Remember- It's all About Portion CONTROL and healthy decisions.
The goal of Calorie Restriction is to achieve a longer and healthier life by
* eating fewer calories
* consuming adequate vitamins, minerals, and other essential nutrients
Extensive scientific research has shown that a CR diet improves the health and extends the lifespan of every species so far tested, including worms, spiders, rodents, dogs, cows and monkeys. We believe that people who adopt a CR diet will see the same results longer life and better health.
How do I Start?
Simply eating less will not improve health or extend lifespan - it will lead to malnutrition.
Read the Walfords' and Brian M. Delaney's books
These books provide a very accessible overview of the science behind Calorie Restriction, and several concrete ways to successfully start a Calorie Restricted diet, without causing malnutrition. The most recent is the The Longevity Diet, by CR Society President Brian M. Delaney and Lisa Walford. Other books include:
Walford, Dr. Roy, "Beyond the 120 Year Diet : How to Double Your Vital Years" Walford, Dr. Roy L.; Walford, Lisa, "The Anti-Aging Plan: Strategies and Recipes for Extending Your Healthy Years"
All of these books also contain many recipes and tips for nutrition-dense, calorie-sparse meals.