extropy: Re: Calorie Restriction (Thank you CR Society)

Re: Calorie Restriction (Thank you CR Society)

Patrick Wilken (patrickw@cs.monash.edu.au)
Fri, 6 Nov 1998 10:01:51 +1000

>After being on CR with inadequate nutrition for about 6 years during
>high-school, I look 3 years younger than I am, but had headaches,
>depression, and was not sexually active, so there were trade-offs.
>NOW, I am on cyclical calorie-restriction with DARN NEAR OPTIMAL

What is cyclical CR? Is this fasting on alternative days? I've heard that if you don't want to cut down calories on all days a few days fast is nearly as good. Even increased eating on non-fast days still keeps your overall calorie intake below normal. But are there health issues with fasting?

best, patrick

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