Dr. Mey will first review the core concepts to biological aging. He will then share evidence that suggest nutritional calorie restriction promotes longevity, discussing research across animal models, human observational studies and even rigorous human clinical trials. Finally, Dr. Mey will identify caveats in the premise that calorie restriction promotes longevity, including concerns for muscle mass, physical function and low body weight.
Performance Indicators* / Learning Objectives:
6.2.3 Interprets data to make recommendations and to inform decisions.
6.2.5 Applies research/evidence-based findings to improve practice, service delivery, and health and nutrition of customers.
8.1.4 Demonstrates knowledge of nutrient requirements throughout the life span and their role in health promotion and disease management.
*This course has been approved for continuing education for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Dietetic Technicians, Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).