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May 26, 2009

 

Pile of brown eggs

Are Calorie Restricted Diets the Fountain of Youth?

Members of the Calorie Restriction Society, also known as CRONies, believe they can live longer if they cut their calorie intake to 1800 calories per day.

March 18, 2004

 

How Full Is That Glass?

How does the shape of a glass affect how much you drink? A scientist set out to examine just this, and the results are rather astounding.

September 27, 2003

 

Ghrelin

This might be why so many people gain the weight back after dieting. With higher levels of ghrelin in their blood, they wind up even hungrier than they were before, even when they stop dieting. Currently, drug companies are looking for safe ways to decrease the amount of gherlin in the blood.

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