[ExI] PaleoCRON?

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue Apr 26 20:15:11 UTC 2011

On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 09:46:47PM +0200, Jones Murphy wrote:
> For those prone to type II diabetes(by far the most common type), the
> blood sugar benefits of CR prevent and/or cure their diabetes entirely
> if CR onset is early enough. That's worth a couple of decades. Similar

In case of life-shortening diseases for which CR is a therapy you can
of course push it it farther. Or ordinary healthy people capable
of hitting 80+ years on autopilot CR offers only marginal cruise

> is true for those prone to cardiovascular disease. Those are two big
> groups, accounting for about half of all deaths between them.

My 10-30 years of maximum push by CR/healthy lifestyle were just
an educated guess. I'm glad that wasn't too far off.

The actual problem is that almost no one has the self-discipline
to make it happen. I cannot see me add more than 5-10 years to my
natural span without running into a serious asceticism control wall.
Giving up alcohol for good instead of just rationing it? A cold
day in hell. 

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