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  1. Mar 2022
    1. There are a few things we know that promote longevity and healthspan. Caloric restriction and intermittent fasting are one of the most effective ways of doing so as shown by research in virtually all species.

      This could explain why Dr Clemens' [[PKD]] protocol has me around 1,000 calories a day

  2. Oct 2021
    1. 4:42 "as monks and mediators, we only eat once in the morning." This seems quite plausibly an acquired wisdom, as opposed to a quirk of the practice. While I've not yet read much of the science myself, I've heard a great deal about the benefits of intermittent fasting. Moreover, there's interesting research suggesting that making breakfast your biggest meal provides benefits. I would not be at all surprised if eating only once in the morning is the optimal approach.