Methionine content of food items

To facilitate following a methionine restriction diet, I’ve put together a Filemaker solution which will provide you with the methionine content for the majority of the items in the USDA nutrients database, version SR27. The solution also includes the content of cysteine, leucine, glycine, and choline. The Predicted Renal Acid Load…

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Methionine Restriction abstracts

Grandison, R. C., M. D. Piper, and L. Partridge (2009) Nature 462:1061-1064. Amino-acid imbalance explains extension of lifespan by dietary restriction in Drosophila. Dietary restriction extends healthy lifespan in diverse organisms and reduces fecundity. It is widely assumed to induce adaptive reallocation of nutrients from reproduction to somatic maintenance, aiding…

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Research Proposal: Treating Cancer-Related Anorexia-Cachexia
 with a Methionine Restricted Diet

Henry Olders, MD November 6, 2013 Research Proposal: Treating Cancer-Related Anorexia-Cachexia with a Methionine Restricted Diet Anorexia and cachexia are frequent concomitants of the later stages of cancer, and contribute significantly to poor quality of life (QOL). Moreover, family members and friends of cancer patients with anorexia and cachexia are…

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