Barry.The Zone : Revolutionary Life Plan to Put Your Body in Total Balance for Permanent Weight Loss. 1995. HarperCollins. New York. ISBN 0-06-039150
  8. Sears, Barry. Mastering the Zone: The Next Step in Achieving SuperHealth and Permanent Fat Loss. 1997. HarperCollins. New York. ISBN 0-06-039190-1
  9. Sears, Barry. A Week in the Zone. 2000. Regan Books.ISBN: 006103083X [CRON-WEB Review]
  10. Simopoulos, Artemis P. The Omega Diet: The Lifesaving Nutritional Program Based on the Diet of the Island of Crete. 1999. HarperCollins. paperback: ISBN: 0060930233
  11. Walford, Roy. The Anti-Aging Plan: Strategies and Recipes for Extending Your Healthy Years 1995 Four Walls Eight Windows. ISBN: 1568580495
  12. Walford, Roy. Beyond the 120 Year Diet : How to Double Your Vital Years.2000. Four Wall Eight Windows press. New York. ISBN 1-56858-157-2.
  13. Weindruch, Richard. The Retardation of Aging and Disease by Dietary Restriction. 1988. C.C. Thomas Springfield IL.
  14. Willcox, Bradley J and Craig Willcox, Makoto Suzuki, D. Craig Willcox. The Okinawa Program : How the World's Longest-Lived People Achieve Everlasting Health--And How You Can Too. 2001 Crown Pub; ISBN: 0609607472
Best for Beginners: A Week in the Zone by Barry Sears
Control Hunger via Psychology: The Solution by Laurel Mellin

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Magazines and Newsletters: Calorie Restriction, Diet, Health and Related Sciences

Specific Magazine Articles:

  1. Taubes, Gary. Discover. "Staying Alive." Feburary 2000. Vol. 21, No 2. Pages 56 -61.
  2. Various Authors. Scientific American Presents: The Quest to Beat Aging. Vol. 11, No. 2. Various pages.
  3. Weindruch, Richard. Scientific American. "Calorie Restriction and Aging." January 1996. Vol. 274, No. 1. Pages 46-52

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