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OFAS | Orentreich Foundation for the Advancement of Science


Highlighting scientific research which concerns disease, aging discoveries and healthy living.
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Our 2013 and 2015 symposia focused on issues concerning diet and aging.
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High Fat Diet Improves Healthspan and Memory

A recent study has demonstrated that a ketogenic diet significantly improved memory in aging mice and increased the animal’s chances of surviving to old age, opening up a new area of inquiry in aging research. Eating a ketogenic diet – which is high in fat and low in...

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High Fat Diet Extends Longevity and Healthspan

As more people age well past their 70s, researchers have increasingly explored the issues of health and quality of life during aging. A recent mouse study at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine sheds revealed that a high-fat, or ketogenic, diet not only...

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