ⓘ NIA rhesus macaque calorie restriction study. The NIA rhesus macaque calorie restriction study was a study started in 1987 by the National Institute of Aging. I ..

                                     

ⓘ NIA rhesus macaque calorie restriction study

The NIA rhesus macaque calorie restriction study was a study started in 1987 by the National Institute of Aging. It showed that calorie restriction did not extend years of life or reduce age-related deaths in rhesus monkeys. It did improve certain measures of health, however.

These results were publicized as being different from the Wisconsin rhesus macaque calorie restriction study, which also started in 1987 and showed an increase in the lifespan of rhesus macaques following calorie restriction.

                                     
  • Institutes of Health. His research on calorie restriction in rhesus macaques suggested that calorie restriction in monkeys have no significant effects