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Tue Apr 26 13:40:24 UTC 2011
On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 4:21 AM, Stefano Vaj <stefano.vaj at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think we all have some anedoctical evidence as to the dividends of
> caloric restriction, but I suspect they may be especially important
> when nutrition is NOT optimal, in particular in terms of
> proportionally high carb intake.
And there are actual primate studies that show caloric restriction
does extend life span in a statistically significant way.
> I am inclined to believe both that carb damages are somewhat limited
> if you eat very little of anything (see famine societies...), and that
> eating very little of anything make for a slower, more parsimonious
> metabolism anyway.
> OTOH, one wonders what's the point of exchanging performance and
> intensity against duration. A distinctly anti-transhumanist attitude,
> if one asks me.
Why is that Stefano? Living long enough to enjoy the transhumanist
future seems like it would be the transhumanist way. What am I missing
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