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Calorie Restriction: References and Resources



Calorie Restriction Bible by WALFORD
Beyond the 120 Year Diet: How to Double Your Vital Years

Best Calorie Restriction Book for Beginner
Zone Meals in Seconds: 150 Fast and Delicious Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Web site Links

Calorie Restriction

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Lab Test

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Mailing Lists and Message Boards

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CRONie sites (personal sites or pages created by individuals practicing CR)

CRONie personal BLOGS:

  • April's CR Diary (original) -- A diary of a thirty-some-year-old woman following CRON, or Caloric Restriction with Optimal Nutrition, for health and life extension.

  • April's CR Diary (M-Prize) -- Continuation of above after April 21, 2005.

  • Calorie Restricting Blog -- "This journal is only for those over 20. If you are not, then please leave; your body is still growing. "

  • CRON Diary -- Mary Robinson's Blog: "I am a 52 year old woman who has been practicing Calorie Restriction with Optimal Nutrition for 5 years. I belong to the CR Society and the CRsupportgroup on Yahoo. I am participating in 3 different medical studies related to diet and calorie restriction."

  • CRONing for a future... Willie (from the Mediterranean Coast) has a Blog "about the troubles and daily things I live when trying to follow the CRON lifestyle (Calorie Restriction - Optimal Nutrition in order to delay the onset of chronic degeneration of the body and to add a lot of healthy years to life). Everybody is welcome to comment here for feedback and sharing of information." Informative Blog with Willie's bloodwork.

  • Cronistanbul -- "This is a blog trying to be mainly about CRON. But as my mind wanders all the time, subjects such as lesbians, radicals, theater, writing and what not can come up too."

  • Erin's Vegblog -- containing pictures of her CRON food (especially Vegetarian), as the inspiration strikes.

  • Jay Fox's CR Blog -- Jay Fox will take us on a journey of self-discovery—possibly a boring one, so don't hold your breath—as he commits himself to starting and hopefully sticking to a CR lifestyle.

  • Lest Less be More -- who: 32 year old female ... what: calorie restriction with optimal nutrition, praxis commonly referred to as cron .... where: seattle, wa ... when: 2006 - ... why: not ...

  • See Spot CRON! Elizabeth's CR Blog -- Day to day musings on Elizabeth's relationship with food, health, life, love, and Caloric Restriction with Optimal Nutrition.

  • -- Blog and web site from Aaron Davidson of Edmonton, Alberta. Site features Aaron's own CR-tracking software, Cron-o-meter, which is freeware.

Other BLOGS with CRON topics:

  • -- some mixed comments about CRON dieting, much of it is based on misinformation and highly-speculative science.

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Diet Plans

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U.S Government links

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Canadian Government Links

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Non-Profit Organizations

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Medical / Scientific Journals and Periodicals

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Food and Supplement Safety

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Internet and Mail-order Resources (food items, supplements, medical accessories)

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Organic Foods

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Paleolithic Nutrition

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Science links

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Misc. articles and links

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Books: Calorie Restriction, Aging and Diet

  1. Arking, Robert. Biology of Aging second edition. 1998. Sinauer Associates Inc. Sunderland Massachusetts USA. ISBN 0-87893-043-4
  2. Austad, Steven N. Why We Age: What Science Is Discovering about the Body's Journey Through Life. 1999 John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 0471296465
  3. de Grey, Aubrey D.N.J. The Mitochondrial Free Radical Theory of Aging. 1999 Landes Bioscience; ISBN: 157059564X.
  4. Cordain, Loren. The Paleo Diet: Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eating the Food You Were Designed to Eat. 2001. John Wiley & Sons; ISBN: 0471413909.
  5. Erasmus, Udo. Fats That Heal, Fats That Kill: The Complete Guide to Fats, Oils, Cholesterol and Human Health . 1999 Alive Books. ISBN: 0920470386.
  6. Sears, Barry. The Anti-Aging Zone. 1999. HarperCollins. New York. ISBN 0-06-039243-6
  7. Sears, Barry.The Zone : Revolutionary Life Plan to Put Your Body in Total Balance for Permanent Weight Loss. 1995. HarperCollins. New York. ISBN 0-06-039150
  8. Sears, Barry. Mastering the Zone: The Next Step in Achieving SuperHealth and Permanent Fat Loss. 1997. HarperCollins. New York. ISBN 0-06-039190-1
  9. Sears, Barry. A Week in the Zone. 2000. Regan Books.ISBN: 006103083X [CRON-WEB Review]
  10. Simopoulos, Artemis P. The Omega Diet: The Lifesaving Nutritional Program Based on the Diet of the Island of Crete. 1999. HarperCollins. paperback: ISBN: 0060930233
  11. Walford, Roy. The Anti-Aging Plan: Strategies and Recipes for Extending Your Healthy Years 1995 Four Walls Eight Windows. ISBN: 1568580495
  12. Walford, Roy. Beyond the 120 Year Diet : How to Double Your Vital Years.2000. Four Wall Eight Windows press. New York. ISBN 1-56858-157-2.
  13. Weindruch, Richard. The Retardation of Aging and Disease by Dietary Restriction. 1988. C.C. Thomas Springfield IL.
  14. Willcox, Bradley J and Craig Willcox, Makoto Suzuki, D. Craig Willcox. The Okinawa Program : How the World's Longest-Lived People Achieve Everlasting Health--And How You Can Too. 2001 Crown Pub; ISBN: 0609607472
Best for Beginners: A Week in the Zone by Barry Sears
Control Hunger via Psychology: The Solution by Laurel Mellin

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Magazines and Newsletters: Calorie Restriction, Diet, Health and Related Sciences

Specific Magazine Articles:

  1. Taubes, Gary. Discover. "Staying Alive." Feburary 2000. Vol. 21, No 2. Pages 56 -61.
  2. Various Authors. Scientific American Presents: The Quest to Beat Aging. Vol. 11, No. 2. Various pages.
  3. Weindruch, Richard. Scientific American. "Calorie Restriction and Aging." January 1996. Vol. 274, No. 1. Pages 46-52

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