Calorie Restriction Leads To Some Brain Benefits But Not Others In Mice14 years, 7 months ago
Posted on Oct 27, 2004, 4 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
Severe calorie restriction prevents certain aging-related changes in the brain, including the accumulation of free radicals and impairments in coordination and strength, according to a mouse study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. However, the dietary changes did not seem to prevent mice from developing some cognitive deficits associated with age, such as declines in memory.