One of the first studies on humans
On March 22, the results of one of the first and largest human clinical trials ever to examine the effects of calorie restriction on ageing appeared in the journal Cell
Metabolism. It was shown that cutting caloric intake by 15 per cent for two years slowed down ageing and metabolism in the study samples. It was also found to protect against agerelated diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s as also others like cancer and diabetes.
The current study finds that calorie restriction leads to
“We found that even people who are healthy and lean may benefit from a calorie restriction regimen” Scientists of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, US
A slower metabolism which is most beneficial for healthy ageing
Organisms that burn energy most efficiently experience the greatest longevity