Caloric restriction: powerful protection for the aging heart and vasculature.

@article{Weiss2011CaloricRP,
  title={Caloric restriction: powerful protection for the aging heart and vasculature.},
  author={Edward P. Weiss and Edward Saltzman},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={301 4},
  pages={H1205-19}
}
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Research has shown that the majority of the cardiometabolic alterations associated with an increased risk of CVD (e.g., insulin resistance/type 2 diabetes, abdominal obesity, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and inflammation) can be prevented, and even reversed, with the implementation of healthier diets and regular exercise. Data from animal and human studies indicate that more drastic interventions… CONTINUE READING