Caloric Restriction and Incidence of Breast Cancer – (03-22-04)

Caloric Restriction and Incidence of Breast Cancer

Knowing that caloric restriction without nutrient restriction is the only “anti-aging” approach that consistently extends life span in mammals, the results of this study should not surprise anyone. However, I will not exactly advocate anorexia followed by pregnancy to lower your risk of breast cancer (which is what this study evaluated), but a whopping 76% reduction is breast cancer risk is incredible. Most likely the lowered risk is tied in with insulin signaling somewhere.

JAMA — Abstracts: Michels and Ekbom 291 (10): 1226 –

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James Bogash

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