Caloric restriction, body fat and ageing in experimental models.

@article{Das2004CaloricRB,
  title={Caloric restriction, body fat and ageing in experimental models.},
  author={Mainak Das and Ilan Gabriely and Nir Barzilai},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2004},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={13-9}
}
Caloric restriction in animal models delays many age-related pathological conditions. Ageing rats have characteristically increased body weight, fat mass and a specific body fat distribution. This report will focus on the potential cause-effect relationship between increased fat mass and accelerated ageing. In humans, increased fat mass (obesity), and in particular increases in abdominal obesity as a result of deposition of visceral fat, are associated with the metabolic syndrome of ageing… CONTINUE READING

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