Chapter 22. Caloric Restriction, Longevity, and Adiposity

  1. Todd Leff2 and
  2. James G. Granneman3
  1. Leanne M. Redman and
  2. Eric Ravussin

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629527.ch22

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease

How to Cite

Redman, L. M. and Ravussin, E. (2010) Caloric Restriction, Longevity, and Adiposity, in Adipose Tissue in Health and Disease (eds T. Leff and J. G. Granneman), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629527.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, 540 E. Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201, USA

  2. 3

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Center for Integrative Metabolic and Endocrine Research, Department of Psychiatry, 550 E. Canfield, Detroit, MI 48201, USA

Author Information

  1. Louisiana State University System, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Department of Human Physiology, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318575

Online ISBN: 9783527629527

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Keywords:

  • caloric restriction;
  • longevity;
  • adiposity;
  • obesity;
  • chronic disease;
  • aging

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physiological Changes with Aging

  • Aging and Caloric Restriction

  • Energy Restriction may Alter the “Rate of Living”

  • CR and Oxidative Stress

  • CR and Cardiovascular Disease

  • CR and Insulin Resistance/Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

  • What is Known from Humans?

  • Could CR Increase Longevity in Humans?

  • CR Mimetics

  • Conclusions

  • References