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CRON Diet (Calorie Restriction)

The CRON diet (Calorie Restriction Optimal Nutrition) has recieved a lot of hype among gerontologists lately. Laboratory studies on fruit flies, mice and monkeys prove that calorie restriction significantly increases life span by as much as 50% to 200% by activating a specific gene, known as SIRT1, which seems to be related to longer life. But who wants to starve ... Read More »

The Oven Is NOT Your Friend

Most foods become carcinogenic when heated above the boiling point of 212 degrees Fahrenheit because of a chemical reaction known as the ‘Maillard Effect.’ Heterocyclic amines (HCAs), proven carcinogens, form in meats when baked or broiled. Swedish scientists discovered in 2002 that a toxic molecule called ‘acrylamide’ forms in superheated starches such as breads, pastas, bagels, and french fries. Read More »