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Six Ways Research Is Changing How We Age

American Federation for Aging Research | Posted 10.12.2016 | Home
American Federation for Aging Research

by Steven N. Austad, Ph.D. - Scientific Director, American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) , Distinguished Professor  and  Chair, Department...

How to Slow Aging Now: What Your Doctor Won't Tell You

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2015 | Home
Paul Spector, M.D.

Most articles that find themselves under such a headline are not based in good science. Products promising long life and physical transformation usual...

Breakfast Champions or Chumps? How Breakfast Can Accelerate Aging

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Paul Spector, M.D.

A growing body of research demonstrates that the stress of fasting triggers a cascade of adaptive responses that slows the aging process. The concept of beneficial stress is known as hormesis, an adaptive response of cells and organisms to a moderate (usually intermittent) stressor.

The Case Against Eating 6 Small Meals A Day

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home
Dr. Andrew Weil

The basic premise of intermittent fasting, or IF, is to enjoy better health via repeatedly fasting for longer periods than is typical on a daily breakfast-lunch-dinner schedule.

Aging is Old Hat

Gerit Quealy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gerit Quealy

Summer movies usually mean blockbusters. But the new film To Age or Not to Age belongs more in the realm of myth busters.