Caloric restriction improves memory in elderly humans.

  title={Caloric restriction improves memory in elderly humans.},
  author={Arnold Witte and Manfred Fobker and Reinhold Gellner and Stefan Knecht and Agnes Fl{\"o}el},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={106 4},
Animal studies suggest that diets low in calories and rich in unsaturated fatty acids (UFA) are beneficial for cognitive function in age. Here, we tested in a prospective interventional design whether the same effects can be induced in humans. Fifty healthy, normal- to overweight elderly subjects (29 females, mean age 60.5 years, mean body mass index 28 kg… CONTINUE READING