Calorie Cuts Don’t Increase Lifespan

Rhesus Monkey Calorie Reduction Diet No Lifespan Gains

Thinking of following the Methuselah Mice, and increasing your lifespan with a cut to your calorie intake? New findings suggest this might not apply to people after all…

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The Real Biggest Losers

  While at first it may seem a tad exploitative—watching heavily overweight people struggle with challenging exercise and food temptations on international television—at least NBCs The Biggest Loser helps participants to actually do something, to take steps to becoming healthier, happier individuals. Right? Wrong. As it turns out, the show’s crash-diet and high intensity exercise regime has serious long-term health […]

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