Book 2010

Calorie Restriction, Aging and Longevity

ISBN: 978-90-481-8555-9 (Print) 978-90-481-8556-6 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Calorie Restriction in Different Species

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-14

      History of Caloric Restriction, Aging and Longevity

    3. Chapter

      Pages 15-41

      Food Intake, Life Style, Aging and Human Longevity

    4. Chapter

      Pages 43-53

      Okinawa: A Naturally Calorie Restricted Population

    5. Chapter

      Pages 55-78

      Aging and the Effect of Calorie Restriction in Rhesus Monkeys

    6. Chapter

      Pages 79-95

      Dietary Restriction and Aging in Drosophila Melanogaster

    7. Chapter

      Pages 97-109

      Aging and Dietary Restriction: The Yeast Paradigm

    8. Chapter

      Pages 111-122

      The Nutritional Geometry of Aging

  3. Biochemical and Metabolic Mechanisms of Calorie Restriction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

    2. Chapter

      Pages 125-139

      Oxidative Stress, Dietary Restriction and Aging

    3. Chapter

      Pages 141-175

      Calorie Restriction Mimetics and Aging

    4. Chapter

      Pages 177-190

      Will Calorie Restriction Stave Off Age-Related Brain Dysfunction, Specifically to Learning and Memory? A Review and Critique of the Rodent Literature

    5. Chapter

      Pages 191-216

      The Aging Liver and the Effects of Long Term Caloric Restriction

    6. Chapter

      Pages 217-232

      Food Restriction, Hormones, Genes and Aging

    7. Chapter

      Pages 233-245

      Hormesis as a Mechanism for the Anti-Aging Effects of Calorie Restriction

  4. Calorie Restriction in the Clinical Setting

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 247-247

    2. Chapter

      Pages 249-261

      Calorie Restriction and Obesity

    3. Chapter

      Pages 263-277

      Caloric Restriction and Cardiovascular Disease

    4. Chapter

      Pages 279-300

      The Effect of Caloric Restriction on Physiological, Psychological and Behavioral Outcomes in Humans: Results from CALERIE

    5. Chapter

      Pages 301-309

      Calorie Restriction and Cancer: An Update

    6. Chapter

      Pages 311-318

      Conclusion: Human Calorie Restriction and Anti-aging Therapy

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 319-323