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Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 26 February 2003
Vol. 2003, Issue 8, p. re2
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2003.8.re2]


Subfield History: Caloric Restriction, Slowing Aging, and Extending Life

Edward J. Masoro

The author is an emeritus professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900, USA. E-mail: masoro{at};2003/8/re2

Key Words: calorie restriction • caloric restriction • diet • longevity

Abstract: Caloric restriction has resulted in a consistent robust increase in the maximal length of life in mammalian species. This article reviews significant advances over the long history of research on calorie restriction and longevity.

Citation: E. J. Masoro, Subfield History: Caloric Restriction, Slowing Aging, and Extending Life. Science's SAGE KE (26 February 2003),;2003/8/re2

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