The shocking reasons why calorie restriction may not prolong your life

It's almost dogma in longevity research that caloric restriction will extend your lifespan.  Granted, I think everyone agrees that humans won't see the same level of life extension under caloric restriction as mice, primarily because we experience a slower rate of epigenetic drift. It's also unlikely, although still plausible, that humans will spend a large … Continue reading The shocking reasons why calorie restriction may not prolong your life

This process is key to regulating gut inflammation

For those people dealing with gut problems, every day is an adventure.  Fortunately, there are a number of dietary approaches that can help a great deal with symptom management. Whether you're talking about the Specific Carbohydrate diet(SCD Diet), low FODMAP diet, or the GAPS diet, many people can do things they weren't previously able to … Continue reading This process is key to regulating gut inflammation

Is there a simpler alternative to calorie restriction for longevity?

Calorie restriction and fasting are 2 of the hottest areas of research in longevity and age rejuvenation.  In fact, you probably know someone who has dabbled in, or who is currently dabbling in, one or the other.  These techniques, whether you're talking about calorie restriction, fasting, or protein restriction, fall under the general umbrella of … Continue reading Is there a simpler alternative to calorie restriction for longevity?

Are you a circadian night owl? Should you resist or embrace it?

"Nature wants 5 out of your 7 children dead. It wants you dead by 50.  Everything better than that is brought to you by science and technology." -David Frum, someone I'll probably never quote again I was recently going through some presentations from RAADfest, a symposium put together by a few groups with the unified … Continue reading Are you a circadian night owl? Should you resist or embrace it?