calorie restriction

Low calorie diet doesn’t add to longevity


August 31st, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) After all the hype over a low calorie diet being the tried and tested way to shed unwanted pounds or adding years to your life, comes ... Read more...

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‘Drunkorexia’ combines worst of eating, drinking


October 19th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) 'Drunkorexia,' a combination of disordered eating and heavy alcohol intake rife among college students, may wreck their health over the long term, US researchers says. 'Drunkorexiacs' ... Read more...

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Indian-origin expert reveals dangers of ballerina body


February 24th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Natalie Portman is the favourite to win this year's Best Actress Oscar for her role in the movie 'Black Swan'. But an Indian-origin expert has raised concerns surrounding ... Read more...

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Scientists find binary switch that turns ‘aging process on and off’


February 17th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Scientists from the Salk Institute of Biological Studies have found that deactivation of a protein in roundworms increases their lifespan, most likely mediating the effects of calorie restriction.Previously, ... Read more...

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Bile may harbour human Fountain Of Youth


September 16th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): A new research from Concordia University has put the human quest for longer life one step closer.The new study is the first to identify the role of a ... Read more...

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Change in lifestyle necessary to stop diabetes-related cognitive disorders


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.23 (ANI): Glucose regulation plays a central role in cognitive function and aging and poor glucose control is likely to interact with coexisting disorders, such as dementia or cerebral infarcts, ... Read more...

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Run a marathon to arrest cellular suicide


May 11th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Running a marathon can halt apoptosis, the natural 'programmed' death of cells, a new study has found.Gabriella Marfe from the University of Rome 'Tor Vergata' led a team ... Read more...

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Low-calorie diet helps lose weight, boosts immunity


April 30th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): People who follow a low-calorie diet or a very low-calorie diet not only lose weight, but also significantly enhance their immune response, concludes a new study.The study may ... Read more...

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Low calorie diet checks weight, boosts immunity


April 30th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) A low-calorie diet not only checks weight but also boosts immunity, according to a recent study. The study led by Simin Nikbin Meydani, director of the Jean Mayer USDA ... Read more...

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Cutting down on calories can make you live up to 100 years


April 16th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Calorie restriction can not only make you live up to 100 years but also keep you healthy throughout life, says a new research.Scientists at Washington University School of ... Read more...

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Cut down on calories to live up to 100 years


April 16th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Cutting down on calories can not only make you live up to 100 years but also keep you healthy throughout life, research shows. Researchers at Washington University School ... Read more...

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Fast walking, jogging don’t prevent increased bone turnover during weight loss


March 12th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): If you think it is only good to lose weight by jogging and fast walking, then here's the twist in the tale-such weight-bearing exercises fail to prevent the ... Read more...

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Brain enzyme may pave way for obesity treatments


December 15th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Scientists from Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre have identified an enzyme found in the brain that may pave way for ... Read more...

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How calorie restriction boosts longevity


December 15th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Scientists have identified proteins that act in the brain during calorie restriction to potentially lengthen lifespan.For decades, it has been known that cutting normal calorie consumption by 30 ... Read more...

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Right balance of proteins, not cutting calories, ‘key’ to longevity


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A diet containing just the right mix of proteins may be more important than reducing calories for a long and healthy life, according to new study on fruit ... Read more...

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‘Stick-thin’ Posh named ‘Most Unhealthy Role Model’


November 24th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Victoria Beckham has been named the 'Most Unhealthy Role Model' of the past 50 years by fitness experts.Experts claim that it looks like the mum-of-three looks ... Read more...

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Direct link between insulin, core body temperature discovered


November 20th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a direct link between insulin-a hormone long linked to metabolism and metabolic disorders such as diabetes-and core body temperature.This is the first time the ... Read more...

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Protein inactivation prevents age-related conditions in mice


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): By blocking a key molecular pathway in mice, researchers could extend their lifespan by up to a fifth and reduce the number of age-related diseases the animals suffer.The ... Read more...

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Excess fat in liver likely to trigger heart disease


August 25th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Excess fat in the liver is more likely to trigger heart disease and diabetes, says a new study. When fats collects in the liver, people experience serious metabolic problems ... Read more...

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How you eat may affect your risk for breast cancer


August 4th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Your eating style not only indicates the size of waistline, but also the risk for breast cancer, suggests new research.Cancer researchers have long studied the role of diet ... Read more...

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Vitamin D vital for successful weight loss during diet


June 12th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Researchers have revealed that measuring vitamin D levels before the start of a low-calorie diet can help predict weight loss success.The study suggests a possible role for vitamin ... Read more...

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Moderately reduced carbohydrate diet ‘increases sense of fullness’


June 11th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Moderately reducing carbohydrates intake, without calorie restriction and weight loss, can help increase a sense of fullness, a preliminary study found.The study has been presented at The ... Read more...

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Moderate calorie restriction found to cause temporal changes in liver metabolism


May 5th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A study on obese patients has revealed that moderate calorie restriction causes temporal changes in the liver and skeletal muscle metabolism, while moderate weight loss affects muscle.Led ... Read more...

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Weight loss reverses fatty liver disease, study shows


February 20th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Researchers found that weight loss of at least nine percent of body weight helped patients reverse a fatty liver disease known as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis or NASH. The finding ... Read more...

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Weight loss can help reverse fatty liver disease


February 17th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has found that shedding extra pounds can significantly help patients reverse fatty liver disease known as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).The research team from Saint Louis ... Read more...

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Exercise, calorie restricted diet ”lowers postmenopausal women’’s breast cancer risk”


November 19th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Regular exercise and reduced-calorie diet can significantly cut breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, suggests a new study. The research team from University of Texas at Austin have ... Read more...

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”Anti-aging” pill may reverse time clock in humans


November 8th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): After successfully conducting studies on mice, scientists have claimed that SRT1720, touted as an "anti-aging pill, can be tested in human trials.The new drug study from ... Read more...

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Red wine pills may help fight obesity and diabetes


November 5th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new drug that mimics the effects of an ingredient in red wine, which may be a powerful weapon in the fight against obesity ... Read more...

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Antibody that can reduce food craving, expand calorie burn identified


October 28th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): Scientists at The Scripps Research have identified an antibody that works against the gastric hormone ghrelin, which has been linked to weight gain and fat storage through ... Read more...

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Calorie restriction may not increase human lifespan as it does in rodents


September 25th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): Scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have revealed that calorie restriction, a diet that is low in calories and high in nutrition, may ... Read more...

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Calorie restricted diet doesnt cause bone loss in overweight adults


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): A calorie-restricted diet does not appear to induce bone loss in young, overweight adults, according to a report in the September 22 issue of Archives of Internal ... Read more...

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Calorie intake, cancer and longevity are inextricably linked


September 20th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): Scientists from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) have found a connection between genes that could hold the key to a longer, healthier life.With the help of worms that ... Read more...

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Feeling hungry can make you happy


July 15th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Contrary to the complaints of many dieters, a new study has shown that being hungry may make you feel happy.When bodies notice the need for more calories, ... Read more...

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Cut your calories to look younger, live longer: Study


July 4th, 2008 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Cut those calories out - and look younger and live longer. That's what the latest research says. While not much is known about how curbing calories affects aging, ... Read more...

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The fountain of youth may lie in a low-calorie diet


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Want to know the mantra for slowing down the aging process and living longer? Well, then here it is: cut back on those calories, thats what a ... Read more...

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