News tagged with caloric intake

Crowdsourcing nutrition in a snap

Americans spend upwards of $40 billion a year on dieting advice and self-help books, but the first step in any healthy eating strategy is basic awareness -- what's on the plate.

dateNov 01, 2011 in Software
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Extreme dieting: does it lead to longer lives?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Animals who consume fewer calories live longer and healthier lives. Now, a seminal study at the University of California, San Francisco is testing whether the same is true for extreme dieters.

dateApr 19, 2011 in Health
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Discovery may aid search for anti-aging drugs

A team of University of Michigan scientists has found that suppressing a newly discovered gene lengthens the lifespan of roundworms. Scientists who study aging have long known that significantly restricting food intake makes ...

dateAug 18, 2010 in Biotechnology
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