Meal timing strategies such as intermittent fasting or eating earlier in the daytime appear to help people lose weight by lowering appetite rather than burning more calories, according to a recent study. It is the first to show how meal timing affects 24-hour energy metabolism when food intake and meal frequency are matched. “Coordinating meals… Read more

Scientists have identified a molecule that they say could serve as a fountain of youth for the vascular system. It could also offer a way to turn back the circulatory system’s clock, say researchers. The molecule, which the liver produces during fasting or calorie restriction, can delay vascular aging by preventing senescence — the gradual… Read more