Nutrition and Diet
- Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI)
The BMI is widely used to assess degrees of obesity.
Use the BMI calculator to find out if you are overweight.
- Optimum Nutrition
A definition of Optimum Nutrition and the guidelines provided by
the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
- Caloric Restriction Calculator
This calculator provides a control against which to measure your degree of caloric restriction (CR).
- Caloric Restriction and Intermittent Fasting
Caloric Restriction and Intermittent Fasting are dietary interventions to increase lifespan. These are
the only scientifically proven ways to enhance health and longevity.
- Weight-Based Percent CR Calculator
This calculator uses the Mifflin-St Jeor equations to estimate the percentage of caloric restriction
based on changes in weight and physical activity.
- Anti-aging Strategies
This is a compilation of over 100 specific anti-aging strategies by
Dr. Michael Lam. Every strategy is based on scientific research backed by years of clinical experience.
- Make your own Mineral Water
Mineral water provides chemical elements essential for health and longevity.
- Gerolsteiner Mineral Water
- Mineral composition of one of Europe's most popular mineral waters.
- Vitamins and Minerals.
General information about micronutrients and dietary deficiencies.
- How to Count Calories.
A practical guide for counting the calories in the food that you eat. What you need to know to lose weight.
- Nutritional Content of Foods
The USDA National Nutrient Database contains information about 6800 different foods.
You can search this extensive resource to find out the number of calories in produce or packaged foods.
The information contains detailed nutrition data such as the amount of protein, fat, carbohydrates,
and fiber. The analysis of fat contains the proportions of the fatty acid constituents.
- Macronutrient Calculator
Customize the ratio of macronutrients for any specific caloric requirement. This calculator takes
into consideration fiber, protein, fat, and carbohydrates.
- Effect of Calorie Restriction on Body Weight
A correlation of the experimental mouse CR data with the Mifflin-St Jeor human energy equations.
The results lead to some interesting conclusions about the maximum safe percent CR.
- Tools and Resources for the Calorie Restriction Diet
A guide about books, software, recipes, blogs, and web sites dealing with CRON.
- Artificial Sweeteners
Chemical Structure of Sugar Substitutes and Artificial Sweeteners
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