Need advice on anti-ageing diet.

:-Peter obrien at pharm.med.upenn.edu
Thu Apr 24 13:32:53 EST 1997

>rreid at earth.execpc.com (Rodney Reid) opined:

>>Alex Hunter (none at ic.ac.uk) wrote:
>>: Hi, I was wondering if anyone could explain to me how I can switch to
>>: a restricted calorie diet of the type which has been found to reduce
>>: ageing and increase longevity in animal experiments for many years?
>>: I understand it involves reducing body weight to at least 10% below
>>: the normal minimum weight, and restricting your calorie intake in some
>>: way while replacing some essential nutrients with supplements. I do
>>: not know the details of which supplements to take and by how much the
>>: calorie intake must be reduced and how to monitor this accurately?
>>:   Since I have repeatedly tried fairly low calorie diets from the age
>>: of around 20 (I am now 30), whilst remaining slightly over the average
>>: weight for my height for all this time: could this have already had
>>: any effect in delaying ageing?

>Its called the CRAN (Calorie Restricted Adequate(?) Nutrients)
>diet.   "The 120-year diet" by Roy Walford (isbn 0-671-46677-1) has sample
>CRAN recipes.    According to the old sci.l-e FAQ, slowly reducing your
>calorie intake over 4-6 years is the best way to do CRAN;  so your low
>calorie diet experimentation may pay off by speeding up (for you) the time
>it takes for you to get there.     If CRAN is done too rapidly, it reduces
>lifespan in animals.

Let's not forget the updated version  called CRANK.  It's fairly complex,
but I'll summarize and simplify it for the lay public:

1. Take one Fiesta, Sprint, Mini, or other teeny-tiny auto, modify it to
attain light speed. 


3. Fly it to the nearest  Black Hole, remain on the outer edge only,
since  entry will cause drastic reduction in body fat volume, which may be

4. Eat as much as you want of whatever you want, for as long as you want.

5. Return to Earth (leave the car hidden, it will be embarrassingly outdated).

You will appear to be younger than your chronological age, and will have
lost a seemingly infinite amount of weight compared to your in-flight
mass, regardless of your diet!

I guarantee that if you follow this diet, the results will astound you!


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