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Old 03-04-2007, 09:21 AM   #1
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Good story on anti aging from Nova....focuses on cal restriction (but I bet IF is the next step)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3401/01.html
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Old 03-05-2007, 06:33 PM   #2
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Been toying with IF for the past three months... I notice improvements in sleep (always been a problem). Body fat still around 8-9%, as usual. Anecdotal.. I know.

Thinking outloud.... I have some crazy Star-Trek science at my disposal at work. I am strongly considering doing a whole-genome gene expression study on myself. Impact of IF on this and that.

Problem... I don't have the guts to take a biopsy punch from the various tissues of my body.

Any volunteers? I just need 50-100mg of tissue from your liver, skeletal muscle (thigh or ass will do), fat, kidney.. and perhaps a piece of your left ventricle.

Volunteers will be compensated by a pat on the back, handshake and free sample pack of Viagra (I know a guy in sales).

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Old 03-05-2007, 06:42 PM   #3
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sorry if this is a thread hijack.

I'm currently building a laboratory for the Buck Institute for Age Research in Novato, CA. Their site (www.buckinstitute.org) has a bunch of interesting info relating to their research. I guess they were one of the first institutes in CA to jump in on stem cell research. They've got a links page with some interesting articles relating to diet and excercise, etc, it's a bit disconcerning that there are a lot of links that relate to subjects that we here already know are malarky.
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Old 03-06-2007, 04:13 AM   #4
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Been toying with IF for the past three months... I notice improvements in sleep (always been a problem). Body fat still around 8-9%, as usual. Anecdotal.. I know.

Thinking outloud.... I have some crazy Star-Trek science at my disposal at work. I am strongly considering doing a whole-genome gene expression study on myself. Impact of IF on this and that.

Problem... I don't have the guts to take a biopsy punch from the various tissues of my body.

Any volunteers? I just need 50-100mg of tissue from your liver, skeletal muscle (thigh or ass will do), fat, kidney.. and perhaps a piece of your left ventricle.

Volunteers will be compensated by a pat on the back, handshake and free sample pack of Viagra (I know a guy in sales).

Brad
Can I volunteer someone? *looks in Ron's direction*
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Brad, if you had offered a pat on the ass, I was in.
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On a serious note, anyone try the recipes in this month's journal... very tasty. Most excellent! They make the replenishment meal, after a fast, a much anticipated event.
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I made a site with the purpose of being a clearing house for this specific subject
feel free to link any cool stories you might have.

http://www.humanhack.com/index.php
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