Caloric restriction, longevity and aging: Recent contributions from human and non-human primate studies

  title={Caloric restriction, longevity and aging: Recent contributions from human and non-human primate studies},
  author={Fabien Pifferi and Fabienne Aujard},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  • F. Pifferi, F. Aujard
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry
The health benefits of chronic caloric restriction (CR) resulting in lifespan extension are well established in many species and has been recently demonstrated also in non-human primates, but its effects in humans remain to be proven on a long-term basis. CR might be a very efficient anti-aging strategy but its definition and limits must be well understood before envisaging to apply it to human. In this review, we first report and compare the recently issued CR studies in non-human primates and… Expand

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