Want to Live Longer? You May Have to Fast Every Day

New study shows that calorie restriction on its own achieves nothing, but fasting for most of the day, every day, has geroprotective effects

Ruth Schuster
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We can call it a vale of tears till the cows come home but the fact is, most of us aspire to die old, if at all. Vast effort is going into aging in hope of staving off the evil day. Therefore, studies suggesting a longer life in abstemious animals (albeit ones held in captivity who were simply fed less) were hailed. But why actually they lived longer remained unclear.

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