Resources

Anti-Aging Guide
A superb, comprehensive compendium of research abstracts pertinent to calorie restriction and its full range of benefits.

PubMed
Abstracts of almost all papers published in the peer-reviewed biomedical literature; can be searched by key words and authors. Some full papers can be downloaded. This is the world’s premiere resource for biomedical knowledge, used regularly by the world’s biomedical scientists.

Fat Secret
We recommend that you use this outstanding website for calculating your daily calorie and macronutrient intakes.

Scientific Psychic Calorie Restriction Calculator
Enables you to determine whether and to what degree your calorie intake has been restricted in comparison to a person of your height with a healthful BMI of 22, consuming a weight maintaining diet; this allow you to compare the success of your efforts at calorie restriction with those of other people, in a reasonably objective way. The calculations take into consideration your activity level, which of course is important.

Juvenon Health Journal
This website, which markets a supplement designed to promote mitochondrial biogenesis, enables you to subscribe to a free health newsletter written by Dr. Ben Treadwell that can be sent to you via e-mail. The nutrients featured in Juvenon (R-alpha-lipoic acid, acetyl-L-carnitine) have been shown to improve the quantity and quality of mitochondria in rodents, to achieve impressive neuroprotective effects in rodent models of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, and to boost antioxidant protection in humans.

PDR for Nutritritional Supplements
A definitive overview of research on nutritional supplements, edited by Dr. Sheldon Hendler and David Rorvik. Can be purchased via amazon.com at this URL.

Alternate-Day Diet
A website devoted to the Alternate-Day Diet developed by Dr. James Johnson, a modified version of alternate-day fasting that has enabled some people to restrict calories while losing weight.

Fast-5 Diet
A website devoted to Dr. Bert Herring’s Fast-5 Diet, which can be considered a variant of the carb concentrated diet strategy. You can download a pdf file of Dr. Herring’s book for free from this website.

Carbohydrate Addict’s Diet
A website dedicated to the Carbohydrate Addict’s Diet developed by Drs. Richard and Rachael Heller. The carb concentrated diet strategy represents a generalization of their pioneering program, which has enjoyed great commercial success.