Healthy eating and obesity prevention for preschoolers: a randomised controlled trial
- Dietary Restriction and Aging: Comparative Tests of Evolutionary Hypotheses. Kirk, Kevin L. // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Mar2001, Vol. 56A Issue 3, pB123
Presents a study which tested evolutionary predictions about the origin of the response to dietary restriction (DR) using ten species of rotifers. Correlation between reproductive life span and change in life span under DR; Association between the response to chronic DR and the response to...
- Le modÃ¨le japonais alimentaire face au vieillissement : source d'inspiration pour l'innovation ? // MÃ©decine & Nutrition;2012, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p28
In introduction to this round table debate, Yuriko Sakata Risch of Ninapharm presents the diet of Okinawa, an island that is exemplary of the exceptional Japanese longevity. The rural lifestyle and a high consumption of vegetables and proteins (pork and tofu) are a few of the particularities of...
- Longevity: Sweet food, short life. // Nature;11/12/2009, Vol. 462 Issue 7270, p140
The article reports on a research that examines the effect of dietary glucose on lifespan. According to Cynthia Kenyon and her colleagues at the University of California, San Francisco, dietary glucose inhibits the transcription factors DAF-16 and HSF-1 proteins, which are known to lengthen...
- Resveratrol. Schardt, David // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Mar2009, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p9
The article discusses the influence of resveratrol on life span. Resveratrol is a compound found in the skin of red grapes and in other fruits. Researchers at the Harvard Medical School found that resveratrol improves the health and life span of mice. In humans, clinical studies on resveratrol...
- Diet for a Longer Life. // Good Housekeeping;Jun2012, Vol. 254 Issue 6, p46
The article reports that Swedish researchers have found evidence that eating a Mediterranean-style diet, including vegetables, fish, and olive oil, may be the key to living longer.
- Shopping Longer. Vosburgh, Robert // SN: Supermarket News;Spring2008 Whole Health Supplement, Vol. 56, p8
The article deals with the growing number of centenarians in the U.S. The country currently has more than 55,000 centenarians. A study published in the "Archives of Internal Medicine" reports that reaching the age of 100 may not be as difficult as one might think. Aggressive treatment of health...
- The Better Happy Meal. Claps, Frank // Muscle & Fitness Hers;Apr2005, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p20
Presents information on the polymeal diet which could increase a person's lifespan. Foods included in the menu; Recommended diet to reduce cardiovascular disease.
- What You're Talking About. Bigner, Melissa; Pollard-Post, Lindsay; Mattison, Lauren; Whalen, Deb; Bowen, Kathleen // Health (Time Inc.);Apr2011, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p12
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Will You Live to 100?," in the March 2010 issue, "Is Your Diet Good for Your Skin?," in the January/February 2010 issue, and "Your One-Day Fat Blast," in the March 2010 issue.
- Dietary Restriction in Drosophila: Delayed Aging or Experimental Artefact? Piper, Matthew D. W.; Partridge, Linda // PLoS Genetics;Apr2007, Vol. 3 Issue 4, pe57
Lifespan can be extended by reduction of dietary intake. This practice is referred to as dietary restriction (DR), and extension of lifespan by DR is evolutionarily conserved in taxonomically diverse organisms including yeast, invertebrates, and mammals. Although these two often-stated facts...