Thursday, March 22, 2012
The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry
Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2005, pp. 129-137.
"Intermittant Fasting (IF; reduced meal frequency) and caloric restriction (CR) extend lifespan and increase resistance to age-related diseases in rodents and monkeys and improve the health of overweight humans."
"Interestingly, cellular and molecular effects of IF and CR on the cardiovascular system and the brain are similar to those of regular physical exercise, suggesting shared mechanisms."