Research

The most well known study for a caloric restricted diet is called “CALERIE”, a government funded research study. The premise is that a “restricted diet” increases longevity and delays age related diseases.

http://calerie.dcri.duke.edu/about/index.html

determine whether alternate-day fasting is a feasible method of dietary restriction in nonobese humans and whether it improves known biomarkers of longevity.

http://www.ajcn.org/content/81/1/69.full