Life Extension: A Practical Guide to Calorie Restriction

Life Extension: A Practical Guide to Calorie Restriction

Dietary intervention – or “biohacking” to reduce the societal impacts of Type 2 diabetes, obesity, and other metabolic disorders has been seriously studied in recent years, as these conditions continue to rise in an aging population – and even among the young – with highly negative consequences on health, longevity and aging. Early studies in the 1930s first established that calorie restriction  was effective in extending the life expectancy of