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More evidence for calorie restriction’s longevity effect

January 18 2017. An article published on January 17, 2017 in Nature Communications reports the conclusion of researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) that calorie restriction among older rhesus monkeys results in longer life. The research, which attempted to resolve conflicting findings concerning the effect of calorie restriction on life span, is the first collaboration between the two competing research teams.


Count chemicals, not calories, to stay slim and healthy, doctor says

By Goodrich:(NaturalNews) Over the past decade, we have been on a calorie-counting mission to improve our health and weight. We have been so obsessed with the number of calories on the label that we have actually forgotten what really matters.

USA Today recently reported that the nutrition labels of more than 700,000 packaged foods are getting a makeover in the near future. With growing rates of people being overweight or obese, the aim is to make people more aware of what and how much they consume. The focus will be on calories, added sugars and realistic serving sizes.