The gallbladder concentrates and stores bile as a pear-shaped sac which it can release to help digestion after a fatty meal.
Calorie restriction (CR) implies the reduction of calories in order to improve health and slow the ageing process. Animal testing has proven CR to be an effective anti-ageing dietary solution. Biomarkers such as cholesterol and blood pressure showed positive indications during these tests. CR aims to supply an adequate amount of calories, vitamins and minerals to the body. This involves limiting the intake of macronutrients such as protein and carbohydrates while maintaining the amount of micronutrients.